Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 30, 2020
The Digital Application QA automation engineer is responsible for both application quality and performance. The responsibilities include one or more of the following:
1. Performing in-sprint functional acceptance automation using the relevant tools and frameworks by collaborating with the development and product teams.
2. Development and implementation of stress and parallel tests for non-functional requirements.
3. Design and Development of custom testing framework for better control of execution and overall management (selection, logging, reporting ...etc.)
4. Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.
5. Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
6. Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.
The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others. Based on past experiences and knowledge, the incumbent normally works independently with minimal management input and review of end results.
· Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
· One year or more of software development experience or a master’s degree in computer science or related field.
Top candidates will also have:
· Proven experience in some of the following,
o Develops and maintains UI & API Test automation frameworks
o Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.
o Hands on experience in JS, Java or Python is preferred
o Test driven development and behavior driven development.
· Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,
o Strong analytical skills to identify test plan automation possibilities
o Develops and maintains performance testing using tools such as Selenium Grid or Browser Stack, LoadRunner or JMeter and AppDynamics
o Knowledge and understanding of DevOps principles and performance analysis
· Ability to effectively work with engineering to ensure on-time product delivery
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field is required
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.