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What you’ll be doing...

We are looking to hire a Test Automation Architect with Project Management experience to join the Verizon Business IT Team. The Automation Architect will be responsible for designing, developing and driving robust frameworks, toolsets and consistent tests that will be used to ensure the quality of the product. The right person will have proven core QA competencies and the ability to create stable automated tests, high attention to detail, and ability to work in heavily Continuous Deployment environments.

  • Design/develop and maintain KPI driven testing/automation framework for continuous improvement.
  • DevOps Test automation architect role is to provide automation development strategy and manage projects like 5G for Verizon business mission critical applications.
  • Collaborate with other systems, technical leads, as well as business partners, to drive meaningful strategic decisions.
  • Define, develop, and deploy test automation solutions and infrastructure that help us release just in time high quality products.
  • Develop Test Plans, Cases, and Scripts to support Verizon vision and strategy.
  • Lead independently on existing and new large Verizon initiatives.
  • Report and escalate issues according to project and release risks.
  • Create and communicate test metrics and status reports and attend status meetings.
  • Assist in integrating and help innovate with new ideas for more streamlined test data management (TDM) processes that meet the needs of Development and test teams.
  • Proactively monitor the system for any signs of weakness, build reliable systems considering future growth. Main attention is to continuously incorporate System improvements with latest DevOps technologies, Prepare, plan and incorporate modifications to address gaps.
  • Work closely with development teams & various QA Business teams in instrumenting their workflow to build a solution on an enterprise level f/w which in turn increases coverage and quality needs.
  • Work with other members of our QA organization to help define continuous testing and test automation enablement aspects for our test automation portfolio and help drive their implementation across the organization.
  • Create and provide documentation (i.e. how to, automation standards, DevOps practices, platform roadmaps, etc.), training to operations and other technical teams, as well as assist the delivery and operations teams during the implementation and support of customer solutions.

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of exerience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Java, Selenium, Robot Automation, Angular, Eclipse IDE, Rest Assured, Appium, Databases, APIs (REST/SOAP).
  • Experience with continuous Delivery concepts and tools such as Jenkins, vulnerability tools such as Sonar, Fortify.
  • Willingness travel up to 25% of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Comptuter Science,Information Systems or related discipline.
  • Experience in managing large projects including supervisory/lead experience.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of Continuous Delivery and/or DevOps solutions.
  • Experience with Test automation of Mobile applications (Android, iOS, Windows) which includes Hybrid and Native apps.
  • Experience in creating Dashboard and the KPI customizations for SDLC metrics reporting for the test coverage, test, release status, etc.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience in PostGresSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Kibana, JaCoCo, Elastic search and SQL queries.
  • Experience of JAVA, Java Script, VBScript, Java SWING, Apache POI and XML parsing.
  • Knowledge of Software Version Control systems: Git, AccuRev, SVN etc.
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems, Networks, hardware and common Performance related issues.
  • Decision making andleadership abilities.
  • Organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Verbal andwritten communication skills.

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