Sr Front End QA Automation Engineer

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Closes
Jul 19, 2017
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SR FRONT END QA AUTOMATION ENGINEERAbout the Team:Both online and in-store, Target is changing the game in retail.  A commitment has been made to focus on tech innovation throughout the company. This attitude is especially reflected in the future of the online Gift Registry site. The Sr. Front End QA Automation Engineer has the opportunity within the Gift Registry team to help rebuild the Web App from the ground up using the latest and greatest QA automation tools and technology.  As the team is rebuilding the site, we're looking for a team member to build a great automated testing framework from scratch alongside the developers.  We have complete control of our CI/CD process to which we release as often as we want to.Responsibilities:
  • Be a key problem solving engineer within our product engineering scrum team
  • Develop test plans, scenarios and test cases for functional, regression and system level test activities for Desktop/Web and Mobile apps
  • Develop, execute and automate QA tasks
  • Participate in sprint and release planning to understand the requirements and ensure high quality as well as great user experience
  • Bug life cycle management - defect tracking, defect reporting, defect analysis and defect verification
  • Support Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Improve, optimize, and identify opportunities for software quality
  • Identify potential problems users may encounter
  • Review user interfaces for consistency and functionality
  • Develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience testing highly distributed, complex Web apps
  • 3+ years hands-on experience creating automated test scripts for Web apps
  • Extensive experience with Selenium Grid and Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience with test data management
  • Great experience with defect tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Effective communication
Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 3+ years of experience building automation tests for Web apps
  • Enjoys direct collaboration with UX, Product and Development experts
  • Experience with CI/CD related tools such as Jenkins, Drone and Maven
  • Experience with version control such as Git and GitHub
  • Prior working knowledge of JavaScript - Front End testing
  • Seeks out and stays current with the latest test automation trends

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