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Lead Test Automation Engineer


About the role:

We are looking for a highly skilled test automation engineer to design automation tests. Test automation engineers' duties include designing automation scripts and finding solutions for automation problems. You should also be committed to developing skills to provide up-to-date solutions. To be successful as a test automation engineer, you should be exceptionally accurate and possess a superior mathematical aptitude. Ultimately, a top-notch test automation engineer will be proficient in programming languages and have excellent time management skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Primary responsibility will be to design and automate web application testing using Selenium WebDriver, REST API and Appium testing.
  • You should be able to develop test automation framework and optimize the existing framework as per the latest changes, TDD script and debug.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of QA principles, methodologies, and techniques to test and assure the quality of B2B, B2C software.
  • Leads sophisticated defect detection, problem solving and troubleshooting with software.
  • Designs the overall testing plan and master test schedule for simple level projects. Performs in a lead capacity role within the team in making decisions for the quality assurance of the project / application.
  • Recommends quality improvement initiatives for future application / project releases.
  • Regularly coaches and mentors less experienced team members.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the design and development of all aspects of automated testing along with creation, execution, and maintenance of automated scripts
  • Analyze, design, and build automated test cases based on system requirements and design specification.
  • Understand functional content of assigned projects.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent with minimum 5 to 6 years of in-depth experience on automation testing in agile environment.
  • Strong expertise in Selenium web driver automation framework.
  • Experience with REST API testing automation.
  • Knowledge and experience in testing cloud-based SaaS products.
  • Strong understanding of Core JAVA and OO Concepts.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams across multiple time zones.
  • Understanding of product development lifecycle with specific experience in using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

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What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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