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QA Automation Engineer

Springfield, Missouri
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
Responsible for ensuring high quality outcomes through the software development process by testing each part to ensure it meets company standards before moving to the next phase.

Responsible for ensuring high quality outcomes through the software development process by testing each part to ensure it meets company standards before moving to the next phase.

  • Responsible for setup, configuration, and maintenance of automation environment and framework.
  • Design, develop and maintain a modular, extensible and reusable test automation harness and scripts.
  • Develop efficient and accurate automated performance test scripts.
  • Accurately communicate testing estimates, status, and continually work toward removing project roadblocks with targeted on-time delivery against stated schedules.
  • Identify, report, and track product defects as well as address need for additional product functionality in a clear and concise form.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, ability to automate, or testing implications.
  • Evaluates, builds, executes, and maintains a full test automation library with test scenarios to ensure requirements coverage and regression coverage.
  • Write, revise, and verify test plans and test procedures for program defect identification, environment needs, and product feature evaluations.
  • Assist in the evaluation and perform functional, regression, and integrated testing against new or modified software programs and procedures used to verify that programs function according to requirements and conform to establishment guidelines, manual or automated.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 1 year of work experience performing automated software script development and execution
  • At least 1 year of work experience writing manual test cases, test plans, and test execution.
  • Strong understanding of technology, software quality assurance standards and practices with a natural inquisitiveness.
  • Strong written and verbal communication with active listening skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of technical and non-technical personnel via matrix navigation.
  • Ability to logically identify issues using a level of abstraction and troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills and prediction where necessary in identifying defects, test coverage, and gaps in requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret business requirements and read, write and identify test specifications, test plans, and test scenarios.
  • Ability to balance individual and team effort in collaborative processes while meeting set deadlines.
  • Strong written and detail-oriented skills to effectively produce quality test cases and related test and release documentation with a high level of coverage.

  • Experience with structured delivery processes
  • Experience with full lifecycle development and using Agile methods
  • Experience in working with web-based, pc-based, and mobile applications built with Java, .NET, Web technologies, Linux utilizing varying databases for data storage and retrieval.
  • Knowledge of where test automation applies, its usage, and maintenance needs.
  • Selenium or test automation scripting tool equivalent.
  • Ability to interpret and apply scripting languages (e.g. JavaScript) used by the test automation tool.
  • Familiarity with Node.js, web object identification (e.g. XPath)

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Netsmart does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.
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  • Job Reference: 671156871-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
  • Location: Springfield, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent