Principal QA Automation Engineer
Ashburn, VA 
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Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you'll be doing...

The person in this position will drive the automation framework architecture and design. This role will collaborate with other QA Automation Engineers to build a framework that can be leveraged to test multiple products through automation and provide accurate reporting and metrics. You will apply your experience and knowledge in reviewing requirements, creating test plans, detailed test cases, test reports, and producing quality assurance metrics.

  • Utilize open source tools or develop custom scripts for automating tests to validate software products involving both back-end processing systems and Web-based GUIs.

  • Write automation code using Java/Python as well as custom Linux shell scripts.

  • Support the scoping and implementation of technical solutions: estimate, prioritize, and coordinate testing activities.

  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans, test cases, and test reports.

  • Execute functional, integration, regression, performance, and resiliency tests for multiple applications/subsystems.

  • Identify, record, and thoroughly document bugs.

  • Track quality assurance metrics.

Where you'll be working...

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience

  • Experience creating an automation framework and automated test cases for UI, API, and back-end data processing applications.

  • Led an effort automating a regression backlog as well as new feature development.

  • Need to have working knowledge of Linux operating system

  • Scripting experience with programming languages such as Java, Python or Perl.

  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%

Even better if you have:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant engineering field, or relevant experience.

  • Eight or more years of experience in software development or QA automation.

  • CI/CD experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good soft skills in working with other engineering and analytical teams to arrive at optimal solutions to technical challenges.

  • Experience with the following technologies/processes: SMTP, DNS, TCP/IP, Database/SQL knowledge, Atlassian suite, Networking technologies, Agile methodologies

  • Big Data technologies - Hadoop/HBase/SOLR/Kafka/Nifi.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 6 years
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