Kforce Test Automation Engineer in Tampa, Florida

Kforce has a client seeking a Test Automation Engineer in Tampa, FL.Summary:The successful applicant will be responsible for testing and ensuring quality in core and web-based Java applications to support all business areas and associated acceptance criteria. The candidate creates and maintains automation scripts to ensure information systems services and programs meet acceptance criteria. This person provides technical support to delivery teams which may include performance testing and creation of utilities to support testing. They will also plan and execute automation tasks and ensure testing standards are followed within the team.Responsibilities:

  • As an agile team member, ensures the sprint objectives are completed in a timely manner, consistently achieving team commitments regardless of role

  • Adheres to the establishment of group standards and processes; participates in the Community of Practice

  • Creates and maintains functionality of automation scripts using Selenium, Unified Functional Tester (formerly QTP) and other tools to increase testing productivity by providing technical solutions, utilities and process improvement initiatives

  • Adheres to testing standards within scripts and mentors other team members to follow such standards; adheres up to date testing methodologies (such as BDD and TDD) and tools to implement methodologies

  • Collaborates with stakeholders and agile team members to achieve business results; analyzes acceptance criteria and provides feedback to business on development projects

  • As an agile team member performs functional testing (Java programs, Batch, and Web) to ensure programs meet stated business objectives

  • Provides support for investigating and troubleshooting production issues

  • Works with team members and stakeholders to provide testing statuses, keeps team informed of new requests/changes in processes/procedures, including escalating testing issues and issues requiring management attention

  • Bachelor's degree and four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Certified Software Tester (CSTE), Certified Software Quality Assurance (CSQA), Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL), Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL), and Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP) a plus

  • Understands the business processes and the technology platform that enables it

  • Experience in the use of Selenium and Unified Functional Tester (UFT) is essential

  • Requires an understanding of the application of the agile development methodology

  • Requires strong SQL (or related) skills, manual testing experience, web based testing experience, experience with Java and/or GUI

  • Experience with ALM and Version One is required

  • Experience with large databases a plus

  • Network experience and/or experience with XML is helpful, but not required

  • Strong communication skills needed to collaborate with other groups

Also Seeking:

  • Flexibility and adaption

  • Communication and collaboration

  • Ability and desire to learn

  • Team oriented - tolerance and helpfulness

  • Drive for results

  • Customer focus/engagement

  • Responsibility/accountability

  • Integrity

  • Attentiveness

  • Quality Focus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years