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Software Automation Engineer in Knoxville, TN

  • Location:
    Knoxville , Tennessee
  • Category:
    Software Engineer
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Seeking a detail-oriented Software Automation Engineer in Knoxville, TN to take a role on the Media and Content Deliver Automation team in developing test automation suites and to organize manual ad hoc testing on the front end of our user-facing web applications, backend services and microservices.
If you’re passionate about zero-touch deployment, and are passionate about writing test automation suites, and have started to write your own automation by architecting solutions that generate automated test cases, passionate about video, you’ll be a great fit. If you’ve worked in DevOps-oriented teams and have experience testing not only software, but also coded infrastructure, you’ll be an even greater fit.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain, write, and execute test plans and test cases.
  • Generate test execution reports to management and the product team.
  • Estimate testing efforts in a dynamic environment as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Contribute to building testing best practices to roadmap, release and sprint planning activities
  • Works with automation architect to develop, execute and maintain test plans and test cases against our cloud-based infrastructure and enterprise-grade platform software platforms.
  • Plan and execute ad-hoc manual testing of end to end product features and user scenarios (i.e., user stories).
  • Review test plans with product owner and software engineering lead to gain concurrence on goals, coverage and test approach.
  • Analyze and communicate test results to product owner and software engineering lead (defect tracking, coverage gap analysis)
  • Communicate test status to project manager (progress against test plan)
  • Contribute best practices to company’s performance and scalability testing efforts.
  • Write specialized testing tools as needed for use in testing our software platform

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of functional/technical best practices for quality assurance testing of web applications. Some experience with test automation.
  • Some experience with test planning.
  • Experience working as part of an Agile engineering team.
  • Experience developing and testing large scale Java web application projects.
  • Knowledge of web content management and page delivery systems, ad sales and trafficking systems, and related business processes
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment, including building consensus and negotiating solutions
  • Ability to hold others accountable in an agile collaborative environment
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and logical reasoning skills
  • Strong time management skills with a history of meeting commitments
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to determine the root cause of complex issues
  • Willingness to step out of comfort zone to get the job done..
  • Experience with static code analysis tools which include test coverage metrics.
  • Utilizing this information to plan a backlog and prioritization.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate/ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Web Technologies is desired


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