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QA Automation Engineer
Job Order #16879
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Oregon - Added Oct 29, 2019

Full Description:

QA Automation Engineer

Position Summary

The Software QA Automation Engineer works within the Product Engineering department and is responsible for the design, creation and execution of automated test cases across all stages of product development.    

Product Engineering projects operate under tight and critical deadlines. The Software QA Automation Engineer must be able to work efficiently and effectively within these time constraints to identify the highest risks that must be addressed for determining release readiness. This is a 6-month contract assignment with possibility for extension. Location: Downtown Portland headquarters. 


  • Analyze user stories and manual tests in order to create automated software tests
    Create automated software test suites for sprint based releases on multiple and simultaneous projects

  • Create and maintain data sets for tests

  • Documenting and execute test cases

  • Communicate progress of automated test development

  • Analyze, interpret and summarize test results and metrics and communicate to appropriate teams.

  • Work with a strong collaborative Scrum team

  • Train, mentor and influence other staff on software automation

  • Foster and maintain good relationships with Product Engineering clients to ensure processes are integrated to support expected quality

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to follow through with all tasks, promises, and commitments

  • Expertise in the principles of software automation

  • Demonstrated experience providing estimates on requirements and solution information

  • Demonstrated experience creating automated tests for multi-tier, web-based applications

  • Demonstrated experience creating automated test solutions on at least two of the following operating systems: Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX.

  • API or Service Testing experience

  • Experience developing test automation frameworks

  • Ability to design and execute performance/load/stress tests with both web and windows client applications is a plus

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High level of initiative and self-motivation

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time effectively, determine priorities, and move work forward

  • Demonstrated ability to assess the effectiveness of processes and procedures and recommend improvements

  • Must be able to perform the physical and intellectual requirements of the role, with or without accommodation

Education and experience

Minimum B.S. degree in computer science or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
At least two years automating tests for a multi-tier, web-based applications
Experience with critical data validation including accuracy of formulae and algorithms used in the processing and reporting of stored data
Working experience in both Linux and Windows environment


Please send your resume to Chad at

Reference job #CAS-#16879

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