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Automation QA Engineer

Software QA | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Automation QA Engineer 1806

Come and join our team to help us test our highly successful Business Planning Cloud solution! The ideal candidate has hands-on experience with testing and automation, ability to write code and collaborate efficiently with a team of engineers. Collaborate with developers, DevOps, QA, and automation engineers. 


  • Debugs software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products. 
  • Develops, modifies, and executes software test plans, automated scripts, and programs for testing. 
  • Analyzes and writes test standards and procedures. 
  • Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. 
  • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action. 
  • Consults with development engineers in resolution of problems. 
  • Provides feedback in preparation of technical appraisals of programming languages, systems, and computation software. 
  • Ensures quality computer integration into the overall functions of scientific computation, data acquisition, and processing. 

Required Skills:

  • Prior experience working with development and QA as an SDET or automation engineer
  • Experience testing enterprise-level software
  • Ability to code in Java
  • Working knowledge of one or more of accessibility testing tools
  • Proven track record of programmatically testing software products
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Ability to develop and execute test strategy on complex projects
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent field is required

Nice-to-have Skills:

  • Knowledge of REST and API testing
  • Experience with Selenium
  • Working knowledge of Section 508, WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 Guidelines, Success Criteria Level AA
  • Experience writing automated tests in Continuous Integration (CI) systems
  • Any experience in the financial domain is a big plus, too!

$65 per Hour       Palo Alto, CA 94303        6 Month Assignment