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Test Automation Engineer

Nairobi, Kenya · Information Technology
Purpose (Identify Business Need)
The Test Automation Engineer will help design, develop and implement a scalabe test automation framework. This framework will support automated test script creation for applications on a variety of platforms such as Web, Mobile, desktop, etc.
  • Design, Develop and maintain test automation framework using HP Suite of automated testing tools such as HP UFT and HP ALM QC
  • Design and implement modular and reusable automated testing solutions that satisfy testing requirements.
  • Design and implement re-usable Automation test scripts using industry standard tools (HP QTP/UFT, SeeTest and/or open source tool).
  • Design, write, develop and execute tests for business requirements that are scalable, repeatable and measurable.
  • Participate in design and development of automated test cases for Mobile Applications.
  • Develop optimized QTP scripts for regression testing with various data sources, environment variables, and configuration files
  • Setup, configure, and maintain the automated testing environments and framework using HP Quick Test Professional (QTP).
  • Develop various function libraries,
  • Develop and maintain test scripts that automate testing of enterprise applications through the entire product life cycle
  • Develop and execute project tasks and plans that meet time lines and release requirements.
  • Follow testing schedule and communicate testing progress.
  • Perform deliverables tracking and reporting as assigned.
  • Produce reports and documentation for all automated testing efforts, results, activities, data, logging and tracking.
  • Monitors progress of testing efforts to ensure deadlines are met.
Technologies Candidate Will Use:
  • HP UFT
  • HP Quality Center
  • MS Project
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • VB/VB Script
  • C/C++
  • Java Script
  • Expert in VBScript. Minimum 2 years experience (QTP uses VBScript as its scripting language.)
  • Skilled in the following testing toolsets: HP Suite (QTP, Service Test)
  • Knowledgeable in Automated Testing, and Problem Management methodologies
  • Strong understanding and experience working with Object Repository
  • Experience working with framework based automation environment.
  • Experience working with Mobile application automation on either iOS or Android platform.
  • Strong background in functional testing and software quality best practices with the ability to design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy, test cases, and test scripts.
  • Strong background in reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases.
  • Strong understanding of basic SQL queries and GUI design standards, especially as they relate to test automation object recognition
  • Proficiency with programming and/or scripting and in depth understanding of object oriented design.
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