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Job Summary

EMC Corporation
Richardson, TX
Internet Services
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Senior Software Quality Engineer

About the Job

VCE is seeking Senior, Software QA Engineer in our Richardson, TX office.

The QA Engineer will be a hands-on technical person responsible for performing manual and automated testing of the VCE applications. Under general direction, debugs complex software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for company products. Design, code and execute automated and manual test scripts. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Technical consulting on automation issues, tools and processes. May take part in researching best practices, new tools and technology.


  • Plan and executes both manual and automated functional, non-functional and regression tests

  • Understand the application concepts and flow in order to identify the re-usable key components for automation purposes

  • Ability to quickly understand and design/update automation framework as per the application need

  • Suggest or recommend appropriate automation framework changes that best suites the application under automation

  • Create library of functions and recovery scenarios using Selenium or any other tools that supports .net platform

  • Create & execute automated scripts/components using Selenium or any other tools that supports .net platform

  • Design, Create and execute Java fixtures using Fitnesse or any other integration automation tools that supports .net platform

  • Review scripts created by peers and suggest appropriate changes for code optimization

  • Provide the status on a daily/weekly basis to the scrum team as well management to track the progress

  • Document automation creation procedures as and when necessary

  • Work with other onshore/offshore team members to achieve common goal/vision

  • Support project related automation and manual testing activities for onshore/offshore scrum teams

  • Mentor other junior members of the team

  • Able to train other QA test Engineers with UI Automation and Fitnesse like Tools

Specific Skills:

  • Strong Automation skills in both UI and service level

  • Strong UI Automation experience writing complex functions and components using Java

  • Experience with Fintnesse like tools

  • Experience with TestNG and GEB

  • Good understanding of Page Object Patterns

  • Experience with Subversion source code repository tool

  • Proficiency in use of PL/SQL or SQL related tools.

  • Java/.Net skills are required so that the QA Engineer can:
    - Perform service level testing
    - Work very closely with the developers
    - Write Java code in a selenium framework, or some other service testing framework (Fitnesse)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various automation Tools and techniques depending on the type of application being automated

  • Strong understanding of the full software development life cycle in multiple environments

  • Strong interpersonal & analytical skills with proven ability to work independently as well as with a broad range of personality styles and types

  • Good communication skill

  • Ability to quickly gain an understanding of a business and application

Desired Experience:

  • Must have at least 3 years hands-on experience in automation activities involving web-based applications

  • Must have 3 years of experience using Fitnesse and Selenium like tools in designing and developing fixture and automated test scripts

  • Experience in defining and designing Fitnesse framework would be a plus

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Nice to have:

  • Performance testing experience using any industry standard tools (JMeter, LoadRunner etc.)would be a plus

  • Hands on experience with Agile Methodology would be a plus


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