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Test Automation - Software Developer

Minnesota - Engineer

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Job Description

Software Engineer will be part of the Test Automation team and is responsible for designing, implementing, and executing automated test scripts ensuring the quality and timely delivery. 


Primary Responsibilities:

·       Experience in Developing Web Applications using C#

·       Experience in Writing Automation Test Scripts using Selenium and C#

·       Experience in Developing Web API’s

·       Experience in writing complex SQL Queries

·       Design, develop and execute complex automation scripts using automation tools for regression, functional and load testing for different functional areas

·       Develop Performance Monitoring scripts to be used for system performance monitoring for Windows and Web applications.

·       Design, develop, and execute Process Automation script suites to address company needs for automating repetitive back office tasks.

·       Develop benchmark and threshold values for Performance Monitoring Scripts while anticipating customer needs. 

·       Serve as a key resource in evaluating software implementations for impact to existing Performance Monitoring, Process Automation and Regression Testing Scripts.

·       Create and direct the completion of work items to maintain and update existing scripts based on this evaluation.

·       Monitor and analyze Performance Monitoring and Regression Testing script results to ensure system performance meets expected benchmarks. Proactively develop solutions for trends and issues identified. Report discrepancies to Supervisor and Development Manager.

·       Troubleshoot complex scripting problems, develop innovative solutions and investigate various related business processes to assess the feasibility of introducing, implementing and maintaining automation.

·       Assist and mentor Automation QA testers in learning and developing automated scripts. Provide recommendations for improvement and share explanations and information to support team development.

·       Participate in full test cycle, including Integrated System testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing.

·       Develop complex test cases, procedures and automated test scripts for software implementation tasks anticipating customer needs and proactively testing solutions to meet functional requirements.

 

Required Qualifications:

·       BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Math/MIS or equivalent combination of education, experience

·       3+ years of experience with Software Development Life Cycle

·       2+ years of Web Application development experience using .NET framework and C#

·       2+ years of Test Automation Script Development experience using Selenium and C# (NOT Java) - specifically web application automation

·       2+ years of software development experience using SQL

·       2+ years of Web API development experience using C#

·       Experience with Test Driven Development

·       Experience in developing Automation Test scripts using Page Object Model

·       Experience in Git, GitHub or similar source control framework

·       Demonstrated experience working in a fast pace, large scale Agile/Scrum development environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Experience in JavaScript, Groovy, Xpath, SQL Server T-SQL

·       Understands CICD components and incorporates in-sprint automation, Regression, Integration test suite

·       Experience with .NET framework, Visual Studio

·       Knowledge of any Automation framework

·       Ability to improve on existing automation processes to improve quality and efficiency 



Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.