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Senior Test Automation Engineer

Company: Risklens Inc
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a company that is on a mission to change the way organizations view and manage their cybersecurity risk? Are you a passionate technical expert looking to make your mark with one of the most innovative tech organizations in the security industry? RiskLens is looking for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to become a vital member of the Engineering team. In this exciting role, you will be responsible for building and maintaining a scalable functional test automation framework. The candidate will aim to verify and validate functionality, performance, customer use cases, and quality standards for each product and service, as well as internal and external integrations.The Senior Test Automation Engineer position requires applicants to be self-driven and work as part of a distributed team designing and automating high-value test suites for customer-driven solutions. The candidates have strong working knowledge and experience in Agile Software Development and will be responsible for designing, coding, documenting, and executing test cases and defect fixes for solutions touching on a wide variety of technologies across all products and services offered by RiskLens.This position is 100% remote. Discretion, teamwork, creativity, and having a quality and delivery mindset are a must.About RiskLens - RiskLens is a software startup backed by premier Venture Capital investors that are empowering organizations to make risk-informed cybersecurity decisions by analyzing outcomes in financial terms. The market is rapidly developing, and we have acquired a significant lead in the marketplace with many of the world's largest companies as customers, in industries as diverse as financial services, retail, and healthcare. RiskLens offers a comprehensive healthcare package, unlimited paid time off, parental leave, true team culture, and career growth through personal and professional development opportunities. We are growing fast and so will you. In this exciting role, you will report to the Engineering Manager and contribute to the success of RiskLens.

Performance Profile Within the first 30 days

  • Familiarize yourself with the RiskLens SaaS platform
  • Gain an understanding of the current RiskLens SDLC processes and procedures
  • Gain an understanding of the current test automation frameworkWithin 60 days
    • Develop reasonable expertise in RiskLens platform product and roadmap
    • Identify areas of improvement in the current functional test automation framework and develop a plan of improvement
    • Identify Build Acceptance tests (BATs) from the current test suite to run on every build via automation
    • Identify tests from the current test suite that can be automated for smoke testing, regression testing, and integration testing runs
    • Build a strong collaborative working relationship with cloud platform engineering, application security, and Software engineering teams to resolve issues and deliver work products with high qualityWithin 6 months
      • Create valuable, reproducible, singular, and independent high-performance automated tests
      • Have a working functional test automation framework to execute various automated tests scripts
      • Have running test scripts from previously identified regression test suite that gets executed during sprint development cycles
      • Document how to use the automation framework, set up test data, and configure test environments
      • Work with the developers on the team to analyze and resolve defects
      • Continuously improve and automate test automation processes and proceduresRequired Skills and Experience
        • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a remote work setting
        • Strong coding/scripting skills for test automation development
        • 7+ years of experience in software testing, QA, test engineering
        • 5+ years of experience with SQL databases
        • Experience with automated test frameworks and libraries such as Watir, Cypress, Robot, JMeter, Cucumber, Selenium, CodedUI etc. - API, UI, etc
        • Critical thinking approaches to testing complicated software
        • Able to work across Engineering, UX, and Product Management teams to understand big picture ideas and identify solutions to make those ideas come to life
        • Working experience with any of the commercial pipeline systems such as Azure DevOps, GitHub Actions, CircleCI, Travis, Jenkins
        • Participate in Scrum ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, story planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility, team spirit, and positive attitude
        • Willingness to work in a dynamic startup environment where every day offers new challenges
        • History of looking into new automation tools, languages, and/or methodologies to improve testing
        • Jira experience or equivalent for bug tracking/story/task managementPI182663661

Keywords: Risklens Inc, Spokane , Senior Test Automation Engineer, Other , Spokane, Washington

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