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Contract- Sr. Test Architect

Job Title
Contract- Sr. Test Architect
Job ID
27022514
Location
Chattanooga,  TN 37402
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Description

Required Skills and Competencies: 


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology related curriculum or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in application design and programming
  • Working knowledge of PC applications such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Ability to travel as needed 
  • Requires strong verbal & written communication skills and excel in a global team setting in order to function as a testing evangelist   

Technical Profile:

  • Design & development experience in C# or C++
  • Scripting languages (E.g. VBScript, Jscript, C, PERL, etc.)
  • Windows Internals
  • WPF, .NET technologies, SQL, HTML5, Silverlight, HTML DOM, MSOffice and Object Model, COM, MTM
  • Test methodologies in the areas of continuous, integration, system, exploratory, performance etc. and applying them in an agile environment at different phases of SDLC
  • Good understanding of SDLC, OOAD
  • Experience in Test Automation using programming & script languages
  • Strong debugging & troubleshooting skills
  • Good understanding and experience in working with Enterprise applications
  • Working knowledge and experience with TFS and LoadRunner
  • Must be able to understand and develop testing and automated testing frameworks

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the efforts in Test Strategy and Implementation in an Agile development environment
  • Enable test driven product architecture by working with fellow Test Architects and Enterprise Architects
  • Understand test related challenges from the customer perspective and close the gaps to be able to solve those challenges
  • Continually look at technology space while bringing innovation into test methodologies and strategies related to functional manual/automation tests and performance tests
  • Hands-on and guides the automation team while providing architecture/ design for automation related topics
  • Follow up with the development team ensuring software code and UI guidelines are followed to ascertain automation is possible
  • Work with the cross-functional global team while prioritizing the automation needs with the highest ROI
  • Monitor / track the progress of the prioritized topics while working with the automation team
  • Interface between development, business analysis, architecture and test disciplines
  • Identify the opportunities for automation in process space as well
  • Collaborates with other departments to understand project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test and performance automation solutions
  • Analyzes statistical results for baselines, trends, and anomalies to facilitate problem solving, application improvements, and reporting. Contributes ideas and recommends action based on that analysis.
  • Manages automated testing artifacts to ensure proper reuse, versioning, backups, organization and retention.
  • Train and mentor other departmental resources on the proper selection, design and implementation of various Test and Performance Automation Frameworks, Tools and Strategies
  • Makes performance and process improvement recommendations as needed
  • Communicates test results information to technical and non-technical audiences

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