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Lead Test Automation Engineer

  • Yerevan, Armenia
Job #: 45023
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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Lead Test Automation Engineer for our Yerevan office to make the team even stronger.

The ideal candidate is a technical consultant able to assist in the scoping, definition, and execution of the complex tasks of automation testing. EPAM expects the lead engineer to set up and manage effective communication among the customer's business users, development team, and mid-size offshore QA team, analyze the requirements and translate them into the test cases; look for opportunities to improve the test coverage for both manual and automated tests; reduce time-to-market by improving the testing process and overall product quality. In addition, the lead is expected to be accountable for crafting test strategies, test plans, test cases, and defect tracking.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with customer engineers and stakeholders for achieving common goals and team integration
  • Be hands-on lead contributor to cross-project automation framework
  • Drive adoption and adaption of new automation and new QA processes
  • Work with clients to define high-level quality deliverables
  • Create and maintain extensive testing framework, both for manual and automated test cases
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems, reviewing software documentation, planning test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates
  • Examine, validate, and test large-scale software development and deployment projects
  • Create the overall test strategy and test plans for testing software applications including performance, automation, localization, and internationalization
  • Coordinate test strategy with project managers and others
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks
  • Provide leadership and mentoring within the QA team to ensure high quality solutions

Requirements

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Computer Sciences or in a related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • 4+ years of experience in Test automation
  • 1+ year experience in technical lead role
  • Hands-on experience in building and adopting automation frameworks
  • In-depth experience with Selenium, JMeter, Rest Assured, etc
  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies and practices
  • Ability to facilitate and help colleagues to succeed in ongoing Agile transformation and adaptation
  • Proven ability to develop test documentation, including test plan, test strategy, test cases, and test results report
  • Good working knowledge of SQL, ability to read and write complex SQL scripts
  • Experience with some scripting language like Perl, Python, Shell is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Java, C# or JS Core is mandatory
  • Hands-on experience in Unit Test Frameworks
  • Experience in Test Doubles
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external teams
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and setup tools for Regression testing, Data Validation and Defect tracking
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Fluent English is essential

Nice to have

  • Highly desirable: experience testing or/and deploying Big Data, non-relational solutions
  • Highly desirable: hands-on experience in Database testing
  • Highly desirable: hands-on experience in Security testing

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Individual career path in engineering
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Family medical insurance, sports
  • Sick leave and regular vacation
  • Partial coverage of costs for certification
  • English classes with certified English teachers

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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