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Sr. QA Automation Engineer Job

DATE: May 10, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 87205 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Information Technology 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


The Sr. QA Automation Engineer is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of automated regression test scripts developed according to business user stories.  This position requires the ability to work in an agile, fast paced environment and excellent verbal communication abilities. This position reports to the Manager, Digital Applications Validation and Delivery and has no direct reports.


Must possess the ability to:

  • Develop configurable and maintainable automated test scripts according to coding standards and software development best practices.  Create and maintain test data to drive the scripts.
  • Write SQL for querying of databases.
  • Debug and diagnose failed scripts to determine if software defects have been introduced and write detailed defect reports when appropriate.
  • Perform maintenance on scripts when new features are introduced.
  • Design, develop, maintain and extend the automation scripts on devices (e.g. Tablet, phone).
  • Participate in user story analysis and identify requirement and acceptance criteria gaps.
  • Report timely and accurate status to management.
  • Work independently and manage own deliverables to ensure deadlines are met.  Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • At least 5 years of experience working within Quality Assurance with a minimum of  2 years as an automated script developer
  • Solid understanding and practical experience within the Agile SDLC, with particular emphasis on Continuous Integration
  • Experience developing automated tests using Selenium, WATIR, Java, Junit, Ruby, or Cucumber
  • Experience using configuration management tool
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Experience with Quality Center and JIRA
  • Knowledge and understanding of retail industry is a plus
  • B.S. Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience 



Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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