Test Automation Engineer
VerticalResponse - San Francisco, CA

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We are looking for a self-directed, technically proficient, and highly motivated Test Automation Engineer that can contribute to improving our automation test coverage. You will develop tools and ideas to improve our automation implementation and processes and be responsible for testing highly technical infrastructure improvement projects. Be prepared to work in test driven development environment where you will write code to test other peoples code!

The Job:
Work closely with developers in TDD environment and create automated tests across the application stack

Research, identify, reproduce, isolate software defects and turn those into automated tests

Recommend and implement improvements to our automation tools and processes

Maintain standards and best practices for test writing across the team

Maintain and improve our continuous integration server

Review developers' unit tests and add to them as needed

Be the primary tester for infrastructure improvement projects

Must be able to learn new technical areas quickly.

4+ years experience in Quality Assurance for web applications

2+ years experience with service oriented architectures and API consumption testing

2+ years experience in web application test automation with Selenium, Capybara, Webrat, or similar tool

Proficient in >= 1 high level knowledge of programming language (Ruby preferred)

Solid knowledge of web application components including caching, ajax, css, javascript, cookies

Extremely comfortable working with SQL and databases for test set-up and trouble-shooting purposes

Self-managing and have the ability to adjust to competing priorities and allocate your time as necessary to get the job done

Proficient in Unix/Linux environment for creating scripts, troubleshooting logs and identifying problematic processes

Experience working with Continuous Integration servers

Experience with Agile development methodologies and process

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States

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