Automation Engineer - Core Services Layer (CSL)
Systemware PS - Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

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Systemware Professional Services delivers innovative technology services to companies that are leaders in their industries. Our consulting team helps turn a business vision into reality.
We are hiring technology consultants with the following skillset to work with us on an important client project:
Automation Engineer - Core Services Layer (CSL)

Job Overview:
Working with minimal general supervision, the Automation Test Engineer evaluates and tests new or modified software programs and software development procedures. The primary business outcome is to ensure that programs function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines. The associate will likely interact with his or her supervisor several times a week to receive guidance and feedback. Many non-routine activities will require a supervisor's advance approval.

Plan, design, execute, and evaluate performance tests of applications and services to ensure optimal performance.
Consult project teams on load/performance/stress and functional test strategies and best practices, scenario creation and test designs, virtual user and ramp-up strategies, test data creation, etc.
Implement automated WCF/REST Services (SOA) performance/functional test scripts using Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 Testers Edition based on system understanding and analysis of functional and system specifications.
Customize and troubleshoot scripts as necessary, configure recording and run-time settings, capture dynamic data and design error handling strategies.
Coordinate monitoring and reporting analysis across technical support teams.
Analyze load test results to accurately assess product quality and identify solutions to improve application performance.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or computer science.
At least 5 years of Quality Assurance experience required; experience in a retail environment preferred.
At least 1-3 years of experience as a Automation Test Engineer required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Expert understanding of the effects of enhancements tested on downstream processes
Develop/enhance and document automated testing methodology. Design a solid automation framework where test scripts are reusable and easily maintained. Perform identification and implementation of the automation framework, environment, approach, and methodologies which will be used for automated testing.
Working knowledge of the software life cycle.
Experience testing SOA and component-based architecture.
Working knowledge of XML, web/WCF services, and web-based technologies.
Object-oriented programming experience (ideally .NET/C#)
Experience using data driven tests to validate API calls in large .NET n-tier architectures.
Experience with automated testing tools for SOA, preferably Visual Studio 2010.
Experience writing light weight SQL statements and database testing skills (Microsoft SQL Server is preferred)
White box API and/or unit testing experience would be a plus.
Experience writing automated tests in a Continuous Integration (CI) systems is preferred.
Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken English including the ability to provide clear, constructive feedback to team members.
Ability to work collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization.
Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities.
Proficient with Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Excel, Outlook, Project and Word
All applicants must be legally eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. (Systemware PS does not subcontract) Out-of-town candidates must be willing to pay their own relocation and interview costs.
If you are looking to advance your career, applying for a job with Systemware PS is a smart move. Systemware PS is committed to long-term growth by building relationships with the most innovative, talented IT professionals. Contact us at 972-239-0200 to discuss your career goals so we can take the next step together.
Systemware and Systemware Professional Services are Equal Opportunity Employers (M/F/D/V).

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