GreenSky Administrative Services LLC

Solutions Test Architect

Job Location(s) US-GA-Alpharetta
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2021 11:10 AM)
Job ID
2021-4510
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Position:    Solutions Test Architect

 

Location:    Remote/based in Alpharetta, GA

 

Overview:

This newly created Solutions Test Architect is a hands-on Test Engineering leader, who will engage across the technology organization to assist with planning and testing large scale efforts with our Architecture, DevOps and Infrastructure teams. This position also advocates for Test Engineering principles across the organization - directly with scrum teams, in daily standups, at sprint demos, and in program increment planning sessions. They will coordinate automated test strategy and creation with a multi-functional team of product owners, architects, developers, and Test Engineers. This position will also mentor Test Engineering team members on our test automation strategy, work with offshore teams to ensure consistency in automation testing overall.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for architecting solutions with Business and Development teams
  • Performing test technology consulting and/or implementation assignments e.g. automation maturity, framework assessments, implementing testing pipeline in DevOps, etc.
  • Architecting technical solutions for new trends in testing like Cloud migration, Agile, DevOps etc.
  • Work with delivery teams to solve specific technical QA challenges focusing on improving the maintainability. Increasing automation test coverage and decreasing test execution times
  • Estimate the efforts based on the proposed solutions and scope
  • Ability to perform deep research on various options based on specific client needs and asks
  • Continuously learning new technology solutions to ensure our solutions are aligned and efficient
  • Define and implement our test automation strategy including roadmap, tools, frameworks & approaches across projects and Scrum Teams
  • Oversee technological execution of the recommended automation solution roadmap across project teams
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams to determine the scope and needs of automation testing
  • Provide leadership, guidance, training and mentoring to implement test automation across projects
  • Have a focus on improving the maintainability, increase automated test coverage and decrease test execution times.
  • Define and publish key performance metrics for the automated testing
  • Be research savvy and a subject matter expert of current industry-wide quality & test processes, tools and technologies. Drive optimizations to ensure product quality and keeping cost at a minimum
  • Testing large scale applications, end-to-end, with automation tools/ frameworks and scaled Agile Framework SDLC methodologies
    • Testing automation in DevOps context for Web, Multi-tier, API, in Agile project environments
    • Test Automation across different platforms such as API, Microservices, Web applications

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Must have hands-on experience with large scale system Disaster Recovering testing
  • Must have hands-on experience in enabling Continuous Testing - integrating test automation into CI/CD pipelines (preferably Gitlab pipelines) and In-sprint Automation
  • Must have hands-on experience in leading automation projects and having worked as a technical architect
  • Must have hands-on experience in developing automation solutions using any 2 of the mentioned test automation tools: Webdriver io, Cypress io, Selenium-Protractor, Cucumber, or equivalent
  • Experience with cross browser testing tools such as Lambdatest, SauceLabs, or Browerstack
  • Work as an integral member of the development team collaborating with product, engineering and other business units testing and releasing software following agile methods
  • Experience developing and executing test of various components for performance, stability, security and scaling capabilities as well as automating test suites for ongoing testing of product.
  • Experience developing standards and procedures to provide quality guidance methods, analyzing test results and recommending corrective actions.
  • Experience/Knowledge in the following technical areas is required:
    • Experience testing/deploying cloud-native applications utilizing cloud-native technologies, specifically Docker containers & Kubernetes
    • Experience with Networking and IP Security Technologies.
    • Experience testing highly available/redundant software.
    • Experience testing telecommunications software.
    • Test Automation experience using Python.
    • Experience with Linux, Virtualization, Network Administration
    • Experience creating the product test environment independently
    • Expert in writing Test Plans, Test procedures and Release plans.
    • Strong trouble shooting capabilities targeting complicated problems
    • Experience testing software following Agile and CI/CD processes including automation testing development
    • Experience as a scrum master (nice to have)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven track record of fast learning, innovation, strategic thought leadership and teamwork.
  • Ability to navigate large organizations, develop relationships and build network.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience in Software Testing & Test Automation with experience in various industry leading tools and frameworks focused on UI, Service, Mobile, Database

 

 

GreenSky is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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