Senior Automation Engineering

  • Job type

  • Location

    North Carolina
  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay


Senior Automation Engineering – Contract – North Carolina/Remote - $60.00-$80.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Our client is seeking a Senior Automation Engineering in Raleigh, NC or Wilmington, NC or Charlotte, NC/Remote.

Role Description

The Senior Automation Engineering role will provide technical expertise and guidance on building scalable and resilient platforms for our engineering teams. The primary focus will revolve around test frameworks and systems built to validate 3rd party integrations around our core infrastructure.

You'll work on a cross-functional team within a scaled agile environment, performing many of the activities below.

• Learn quickly and adapt fast. We are looking for folks to lead the charge, not just keep up with it

• Acts as an advocate for quality on the team and helps to instill that mindset throughout the team

• Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, estimates, and testing strategies

• Lead the effort to build in quality through the development process, including fleshing out testing strategies, testing standards, and best practices around quality assurance.

• Write maintainable test automation code at the API and UI level in a professional software engineering environment (source control, release cycles, continuous integration, etc.)

• Mentors team members on best practices for assuring quality in all deliverables

• Develops standards, documentation, and reference implementations for automation frameworks

• Troubleshoot and provide solutions when automation tests act inconsistently

• Participate in training and customer support activities as needed

• Go onsite about 1 or maybe 2 times per month.

Skills & Requirements

• 5-7 years of experience working as an Automation/QA Engineer (Required)

• Strong understanding of the Agile environment (Required)

• Excellent problem solving and engineering skills (Required)

• Strong initiative to champion and support improvements to processes, tools, methodologies, and product quality (Required)

• Ability to lead and timebox research of new technologies and approaches. (Required)

• Understands the testing pyramid and knows when and how many tests should be written for different features (Required)

• Experience working with tools like Selenium, WebDriverIO, Cucumber, JUnit or Puppeteer (Required)

• Experience automating the testing of web apps, mobile apps, Salesforce apps, REST or SOAP services, and/or different database technologies (Preferred)

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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