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Automation Quality engineer (UI, REST API)

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Job Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.
At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. 
From building next-generation apps and microservices in Kotlin to using AI to help protect our customers from fraud, you could be doing transformational work that brings our iconic, global brand into the future. As a part of our tech team, we could work together to bring ground-breaking and diverse ideas to life that power the digital systems, services, products and platforms that millions of customers around the world depend on. If you love to work with APIs, contribute to open source, or use the latest technologies, we’ll support you with an open environment and learning culture to grow your career.
 
 
As a Cloud Platform SDET Quality Automation Engineer, you will be driving efforts of QE Automation for the next generation of Platform-as-a-Service for American Express. You will be working closely with our Software Engineers, Business Partners and Systems Engineers and have an opportunity to work with multitude of tools and technologies.
  • Responsible for developing non-functional and functional test cases and thrive for 100% test automation to meet testing of business requirements.
  • Drive opportunities to adopt innovative testing technologies and techniques.
  • Works with scrum teams to drive improvements in code quality via automated testing for functional and non-functional tests, test code review, etc.
  • Responsible for managing the definition, implementation, and integration of quality principles into the design and development of software.
  • Proactive involvement in the reviewing user stories/specifications for weaknesses in function, security, performance, scalability, testability, and usability aspects and provides recommendations.
  • Monitors and tracks resolution of defects, coordinating with scrum teams in order to prevent, report, and resolve them.
  • Designs, monitors, and analyzes test results and provide quality metrics such as KPIs, defect counts, etc.
  • Identify opportunities to drive innovation and manage product development needs within a fast paced, agile environment.
  • Demonstrate coding expertise to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate integration and functional UI & API tests.
  • Through utilization of the software testing lifecycle, dev elop test plans, cases and scripts against platform testing scenarios providing analysis and reporting on the results.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience as Software Development Engineer in Test or as Automation Quality engineer.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in UI & REST API Automation
  • Tools: UI automation (WebDriver, TestNG, Maven, Java or Groovy (Preferred)) / REST API Automation (RestAssured, TestNG, Maven, Java or Groovy(Preferred)
  • Cloud / Platform testing – experience testing / deploying apps in private/public clouds
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related experience required; advanced degree preferred
 
High Performance Behaviors:
  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities
  • Keeps up to date on current research and technology in the industry
  • Recognizes the importance of collaboration to achieve objectives
  • Clearly communicates ideas and concepts to others
  • Finds opportunities within projects and acts on own initiative without being prompted, including making appropriate decisions as vital
  • Provides feedback to team members in code reviews
  • Drive creative changes & continuous improvements
  • Mentors and guides junior team members to success within the team
 
Knowledge/Skills:
  • Able to understand and use complex data structures and associated components
  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and documents applications
  • Lead reviews of colleagues' work
  • Defines test conditions based on the requirements and specifications provided
  • Has deep understanding of the core tools used in the planning, analyzing, crafting, building, testing, configuring, and maintaining of assigned application(s)
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure technologies and components
 
Technology Skills You'll Use Every Day:
  • Adaptive Communication
  • Agile Practices
  • Industry and Company Knowledge
  • Change Management
  • Technical Acumen
  • Technology Industry Trends
 
Game Changers:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration & Partnership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Courage
  • Curiosity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Servant Leadership
  • Tenacity
 
Role/Strengths You’ll Need:
Technical
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Programming/Software Development
  • Systems Design
  • Testing
  • Test Automation
 
Functional
  • Business Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Release and Deployment
  • Systems Development Management
  • User Experience Evaluation and Analysis
 
Leadership
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Building High Performance Teams
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Decision-making
  • Executive Presence
  • Influence and Negotiation
 
Business
  • Business Product Knowledge
  • Problem Solving
 
 
American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.
 
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

ReqID: 21008658
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2021, 11:48:52 AM