• Quality Assurance Automation Analyst

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-2143
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  

     

    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, casual work environment, and the opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest, most passionate individuals in the fashion business.  We're always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

    Responsibilities

    The Quality Assurance Automation Analyst works to maintain a suite of automation scripts that can cover functional, system integration (SIT), soak, performance testing and regression testing phases. The position also executes, monitors and prepares findings/reports that are sent to interested IT and Business parties.

     

    This work is done by working closely with a team that consist of the Performance Engineer, Senior QA Automation Analyst, Business Users, QA Analysts along with application development teams, infrastructure teams, Release Managers and subject matter experts.

     

    Essential Requirements

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in IS, IT, CS or equivalent experience
    • 1-3 years experience with software automation testing with tools such as JMETER, BlazeMeter and Selenium
    • Experience testing HTTP, HTTPS, XML, SQL, REST API
    • Strong skills with
      • Linux and Windows based servers
      • Object oriented programming experience with Java
    • Demonstrated ability to review business requirements and translate into testing plans and scripts
    • Experience editing manual and automated test scripts
    • Experience documenting, diagnosing, reporting, tracking, and resolving quality issues
    • Experience using application performance monitoring tools such as Solar Winds and New Relic
    • Experience with creating mock data and manipulating data and executing database queries using SQL to validate data and metrics via scripts and programming.
    • Experience monitoring automation scripts as they are running
    • Experience using Reporting Tools such as New Relic and SolarWinds to assess the test script results
    • Experience working with vendors through test lifecycle and to ensure SLA compliance
    • Detailed organizational and coordination skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly; in writing, using instant message, by phone and in person with business users, IT development groups, and external vendors
    • Ability to build test plans and estimate testing effort for cross functional projects
    • Ability to understand business processes and integration of those processes into the systems to ensure complete end to end testing of software
    • Proven problem solving, training, and analytical skills

           

    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

    • Experience in the retail industry a plus

     

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    Closing

    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

     

     

    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

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