Randstad Automation Software Test Engineer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Automation Software Test Engineer

job details:

  • location:Waltham, MA

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607408

job description

Senior Software Test Engineer

As a Senior Software Test Engineer you will play a role in the early stages of evolving our automated testing approach.

The Software Test Engineer will be instrumental in supporting automation strategies and processes, and developing regression test suites for the web, mobile web and local applications.

This is a tremendous opportunity for someone with a passion for quality and testing to help transform the core technology of a leading healthcare information technology company.


  • Work with the Product Owner, developers and other team members to gain a comprehensive understanding of products and features, and design test suites to ensure full coverage of products and features.

  • Design, develop and maintain automated tests within an automated test framework.

  • Ensure automated tests are written according to best practices such that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid as code evolves.

  • Advocate for approaches that drive quality and ensure testability.

  • Plan and execute testing-related tasks within an Agile/Scrum environment.

  • Remain current with evolving industry trends and technologies in the automated testing arena.

Qualifications :

3+ years of experience in automated testing of middleware or back end systems is required.


Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • Excellent analytical and debugging skills, with strong attention to detail.

  • Experience with common test frameworks desirable, with experience building internal tools and frameworks a strong plus.

  • Experience with Java is required. Experience with scripting languages a plus.

  • Experience with relational databases required, familiarity with other database technologies including NoSQL a plus.

  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening).

  • Good judgment, strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, and a finely tuned balance of technical purity and pragmatism.

  • Committed, engaged, self-motivated, decisive, adaptable, data driven, transparent and objective.