SQA Automation Engineer

at Signature Performance, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

This is a remote based position. Applicants can be located nationwide








Job Description



Position Purpose:

As a SQA Automation Engineer, you will work in a highly collaborative environment across both engineering and business teams, creating test strategies, test plans and executing testing activities for large-scale, mission-critical applications. You will be responsible building an automation framework with low maintenance scripts to support constant improvement of our Performance Test Automation practices. Duties to include collecting and analyzing test results data, describing the application's performance characteristics/trends while participating in the constant improvement of our Performance Test Automation practices.


This position reports to the Manager, Project Management Office

Essential Job Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Effectively use the chosen development tools to write new API modules for existing products, APIs for new products, design and develop routines, create and modify files, contribute to project plans, perform product maintenance, and assist in providing solutions to problems as required.

Design and develop an automation strategy for a variety of testing types including but not limited to Unit, Smoke, Integration, Regression, API, Security, Performance, and Acceptance Testing

Independently test the performance and capacity of products in development, which involves reviewing and analyzing system requirements and business needs.

Create a test plan based on system-level and including assessment of performance, capacity objectives and document issue/defect using JIRA issue management software.

Monitor systems under test, measure, and record key performance indicators, analyze and interpret results.

Participate in root cause analysis and complex system performance investigations.

Knowledge & Experience:


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science

2-3 years professional experience in software automation testing.

Minimum of 3+ years of engineering/QA experience

Strong SQL query skills required

Interpret more complex queries

Strong understanding of databases including data table, columns, data types, and constraints

Experience implementing and/or using industry standard automation testing and automation tools (Open-Source Grinder, LoadRunner, HP Performance Center, JMeter, etc.)

Able to collect, research, and understand diverse information, and translate it into clear and concise written requirements.

Proven experience with performance, scalability, and reliability testing methodologies of distributed systems.

Experience with automation testing of thick and thin client applications, with the ability to provide maintenance and enhancement following automation tests.

Proficiency with scriptingincluding queries /data selection, joins, complex queries, data definition, data modification, and programming techniques

Experience working with defect tracking (JIRA) systems.

Ability to demonstrate understanding and experience of software product life cycle and release processes.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.

Ability to plan, prioritize, and balance the need for direction with self-motivated efforts.

Ability to collaborate and work well in a cross-functional environment.

Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

Proficiency in using MS Office (Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) software applications.

Proficiency in using various Web-based and other research sources and tools.


ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level, Test Automation Engineer (CTAL-TAE) preferred

Proficiency in TriZetto Facets

Knowledge of claims adjudication and payment

General Areas of Accountability:

Must conduct business and personal affairs in a manner that is always a credit to the company. Must maintain a good credit rating while employed with the company.

Machines and Equipment:

The incumbent must be able to effectively operate the current computer system, telephone system, and other office machines such as copier and fax machines.

Physical Activity:

The incumbent must be able to finger, grasp, feel, see, sit, hear, and speak. This position is sedentary in nature with minimal lifting requirements.


The incumbent works in an office environment that is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions such as heat, cold, or extreme noise. Routine periods of being on the phone utilizing a headset, sitting and data keying are required.

Remote Eligibility: This position is full-time remote eligible. Eligibility is determined by Management or Human... For full info follow application link.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Posting: 649795

Posted On: Dec 05, 2021

Updated On: Dec 12, 2021