Spectrum
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Charlotte, NC

Sr Automation Test Developer at Spectrum (Charlotte, NC)

| Charlotte, NC
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JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for designing and developing automated test scripts in Java, Selenium, Soap UI, etc. Performs analysis of manual test cases and functional requirements and determines the balance of test coverage to be automated for reuse. Gathers information from the project team, designs, develops, unit tests, debugs, executes automated test cases and prepares reports. Documents results and facilitates review meetings with project team stakeholders. Actively looks for solutions to automate test cases early in the test life cycle. Works on projects of high complexity within one or more test/development environments. Works on multiple programs, systems and applications as a project team member. Considered a subject matter expert in the area of test case automation.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Analyzes functional requirements and design specifications to ensure full understanding of deliverables.
  • Participates in setting up successful configuration of test environments using automated smoke test validations and working with Administrators on proper environment configuration.
  • Involved in the design, development, documentation, and maintenance of automated functional test cases and other test artifacts, including test data and data verification.
  • Estimates work effort.
  • Schedules and facilitates test plan/test case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Ensures that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Analyzes test cases then uses cases for pattern recognition and organizes patterns in a spreadsheet.
  • Designs, develops and codes automated functional test cases using Java/Selenium to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements.
  • Writes functions by accessing databases and retrieving data out of Oracle tables.
  • Performs thorough unit testing.
  • Creates code promotion sheets and submits for approval.
  • Generates a variety of complex and periodic reports and/or data through database management.
  • Runs automated smoke tests to ensure end-to-end transactions can be executed in the environment.
  • Executes automated tests during functional and regression test cycles.
  • Documents problems and assists in their resolution.
  • Provides report to test lead in defect management and resolution.
  • Identifies potential quality issues per defined process and immediately escalates potential quality issues to management.
  • Interfaces with other project team members in resolving issues.
  • Collaborates with technical staff to learn and understand software problems.
  • Provides general system users and management with system analysis and feedback.
  • Influences system design by identifying and recommending design and requirement needs for software enhancements.
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced staff.
  • Analyzes and resolves automation related problems by coordinating with team to diagnose and fix issues.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
Demonstrated in-depth skills in analyzing and resolving defects
Ability to work well with shifting priorities
Ability to work with cross-functional team of internal and external resources located onshore and offshore
Thorough understanding of quality assurance process, tools and methodologies
Proficient in Java, Selenium, SOAP and data-driven and keyword-driven methodologies
Proficient in functional development (object repository manipulation, functional development, organization of functions, parameterization of functions, global variables)
In-depth experience in writing functions accessing databases and retrieving data out of Oracle tables
Effective attention to detail
In-depth understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC)
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Access)
Displays professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion
In-depth understanding of database schemas and querying tools
Required Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Relevant system development - 5+
Experienced with modular design approach
Advanced designer/coder/developer in Visual Basic with great application architecture capabilities - 5+
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Preferred Education
Testing Certification ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst
Testing Certification ISTQB Expert Level Test Automation
HP Test Tool Certifications
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What are Spectrum Perks + Benefits

Spectrum Benefits Overview

Working for Spectrum means working to keep people connected to what matters most, helping underserved communities be better connected, and powering the remote and essential workers which were critical in the past two years.

On top of this mission, the employment opportunity here is financially rewarding - with compelling wages, excellent benefits with no increase in cost, and healthy retirement savings options, we provide the security to build a financially sound future.

There are also many opportunities to learn new skills and grow fulfilling and lasting careers. We offer stability in this time of uncertainty.

We are pleased to offer free or discounted Spectrum services to employees depending on where they live. Employees who live in a Charter service area can receive residential TV, high-speed internet and voice services and have access to Spectrum Mobile. Employees who live outside of a Charter service area can get our Spectrum TV Essentials package and have access to Spectrum Mobile services.

Our employees' financial well-being is just as important as their physical and emotional well-being. With our market-leading company match, for every $1 employees put into their 401(k), we put in $1 up to 6% of their eligible pay. On top of that, most employees receive an additional company contribution equal to 3% of their eligible pay into a Retirement Accumulation Plan.

We're proud to provide employees with some of the best benefits in our industry and we're committed to keeping them affordable so you can keep more of your paycheck. For example, we put up to $1,500 into an account to help you pay for qualified health care expenses and we have absorbed the full cost increase for the medical, dental and vision coverage for 8 years in a row.

We're also proud of the ways our employees grow their knowledge. We help cover the costs, like $5,250 per year in tuition reimbursement, so you can focus on more important things, like your path to greater opportunities. With a dedicated focus on career development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
With our business resource groups, we welcome you to be part of a strong community that gives you opportunities to network, develop and grow your career.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We aim to foster an inclusive culture and workplace where every person feels empowered. No matter your background, identity or beliefs, we welcome you to explore a career with us.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Spectrum offers discounts at specified per location daycares.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Parking
Spectrum employees have plenty of on-site parking options including lots and a garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We believe mentoring plays a vital role in career growth. We're proud of our mentorship program here at Spectrum.
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Spectrum

How does your team reward individual success?

Building a culture of success is critical to our companies business success. We have numerous programs that allow peers and leaders to recognize individuals for their contributions. Our Spark allows you to earn points that can be used to purchase gift cards and items from your favorite merchant.

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