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Test Automation Engineer

Experienced

DealerSocket | Engineering - Inventory | Dallas, TX

About DealerSocket

DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry. Our mission is to drive the future of automotive, by simplifying the experience for its customers and partners with a suite of seamlessly integrated products. DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. To put it simply: we help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. The DealerSocket Team is more than 1,000 employees strong, serving nearly 8,000 dealerships. Visit careers.dealersocket.com to view all current opportunities to join our winning team!

For a glimpse into our world:

https://www.instagram.com/dealersocket/

https://www.themuse.com/companies/dealersocket

 

Position Information

Our challenge is to use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, and/or update complex and extremely power systems.  Our customers and partners need applications that enable them to easily operate and expand their automotive business and efficiently manage their teams.  Equally important is our visualization of clients’ needs to provide them the information they need to understand how their business is performing and what changes could be made to improve their performance.

DealerSocket is seeking experienced software development engineers in test who can leverage their skill-set to grow as part of an Agile SCRUM team.  They must be a quick learner and love challenging themselves to constantly raise the bar.  This opportunity requires strong problem-solving skills, an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication as they deliver efficient, well designed, and tested software for a positive user experience.  Innovative thinking and well-designed products with an emphasis on performance are a necessity to give our users the best experience possible.

The ideal candidate must be extremely passionate about technology and thrive in a culture of learning and teaching.  They should stay on top of the latest best practices, trends and solution.  In addition, they should care about big, system problems.  Finally, looking beyond the surface to understand root causes so that they can build complete and long-term solutions for the whole enterprise is essential. 

Key Functions/Requirements

  • As a software developer your experience in Test Automation will be leveraged to enable team deliverables and product quality.
  • Assumes end-to-end ownership of solutions as part of Agile SCRUM team, which includes product code development and other engineering tasks to support team deliverables
  • Engages in the design and development of automated test methodologies, collaborating with engineering and product teams to implement best practices on test design and automation
  • As part of an Agile SCRUM Team, contributes to the writing of actionable, testable product requirements in the form of user stories
  • Applies coding experience to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of the system
  • Develops an understanding of test engineering enterprise frameworks and techniques
  • Researches market and industry trends in the development and maintenance of test tools and frameworks
  • Engages in QA testing activities efficiently and accurately, creating high quality deliverables
  • Anticipates product development team needs for specialized test tools and frameworks
  • Evaluates and improves testing methodologies and enterprise frameworks for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrates an excellent communication skills and effective collaboration in a team-oriented environment
Skills & Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

Minimum Experience

  • 2+ years of experience designing and building automation framework

Specialized Knowledge & Skills

  • Hands on experience implementing test automation for enterprise applications (i.e. web, SOA, ETL, and backend)
  • Proficient with open source automation tools (i.e. Selenium, Cucumber, SOAP/REST)
  • Proficient with open source test frameworks (i.e. Keyword Driven, Hybrid, Data Driven, BDD,TDD)
  • Proficient with programming languages (i.e. Java, Python, C#, Groovy)
  • Experience with CI/CD process (i.e. Jenkins, Docker, ANT, Maven, Gradle, Build/Release tools)
  • Experienced technical knowledge on QA industry tools (i.e. Selenium Web Driver, JBehave, Jira, REST Assured, Postman, HP ALM, Coded UI, Load Runner, SOAP UI, Groovy, Cucumber, TestNG, Appium, and Assurance/Testing IT competencies)
  • Proficient with Agile testing methodologies and best practices