Automation Test Engineer | Global Data & Content

Type
Regular Full-Time

Mission

Solera is the world’s leading provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Created in 2005 with a vision to transform the way the industry operates, Solera is now active in over 80 countries across six continents.

 

“In the beginning, software was 20% of the process and the human was 80%. If you fast forward into the future, where we are today and across the next five years, software moves to become 80%.”

 

Our Global Data & Content team is looking for an Automation Test Engineer to be based at Solera offices in Westlake, TX (Dallas / Fort Worth area). This role exists within a team that develops global solutions and is part of an ambitious new program to redesign the internal architecture.

Position 80s

  • Design test strategies, specifications and test plans through user stories
  • Use bug tracking tools to report bugs (JIRA if possible)
  • Analyses test results and report them to SCRUM roles
  • Raise an alert when an important issue is likely to put in jeopardy the whole project
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance roles and other departments to ensure quality products with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Participate in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile delivery schedule.
  • Design test cases and test scenarios to ensure both new and previous features
  • Execute test cases to ensure business scenario
  • Be hands on in writing, executing and monitoring automated tests
  • Build tools to support development and business functions
  • Participate in new project development in order to facilitate automation in conjunction with development
  • Provide oversight and be responsible for ensuring that defined automation standards are followed by all members of the team
  • Assist the Test Manager in creation and preparation of test projects and personnel assessment

ROLE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies
  • Strong Software Testers mindset, good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Must be able to finish tasks with minimum supervision
  • Communication skills, both written and spoken in English

Qualifications

Must have:

  • Educated to degree level from a numerate discipline (preferably Computer Science)
  • At least 3+ years of experience working full time as a Test engineer on Big Data or BI projects.
  • Experience with SQL and Non-SQL database
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive and Spark
  • Kownledge in Python and Shell scripting.
  • Highly experienced with test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation
  • Testing and Defect management tools
  • Passion and commitment to quality

Nice to have:

  • Testing certificates
  • Knowledge of Scala
  • Experience working with Kafka
  • Experience working with ETL tools (Talend, Kettle...)
  • Experience with Hortonworks Hadoop distribution
  • Experience working with BI visualization tools - Microstrategy

Soft Skills:

  • High communication skills
  • Team player
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-management
  • Pro-activity
  • Out of the box thinking

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive pay and health & wellness plans
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • No B.S. policy that promotes transparency and accountability
  • Beautiful and uncommon workspaces to collaborate and unwind
  • Free gym membership (to the awesome gym that’s right next to our office)
  • Free meals, healthy snacks (like nuts and yogurt parfaits), some indulgent snacks (like baked chips and dark chocolates), and refrigerators full of juices, teas and other life-essential beverages (including Red Bull)
  • The latest and greatest in all things technology
  • Lots and lots of awesome cars

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