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Job Req ID:  1908

Job Title:  QA Automation Engineer

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America’s Best Large Employers, is transforming the way we all do business.

From smart office technology and information management to cloud, mobility and IT services, we have a rich history of creating the products and services necessary to drive innovation and make work possible from anywhere at any time. Our award-winning products and solutions help companies around the world move information faster, improve quality and productivity, enhance security and facilitate the sharing of information. We are proud that our portfolio leads the industry while exceeding environmental standards.

At Konica Minolta, you'll work for an amazing technology company with growth opportunities, great benefits and talented, passionate co-workers.

Position Objective

The Quality Assurance Automation Engineer position is responsible for developing and maintaining the software automation framework needed to testing N-Tier applications, front end web applications and web services developed by Konica Minolta's Solutions Engineering Center (SEC).  Candidate may also be required to develop QA Test Plans, generate QA Reports, and conduct software application training as needed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create/setup automation testing frameworks to evaluate N-Tier applications, front end web applications and web services with an agile development environment. 
  • Develop automation test framework and test cases for functional, performance and regression test execution.
  • Interpret functional requirements and design documents to plan, develop, write, and execute application functional and data validation automation test plans and test scripts.
  • Maintain automated tests and test framework.
  • Work with developers, project managers, technical writers, and other individuals to collect all information necessary to create effective QA Functional Test Plans and automation scripts.
  • Integrate software testing tools with software build environments to automatically execute the automation test scripts as part of post build process.
  • Ensure all automation testing produces accurate pass/fail reports.
  • Continuously research automation test standards and implement “best practices” when designing/implementing the automation testing frameworks that will be deployed/utilized for testing all software solutions.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Experience with or understanding of web technologies and frameworks like JavaScript and AngularJS or React.
  • Experience in developing scripts for testing web services (REST API or SOAP).
  • Experience with testing or understanding of Service Security (HTTPS, OAuth etc.)
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver (Selenium Grid experience is a plus).
  • Experience with Agile development & testing methodologies.
  • Experience in N-Tier client server, web applications testing.
  • Ability to identify critical and complex areas in the system for testing.
  • Ability to write relational database queries (SQL).

Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Quality Assurance, Computer Science, Information technology, etc.) OR 5+ years of work related experience.
  • At least two years of experience testing commercial applications with an automation testing framework, such as Selenium or Microsoft Visual Studio Test Automation using Coded UI and C# scripts.
  • At least two years of experience programming in an object oriented language such as C#,  Java, Python, or Ruby (C# preferred).
  • A clear understanding of QA principles and methodologies and ability to solve concrete QA problems.
  • Experience in writing quality documentation and reports.
  • Experience with evaluating software applications on Windows, Macintosh, UNIX and Linux platforms.
  • Fluent in all Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel.
  • Fluent with various web browsers (Safari, Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned projects.
  • Certification in Software Quality Assurance is a plus.
  • Experience with bug reporting and tracking systems.
  • Experience with one or more version control systems such as GIT, CVS or Subversion is a plus.
  • Knowledge of PC networking and Network Operating Systems is a plus.
  • Networking training or certification is a plus.
  • Familiarity with design patterns is a plus.

Konica Minolta Offers:  

  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Visible, exciting work supporting sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

Join Konica Minolta and help drive innovation as we transform the Workplace of the Future.™

Konica Minolta is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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