The Company Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth.
With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals.
Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets, and ideas the dynamic formula that drives business performance.
At Willis Towers Watson, we help clients align their talent and rewards strategy with their business strategy to achieve long-term success.
We rely on data, analytics, and experience to pinpoint the talent and workforce needs that are vital to their overall performance.
We develop strategies and design and implement programs that address these needs, drive higher performance, and ensure the right return on their investment in people.
Backed by industry-leading technology, global workforce data, research, and insights, we help our clients quickly transform ideas into action.
The Test Automation Engineer role will work on the Quality Assurance team and help build high quality automated tests and test harnesses written in C# / .
NET to test our application portfolio suite in an automated fashion. This role serves as an integral member of a global Agile Product Development team to design, build, test, and deliver Willis Towers Watson’s technology products to our external or internal clients.
The automated testing work being done at Willis Towers Watson is cutting edge and seeks to rival automated test frameworks found in successful technology focused companies around the globe.
You will develop and integrate high quality automated tests for products built on the latest software architecture patterns and platforms;
you will be part of a forward thinking and technology focused Quality Assurance team that seeks to leverage and develop the latest and greatest in the field of automated testing to deliver Willis Towers Watson products to the marketplace.
Key Accountabilities / Duties :
Creates high-quality acceptance tests from acceptance criteria and quality standards that help the scrum team understand the value of the user story from the user’s perspective
Helps support and maintain the goal of continuous and daily automated test execution and review failed tests
Works with the scrum team in identifying appropriate tests to automate that will get the team closer to the goal of delivering working software to production at the conclusion of every sprint
Integrates best practices into the daily norm including code maintainability and follows designs pattern including modularity, reusability, etc
Advocates improving quality during all stages of software development
Serves as a champion of quality for your scrum team and help support the QA Community of Practice, knowledge sharing sessions, lunch & learn, brown bag sessions, and other learning sessions
Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s / College Degree in a technology related discipline, such as IT or Engineering
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate a strong understanding of SDLC process. Experience in Agile / Scrum framework is required.
Creates test scenarios from functional requirements and / or User Stories using the Gherkin format
Converts manual test steps into repeatable automated tests for Regression testing
Manages time effectively by placing the right focus on value added operations
Beginner knowledge in profiling an application and profiling concepts
Beginner SQL skills in tuning / optimization of T-SQL and database optimization
Fluency in the programming language C#
Intermediate knowledge of using development tools such as Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio
Knowledge in Azure and Mobile Test Automation implementation is a plus
Intermediate skills in API based automated test development
Intermediate skills in writing T-SQL
Intermediate Skills in Unit Testing
Intermediate knowledge of tools and techniques used in manual testing
Advanced skills in UI automated test development
Advanced knowledge of tools and techniques used in manual testing
Advanced knowledge of Accessibility Testing
Advanced knowledge of tools and techniques used in mobile testing
Experience and knowledge of Visual Regression Testing techniques
Deeply understands practices of agile software development
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