QA Automation Engineer - #242941

Menards, Inc.

Date: 05/05/2021 02:00 AM

City: Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

The Automation Engineer 1 will implement and maintain automated tests in support of quality assurance processes, application testing, and data analysis of software systems in a combined Unix/Windows environment. This position works closely with Business Analysts/Application Developers to ensure test scripts accurately test project and application requirements.


  • Quality Assurance and Software Testing
  • Develop and maintain automated functional test scripts, executing test cases and documenting results using Tricentis TOSCA and/or QF-Test.
  • Develop and maintain automated load test scripts, executing test cases and documenting results using Neoload.
  • Document functional automation tests and load tests in Rational Quality Manager
  • Analyze automation test data results and their root causes
  • Assist in Automation Test Planning and Coordination activities
  • Provide technical support for testing approaches and automated script execution throughout the QA life cycle
  • Assist in maintaining the automation tool suite and environments
  • Assist in evaluation of new tools
  • Follow all Corporate Standards and IS Systems Standards to develop and support projects
  • Constantly monitor work to ensure the highest level of quality
  • Identify problem trends pro-actively
  • Execute action plans
  • Follow established process for problem handling or resolution
  • Maintain information confidentiality and security
  • Suggest and recommend better ways of improving the quality of work within a team
  • Other tasks as assigned by Automation Team Leader or Manager

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, MIS or equivalent work experience
  • 1+yrs - Minimum experience using IT development technologies – some preferred examples are: PHP, MySQL, VBScript, JavaScript, and Java
  • 1+yrs - Minimum experience using/administering automated test tools – experience with Rational Quality Manager, Neoload and Tricentis TOSCA testing tools are preferred
  • 1+yrs - Minimum experience in software testing, including writing, reviewing, executing test plans and procedures
  • 1+yrs - Minimum experience in IS
  • 1+yrs - Experience on large projects with multi-system interdependencies and medium to large cross-functional project teams. Knowledge of project management tools and methodologies is a plus
  • Strong understanding of System Development Lifecycle
  • Experience testing with AJAX, JBOSS, J2EE and Unix
  • Knowledge of application servers, Web Services, xML and web application Servers (Apache, IIS)
  • Must be able to perform GUI related testing activities for format, color and content on a standard 17" Monitor with screen resolution of 1024x768
  • Must be able to stand for 2-3 hours at a time to perform test case executions
  • Excellent design and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as cooperate with others in team efforts
  • Must work within designated normal office hours assigned or required by work
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed

Prospective candidates MUST be able to work ONSITE at the Menard, Inc. Corporate Office in Eau Claire, WI (Remote Work is NOT offered)

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