• QA Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.


    What's the role?

    As our digital and physical lives become increasingly inter-connected, our map of the world is rapidly changing. With every connected device or sensor capable of generating and sharing its context and location, it is data that will connect this complex new world. The question is how do we make better use of that data and transform it into useful services for people and organizations – all in real-time?


    Our answer is the HERE Open Location Platform.


    The Open Location Platform Marketplace team is seeking a highly skilled Sr Test Automation Engieer to architect automated testing solutions and lead the test automation efforts within an agile development team. Successful candidates should have experience testing large-scale mission-critical web applications and REST web services. 


    The Sr Test Automation Engieer should be comfortable working with local and remote development teams, capable of influencing product stakeholders with crisp communication and analytic skills, and be motivated to inject quality in all phases of the development process. We are seeking a self-motivated, curious and team oriented individual who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and manually test if that is what the quality bar demands.


    As a team member you will:

    • Coordinate with product owners, designers and developers to translate requirements and wireframes into acceptance criteria, test cases and test plans
    • Define and lead quality process of an agile development team
    • Own the automation test tooling and architecture
    • Help innovate our team’s CI/CD infrastructure
    • Help plan and document releases
    • Plan, execute (manual and automated) and report on integration, system and performance tests
    • Help drive the adoption of TDD practices among the development team
    • Collaborate with other engineering and testing teams across the company
    • Contribute to product support & troubleshooting

    Who are you?

    • 5+ years of experience in quality assurance, test automation or development
    • 3+ years of experience writing automated browser tests
    • 2+ years of experience writing automated REST web service tests
    • Experience writing automated and manual test plans and test cases
    • Behavior Driven Development experience
    • Excellent knowledge of QA processes and testing fundamentals
    • Performance testing experience
    • Experience with CI/CD systems
    • A strong work ethic and sense of accountability
    • Calm, logical troubleshooting skills
    • Effective communication skills and ability to clearly articulate technical issues
    • Affinity for working on an agile team
    • Computer Science or equivalent technical degree or relevant work experience

    Preferred qualifications

    • Experience with JMeter, Selenium and automated test runners
    • Experience with test case management tools (e.g. JIRA Zephyr)
    • Experience with remote teams
    • Strong understanding of RESTful APIs, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
    • Experience with profiling and performances tools (e.g. JProfiler, Sonar, YourKit)
    • Experience with Unix/Linux OS’s and shell scripting
    • Experience with AWS or other cloud computing environments
    • Experience working in a DevOps environment


    HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.




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