Test Automation Engineer
DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be. DuPont Pioneer is the world???s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers in more than 90 countries. Our mission to feed the world is based on and enabled by world class science and multi-disciplinary research that is conducted by more than 1,000 researchers world-wide. We are currently looking for a Test Analyst preferably with experience in supporting research and scientific computing. This role is based in Johnston, IA.Duties & Responsibilities:Validate and verify that a software application meets the stakeholder requirements using coded test scripts. Execute test plans utilizing automated test scripts to identify software defects. Provide technical test automation support for test automation tools and environments. Work with Test Analysts to support quality initiatives and education using test automation.Qualifications:Education & Experience:Prefer a graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Alternatively, a Bachelors degree and equivalent experience may be considered. 4+ years of professional experience in Quality Assurance and software testing, including automation testing. CompetenciesRequired competencies for this position include:Develop working knowledge of general and Pioneer specific business practices Utilize Pioneer software development methodologies and documentation standardsProject work time estimates for the software test schedule, including Pointing sessionsUnderstand requirements and risks in order to assist with creation of the automated test planFollow established automated test processes and standards Communicate suggested modifications to test leadershipDesign, document, develop and execute automation test scriptsSupport, maintain, and enhance existing automation test scriptsAnalyze, document and report test resultsRecord and track failed test scripts; follow-through with resolution and validation Identify appropriate tests for automationCoach and mentor team members in test automation and QA practicesMay participate in:Test tool evaluation processTest automation environment infrastructure and data initiativesVerifying the automated test approach and resulting test coverageQuality education to advance knowledge of quality discipline and industry best practicesDefect triageQuality assessments, gathering and analysis of metricsProviding direction to other test automation developers or test analystsIdentifying project test risksOther desirable experience includes:Hands-on experience using Test Complete, JMeter, ProtractorHands-on experience with Cucumber, SpecflowApply for this job.