Randstad VP, QA Automation Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

VP, QA Automation Architect

job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$115,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607427

job description

Job Description

We're looking for talented experienced software QA automation architect to design, implement, maintain and execute end-to-end Financial Services applications. The candidate will lead a team of onshore and offshore automation engineers automating Java thick client, web based and web service applications. Will develop new tests and support existing regression tests on keyword based UFT framework and Selenium/Java. Excellent communication skills; must be comfortable working with developers and analysts. The position is located at our Boston MA location. Excellent benefits flexible work environments with state of the art technology and lucrative compensation.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or its equivalent

  • 8+ years software testing experience

  • 5+ years of UFT programming experience

  • 5+ years of strong SQL experience in Oracle MySQL

  • 3+ years of Java/Selenium programming experience

  • 3+ years of leading an automation team

  • Hands-on experience with keyword/data driven automation frameworks

  • Hands-on experience testing Web Services using SoapUI or equivalent tool

  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment is desired

  • Experience with Jenkins

  • Experience in Financial Services is desired

  • Experience working with offshore resources

  • Research technologies and methodologies which will improve our test practices

  • Very strong troubleshooting debugging and analysis skills.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task several responsibilities

  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle

  • Experience with web services REST SOAP XSLT XSD and XML is a plus.

  • Experience with FIX or SWIFT would be a plus.

  • Experience with Web Services testing

  • Familiarity with UNIX or Linux and Windows operating systems, must be comfortable using standard UNIX utilities to do testing and identify issues.

  • Self-motivated quick learner and creative problem solver organized and responsible team player.