Automation Architect - Applications Development
Location:
Pleasanton , California
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
JR-16917
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Job Description
Do you see problems as opportunities? Are you tenacious at getting to the root cause of an issue and then driven to make sure that it doesn't happen again? We have a unique opportunity within the Application Development team for a Test Automation Architect. This is not about checking boxes or cursory analysis - it's about spotting trends, creating solutions, and then driving improvements - it's about technical excellence, innovation and leadership in a fast-paced, dynamic (and fun) organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Help develop and implement an overall test automation strategy for unit, system, integration, and load testing;  ensuring Ensure automation is done consistently across the organization by mentoring, setting standards, and finding reusable solutions
  • Mentor team by evangelizing best practices and to conduct brown bags/on-boarding training for everything automation related
  • Drive improvements in test automation tools, work as Product Manager to tools team to develop new features
  • Own and evolve the test structures by working with development, QA and product management to align with application modules and use cases
  • Design and construct data-agnostic tests that can be used as reference implementations that others can follow
  • Future-proof existing test automation suites to make them faster, more flexible and easier to use and refactor
  • Monitor test quality to ensure alignment with test automation standards and consistency across the organization

Experience/Skills/Education:
  • 8-10 years in a technical or software engineering position (preferably Test Automation and/or QA)
  • Project management, technical leadership, team lead experience preferred
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of test automation patterns, test techniques, preferably in a Software as a Service or consumer internet experience industry
  • Proven experience with delivering high quality software products within a full development lifecycle
  • Experience with one or more of the following applications is expected:  TeamCity, Bamboo, ANT, TestNG, JMeter, LoadRunner, Cucumber, Selenium
  • Experience with testing web services with tools such as SoapUI, LoadUI, Postman
  • Familiarity with web services standards:  XML, XML Schema, SOAP, WSDL


About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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A little about us:
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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