Automation Architect - HCM Product

  • Company: Workday
  • Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Posted: December 16, 2017
  • Reference ID: JR-23287
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Job Description
Workday is currently seeking to hire an Automation Architect in our Human Resources application development organization.   As an Automation Architect, you will lead the overall test automation strategy, design, and standards for unit, system, and load testing.  As a leader in the development organization, you will be expected to coordinate efforts across teams, suggest new ideas for improvements to existing frameworks, and drive adoption of new tools by development team members.   If this sounds like you and you would like to be part of a great team, then we would like to talk with you further about the exciting opportunity we have on our team.

Responsibilties
  • Help develop and implement an overall test automation strategy for unit, system, and load testing
  • Drive improvements in tools supporting Test Driven Development
  • Own and evolve the test structures by working with development teams 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
  • Improve existing test automation suite (i.e. make them faster, more flexible and easier to use)
  • Monitor test quality to ensure alignment with test automation standards
  • Work with development peers to ensure consistency of test development
  • Track the coverage of the unit tests across a functional area and insert new test cases as necessary
  • Monitor passed vs. failed tests throughout a product release cycle and utilize our issue tracking tool to log bugs and/or enhancement requests

Experience/Skills/Education:
  • Strong working knowledge of QA methodology and testing techniques
  • 5+ years in Test Automation roles
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proven experience with delivering high quality software products within a full development lifecycle
  • Experience with one or more of the following testing build/automation applications is preferred:  CruiseControl, Bamboo, ANT, TestNG, JMeter, LoadRunner
  • Experience with testing web services with tools such as SoapUI, LoadUI
  • Familiarity with web services standards:  XML, XML Schema, SOAP, WSDL

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