Test Automation Chief Software Architect


Apply now for remote Test Automation Chief Software Architect role developing solutions to complex architectural problems. Seeking individuals with a startup mindset who can wear multiple hats and work on the most complex software projects.

Test Automation Chief Software Architect

$ 100k/Year   Flexible   Long-term
Good fit for: Test Lead, QA Lead

Would you be interested in utilizing your test automation expertise to develop and implements automated tests for a large portfolio of products? Are you open to challenge your years of automation experience to guide your team on how to write very effective test automation scripts in platforms such as JIRA and TestRail? Do you want to learn how to improve your defect management skills? Would you like to work with the best test automation chief architects around the world and use automation tools, like Protractor, Appium, RestAssured? If so - this role is for you…

As a Test Automation Chief Software Architect you will be responsible for developing solutions to complex architectural problems and implementing automated testing strategies. You will be part of a team responsible for ensuring the highest quality of our products by using the latest technologies and toolsets

“My team was able to accomplish a really fast product improvement. It's amazing to work with such talent! ”
-Brijesh P, QA Automation
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WHY CROSSOVER?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

Our software factory is designed to deliver great quality at high pace. We expect that our Test Automation Chief Architects perform thorough testing activity regimens for multiple products and technologies and deliver work to a high level of quality.

As a Test Automation Chief Software Architect will be responsible for developing solutions to complex architectural problems and implementing automated testing strategies. you will be working with the world’s top 1% talent people and be part of a team responsible for ensuring the highest quality of our products by using the latest technologies and toolsets. Your work quality is measured through the First Time Acceptance Rate, which means passing the quality bar set by your leadership team.

Your daily activities will include overseeing the test environments, automating test cases and also performing manual tests if necessary. You will leverage your test automation design and implementation expertise and increase your knowledge of our proprietary enterprise software products.

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Deliver a consistent high-quality software Testing services and ensure a goal of achieving 99% FTAR (First Time Acceptance Rate)

Define guidelines for the unit, subsystem, integration, regression and exploratory tests

Leveraging your broad technology capability set in using various technologies to architect, develop, and iteratively deploy Test Automation

Constantly generating, proposing and implementing solutions to increase productivity

Manage accountability of team members, with a pinpoint focus on quality

Be accountable for resolution of the most technically challenging issues

Write test automation scripts following the defined internal standards

Debug and maintain test scripts

Translate non-functional requirements into performance test scripts

Create performance test plans, baselines, execute planned tests

Adhere to performance metrics (CPU, memory, IO, Network, etc.)

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields

8+ years of QA experience: Test cases automation and documentation

5+ years of hands-on software development experience in Java, C# or NodeJS

2+ years of test Automation tools experience, such as Protractor, Selenium, RestAssured, TestComplete, Appium and JMeter

Experienced in writing unit tests

Be knowledgeable about HTML, DOM, API, Git and Jasmine

Good proficiency in the English language

Nice to have:

TypeScript language and Protractor test automation background

Hands-on experience profiling web pages

Experience in performance testing

Experience in transforming use cases into performance scripts using industry standard tools such as LoadRunner, JMeter, and Gatling

Experience using industry standard APM tools such as NewRelic, AppyDynamics, DynaTrace

Solid understanding of QA processes, best practices, testing techniques, and methodologies

Competency on the current software development practices and tools, including virtual environments, source control, remote development, issue tracking, product build and installation

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

You will learn how to have an obsessive focus on improving the quality of your work and the quality of products through the use of First Time Acceptance Rate.

You will operate in our metrics-driven culture, which is the foundation of our success in measuring and improving every engineering process and product we deliver.

Through the use of WorkSmart Pro, learn how to improve your efficiency during your standard working day.

You will master your QA Chief Architect skills in automation testing services through our framework and best practices

 
 
CAREER PATH
 
Test Automation Chief Software Architect
3515
Responsible for a test automation framework, overall test architecture and health, day to day and strategic technical decisions and technical product team leadership

A good fit for...

8 + years of hands-on development experience with 5 + years in an architect or similar position
5+ years test automation experience
Adept at various technologies and test automation tools
Recent experience in heading test automation technical strategy
Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English) and ability to communicate with business stakeholders
A firm belief inwell-definednesss and workflows, ability to establish them and make sure they are executed by everyone and without exceptions
Excellent knowledge of Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)
Excellent knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)
An inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

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Test Automation Architect
3639
A team member of a central test automation engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization. Responsible for the delivery of new automation tests based on well defined manual test specifications and meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets

A good fit for...

5 + years of hands-on development experience with 3+ years in an architect or similar position
3+ years test automation experience
Adept at various technologies and test automation tools
Participated in teams on test automation technical strategy
Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)
Very good knowledge of Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)
Very good knowledge of application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)
An inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

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Test Automation Engineer
3368
A team member of a central test automation engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization. Responsible for the delivery of new automation tests based on well defined manual test specifications and meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets

A good fit for...

2 + years of hands-on development experience
1+ year test automation experience
Strong in one technology but willing to learn new technologies
Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)
Good knowledge of Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)
Good knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)
An inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

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Work Examples
Assets
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UnitTest Playbook
https://www.google.com/url?q=https://drive.google.com/open?id%3D1YMApKoossIcFmCf4kwvzfX6vri5E-Qnq&sa=D&ust=1546559891568000
GDrive
 

Questions
and Answers

  • What would be the most common Test Automation frameworks you use at Crossover?

    We know how essential are the testing frameworks for a successful automated testing process - as they help lower maintenance cost, maximize test coverage and improve overall test efficiency. We have developed frameworks that will be available for you such as for Cucumber, Specflow, Protractor, and CodedUI.

  • What are the main processes and tools a new Test Automation Chief Architect would need to be aware of in order to start performing adequately at Crossover?

    There are some key components to deliver high-quality testing services at Crossover, such as the Jira and TestRail processes and tools we use like Github, Jasmine, and Protractor tools. You will get to know every important topic to be a great QA Automation engineer at Crossover during our 4 weeks Remote Camp program.

  • What can you comment about code review process at Crossover?

    Code review is a mandatory activity for all automation work. We have clear guidelines and code review rules that each team member needs to comply. As an example on code specific, we have defined how to identify and avoid anti-patterns by indicating the maximum number of lines, fields, and methods are allowed.

  • How practical is this mandatory 4 weeks training for Test Automation Chief Architect? Are we going to experience real day-to-day issues?

    Our campers will be trained with real-life assignments. Just to give you an idea about the Test Automation program, you will start using JIRA and TestRail for particular projects and Jenkins Access to build jobs. You should also be reviewing code and taking it until the merger. Additionally, you will be getting a backlog of work and writing scripts.

  • How do you drive a team of Test Automation Chief Architects, Architects and Engineers located in different cities and time-zones, to be productive and deliver quality testing services?


    One of our differentiators is that we know how to bring talented people together, from different cultures and time-zones. We have developed an online productivity tool that helps remote workers manage their time more efficiently and receive a fair working environment.

 
 
 
 
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