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R202211487

Sr. Software Test Engineer

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • Austin TX, Austin, Texas
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Description

The Senior Software Test Engineer is responsible for a range of testing activities including designing and maintaining test suites, executing test scenarios manually, developing automated testing strategies and implementing them in industry standard testing frameworks.  The Software Test Engineer provides testing expertise and plays a role in providing advice and guidance and monitoring emerging technologies.

Your Role

  • Writes, debugs, and executes code used in automated testing efforts.
  • Owns and coordinates the testing efforts for manual and automated activities across supported applications.
  • Maintains test automation frameworks and recommends and implements improvements to the automation framework(s).
  • Owns the SDLC testing strategy, test data management strategy, and quality of the supported applications.
  • Owns and champions the defect lifecycle for found defects.
  • Gathers and provides metrics on business process, test results for manual and automated test suites, and presents them to stakeholders
  • Responsible for API testing strategy, including creating, maintaining, and updating documentation of the API routes.
  • Responsible for creating, updating, and maintaining an object-oriented automation structure
  • Understands the challenges that delivery and operations teams face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.
  • Recommends improvements to testing processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of testing teams and reduce technical debt.
  • Responsible for the performance testing strategy, including creating and updating performance tests
  • Coordinates regression test automation activities across supported applications.
  • Defines, implements, and manages processes and best practices for automated testing.
  • Understands the challenges that delivery and operations teams face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.
  • Testing will be focussed on scaling and performance 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry-related professional experience and education
  • 3-5 years of working experience
  • Working experience in software development and/or testing
  • Experience in selection of technology stack for testing framework(s)
  • Experience coding in C#
  • Experience working in Micro services architecture and testing restful API’s
  • Working experience with software test tools and processes, building and testing frameworks, and consumer-facing applications and databases
  • Working experience of scripting and configuration tools
  • Working knowledge of delivering products in an engineering, operations, or release role
  • Working knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Working knowledge in analysis, design and programming
  • Ability to communicate with teams working in various locations.
  • Working experience in automated testing frameworks 

To be employed in this role, you’ll need to clear a pre-employment background check and drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently consider a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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