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IT Senior QA Automation Engineer - MN IT Services - Job ID 16895

  • 04 Oct 2017 6:50 AM
    Message # 5294715

    **NOTE: This announcement will be used to fill up to two (2) positions. These positions are temporary and include full state fringe benefits; the positions are anticipated to last up to two (2) years.

    SAVE THE DATE: We will be conducting in-person interviews on Friday, November 3rd and Monday, November 6th in Saint Paul, MN (with the possibility of conducting interviews on an additional day - Tuesday, November 7th in Saint Paul, MN).  Candidates who are selected to be interviewed will be contacted the week of October 23rd. 

    Company Description:

    Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's newly-consolidated information technology agency. Work for Minnesota IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. This position exists to serve our partners at Minnesota’s largest state agency, the Department of Human Services (DHS). The Minnesota IT Services team supports complex and varied technical needs, including systems that provide health care coverage, ensure child protection and welfare services, and provide support for Minnesotans with special needs including mental illness, chemical dependencies, and physical or developmental disabilities.

    Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for Minnesota IT Services.

    Job Description:

    We are seeking an IT Senior QA Automation Engineer, to provide leadership in the creation of advanced automated smoke and functional testing solutions for application software and systems. This exciting opportunity includes ensuring that software solutions are designed, implemented, and operationally supported to meet the specified functional requirements. You will be relied upon to promote and continually improve automation testing methodologies while striving to ensure adherence to service levels and optimize application functional performance prior to deployment. Come join us!

    Qualifications Needed: 

    This position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience in a test automation engineer role.

     Experience must include:

    - Developing and executing automation test scripts.
    - Use of automation testing tools (e.g. Java, Visual Studio, Selenium, Sikuli, Rational Functional Tester, Test Complete, etc.)
    - Designing test strategies, plans, and scripts.

    A Master's degree in Information Technology or a related field may substitute for three years of experience, related Bachelor's degree may substitute for two years, or related Associate's degree may substitute for one year.


    Salary Range: $28.84 - $47.58 /hourly; $60,218 - $99,347 /annually. Salary dependent on qualifications.  Excellent State of MN benefits package.

    **Posting closes at 11:59pm on 10/20/2017.**

    Click here to view the full job posting and officially apply online.

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