Staff Engineer, Test Engineering - Mobile Automation

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
18 Feb 2022
09 Sep 2022
The Role:

The Staff Engineer - Mobile Automation - is responsible for ensuring validation and verification of functionality for eCommerce applications. The staff engineer - Mobile Automation is accountable for designing automation solutions and architecting modern approaches to enabling automated validation of loosely coupled, microservices based technology platforms. This staff engineer leads and provides technical direction and guidance to teams delivering functionality in a consistent, agile and resilient manner. Leads teams in performing functional and automated testing of software to ensure quality and stability before changes are deployed to production systems. This position drives close interaction with application development team, business users and other technical teams within the organization and throughout the software development lifecycle.

Primary duties of this position include story analysis, test coverage design, verification and the development of automation to validate customer facing features of our Digital Platform. Prior experience with Digital Clienteling systems and Mobile applications for Customer Facing eCommerce is required

Our Digital Platform is built on a modern technology stack (React, NodeJS, GraphQL, AWS, AWS Serverless, TypeScript, SpringBoot and Custom Microservices with several cloud native integrations) and constantly being enhanced.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to lead complex solutions in designing automation frameworks, engineering approach and techniques to enable highly automated, consistent delivery of features with high quality
  • Technical understanding of digital ecommerce platforms, Clienteling systems, Mobile applications, cloud computing and APIs
  • Demonstrated track record and interest in staying current with mobile technologies, frameworks and related automation along with ability to lead, design and implement proof of concepts as needed.
  • Expertise with applying test engineering methodologies, test-driven development, Agile software delivery and operating in product-based delivery squads
  • Expertise in iOS / Apple developer ecosystem, Appstore criteria, TestFlight, and related tools and best practices is required
  • Experience leading test engineering activities for mobile and web applications for large, public audience is required.
  • Ability to operate with an automation first mindset to enable and enhance Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery capabilities
  • Experience with 3rd party eCommerce integrations and SaaS based ecommerce functionality is a plus
  • Ability to operate as an SDeT and enhance the level of automation to ensure quality of our customer facing ecommerce experience
  • Ability to lead as well as take on a hands on role in all aspects of mobile test engineering while leading/directing/reviewing the work of the test engineers on the initiative.
  • Collaborate effectively with software engineers, product owners, Test engineers and other stakeholders to ensure quality of product delivery
  • Ability to define, automate and validate test cases to ensure requirements are met across all layers of the technology stack - UI/API/Services

Additional skills:
  • Experience testing in retail eCommerce environment highly preferred
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision from Test Engineering manager on Test engineering strategy, architecture & frameworks
  • Comfortable doing presentations to technical and non-technical audience or medium sized groups.
  • Expertise in react native testing would be a plus
  • Work in close interaction with developers in verification and validation of features in new and existing applications
  • Effectively communicates in product squad & partner teams, business users, product owners and other stakeholders
  • Research testing trends and self-motivated to stay current with industry best practices

Tool & Frameworks Used:
  • Java Script, Java, Spring, understanding of design patterns, Selenide/Selenium, Feign, TestNG, Rest API, Karate, GEB, Oracle, Dynamo DB, Rest Assured

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years progressive experience in engineering roles in public facing high volume Web/Mobile experience
  • 8+ years of hands on experience in a Test Engineering role for consumer facing web / mobile applications
  • Good analytical skills and strong hands on programming experience
  • Experience with Test Engineering concepts, methodologies and ability to apply them as appropriate to the SDLC
  • Object Oriented Design & Programming expertise is required to ensure design, implementation and maintainability of appropriate test frameworks and automation
  • Good collaboration, communication & problem solving
  • Experience with AWS platform & related technologies are a plus
  • Experience with clienteling systems and mobile application related test engineering and automation frameworks in an Agile model is required.
  • Experience with Retail/Ecommerce with high traffic customer facing web/mobile experience is a plus

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