QA Automation Engineer

The successful candidate may work remotely if not located near the NYC or College Park, Maryland office.

QA Automation Engineer

BlueVoyant is seeking a knowledgeable QA Automation Engineer to join our Engineering Team to help guide and implement best practices for automated regression and testing capabilities in support of specific technology platforms used to deliver our internet-scale intelligence and managed security products.

Qualifications for the Role:

●    Hands-on experience creating automated tests for large scale cloud-based systems, APIs,  and microservices with minimal and evolving requirements.  
●    Strong belief in automation over manual testing.
●    Expert-level experience with common automation testing platforms.
●    Hands-on experience with test packages for JavaScript, Java, Python, and Golang.
●    Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle in an Agile environment.
●    Excellent understanding of the different levels of software testing.  Experience with software security analysis tools is a plus.
●    Proficiency using Git, ticketing systems (such as JIRA), and CI/CD.
●    Understanding of modern web application structure and code.
●    Must be self-driven, independent, creative, and especially eager to learn new skills.
●    BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field experience.
What you will do as a QA Automation Engineer:
●    Implement best practices for quality and testing in coordination with the team.
●    Design and develop a testing process that will scale as the team grows.
●    Design and develop automated tests that will minimize regressions.
●    Define metrics that will help the team understand and track the level of coverage.
●    Develop acceptance test criteria in coordination with the team.
●    Share expertise with the team to improve test mindshare.
●    Recommend tools and framework based on best-of-breed industry standards.

General responsibilities include:

●    Designing, developing, and documenting automation scripts.
●    Work with a cross-functional team to proactively improve on existing integration automation/workflows.
●    Refine our DevOps methodology based on industry best practices for quality assurance with continuous feedback against well-defined metrics.
●    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of QA technology standards,  industry trends,  emerging technologies, and best practices.
●    Ensure technical issues are quickly resolved and help implement strategies and solutions to reduce the likelihood of recurrence.
●    Work with peers to ensure the end-to-end solution provided by BV works seamlessly for our clients.
Ideal candidates will:
●    Thrive in our small, fast-paced, product-driven DevOps culture.
●    Collaborate with teams from across the organization.
●    Execute on commitments as part of a DevOps Scrum team.
●    Present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
●    Demonstrate ownership of tasks with escalation as needed.
●    Be a subject matter expert in quality assurance.
●    Relentlessly push for successful operational outcomes.

About BlueVoyant

BlueVoyant is an expert-driven cybersecurity services company whose mission is to proactively defend organizations of all sizes against today’s constant, sophisticated attackers, and advanced threats.

Led by CEO, Jim Rosenthal, BlueVoyant’s highly skilled team includes former government cyber officials with extensive frontline experience in responding to advanced cyber threats on behalf of the National Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Unit 8200 and GCHQ, together with private sector experts. BlueVoyant services utilize large real-time datasets with industry leading analytics and technologies.

Founded in 2017 by Fortune 500 executives, including Executive Chairman, Tom Glocer, and former Government cyber officials, BlueVoyant is headquartered in New York City and has offices in Maryland, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, London, and Latin America.

All employees must be authorized to work in the United States or Israel. BlueVoyant provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BlueVoyant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.