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Verizon Communications Inc

Senior QA Automation Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Ashburn, Virginia, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

You will work closely with other team members in designing, developing, and executing automated tests to ensure that all new code is functioning properly and that the system requirements have been successfully implemented. Responsibilities include:

  • Define, document, and execute automated testing based on functional and technical requirements
  • Utilize open source tools or develop custom scripts for automating tests involving both back-end processing systems, APIs, and front-end Web-based GUIs
  • Use technical skills to troubleshoot user interface, application, or backend systems/database issues
  • Participate in project review meetings, providing testing metrics/status and notifying management of critical failures and milestones
  • Use bug tracking software to track and report issues
  • Advocating for QA and defining quality standards/metrics within the team
  • Coaching/Mentoring junior team members
What we're looking for...

You enjoy using your analytical mind to solve complex problems. You work well in a team environment and can communicate effectively. You are passionate about finding solutions in a fast-paced environment.

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline, or four or more years of work experience
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience - proven ability to build automated testing frameworks for different technologies (e.g. frontend, backend, API)
  • Linux experience
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Experience in agile/lean methodologies and processes
  • Strong knowledge of testing fundamentals and best practices of different types of testing: functional, edge/boundary, negative/failure, regression, performance and load testing
  • Protocol experience: TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP
  • Database and/or Big Data knowledge
  • Coding experience (Java and/or Python)
  • Shell scripting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and/or guide a team
  • Ability to influence the technical direction on projects
  • Ability to coach, mentor and influence colleagues through testing strategies and implementations
  • Demonstrated delivery of major projects with a focus on quality and productivity

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjY3NjY4LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif