Performance & Test Automation, Senior

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Jul 22, 2021
Aug 21, 2021
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:
Freddie Mac has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Testing Senior to lead quality assurance. We are seeking a motivated individual who can provide leadership, direction, and guidance to a focused workgroup in driving execution of testing frameworks across various projects. As a senior member of the Operations & Technology team, you would independently lead the Testing solution and delivery of a project with successfully completing testing and should able to lead multiple testing projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. The individual would champion quality assurance that improves Test delivery processes and be a role model and mentor to the junior and midlevel testers, working alongside of highly collaborative, open minded, technology savvy members. Does this sound like you? Read on to learn more!

Our Impact:
We support various Business and Operations & Technology Offices in delivering software with high quality early and in a continual manner. We provide testing solutions, capabilities, coaching and mentoring to project teams to achieve quality goals (like testing visibility, maturity and efficiency) across software delivery.

Your Impact:
  • Provide hands-on test automation support in writing, maintaining and improving test code with best coding practices followed
  • Provide proactive guidance, comprehensive documentation and continual assessment of automation delivery across projects
  • Translate broad strategies into specific action plans, utilizing existing resources and information to achieve strategic objectives and improve business results.
  • Lead technical transformation within the team moving from a manual testing approach to an automation approach
  • Work closely with test teams, developers, business and vendor partners to drive and promote technical design in all our engineering processes
  • Drive the team to become more adaptable in quality assurance through test automation, and Continuous Testing practices

  • BS in Computer Science or Information Technology, or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience from which knowledge and skills may be obtained.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience using Test Management, Defect Tracking, Requirements Management, and Modeling tools, including automated testing tools framework experience.
  • At least 4 years of experience developing test automation using automation test tools like Selenium, Protractor, CypressIO, WebdriverIO etc. Experience in using Cucumber (Gherkin) for BDD/collaboration.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with automation concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • 3+ years of experience in building automation frameworks and managing test automation delivery and/or Practice
  • Experience with mobile testing
  • Strong Programming skills required (preferably Java/JavaScript/TypeScript) and solid grasp of object-oriented programming, databases, development, and testing methodologies
  • Experience in Testing Microservices/API which includes Contract Testing, Mocking, integration between services, Functional Testing, unit testing, integration testing using mock/stubs etc.
  • Expertise in working with DevOps implementation and good knowledge of CI tool Jenkins
  • Experience in using either Cloud provider or Container for test execution purposes
  • Knowledge in developing synthetic test data harness and experience in designing test data approach

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Strong technical leadership background
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the teams.
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and technologies to perform better
  • Strong verbal and written communications and negotiation skills
  • Networking and influencing skills to collaborate with project members, partners and executive management

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt

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