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Automation Engineer

Technology

** Do you want to work with the best people, using the best tools, working on the best projects, for the best customers?  If yes, keep reading … **
 

You are passionate about quality and how customers experience the products you test.  You have the ability to create, maintain and execute test plans in order to verify requirements.  As a Quality Engineer at Equifax, you will be a catalyst in both the development and the testing of high priority initiatives. You will develop and test new products to support technology operations while maintaining exemplary standards.  As a collaborative member of the team, you will deliver QA services (code quality, testing services, performance engineering, development collaboration and continuous integration).

You will conduct quality control tests in order to ensure full compliance with specified standards and end user requirements.  You will execute tests using established plans and scripts; documents problems in an issues log and retest to ensure problems are resolved.  You will create test files to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow.  You will identify, recommend and implement changes to enhance effectiveness of QA strategies.

What You’ll Do

  • You will develop Test Strategies and Plans in conjunction with App Engineering, Architecture and Prod Arch. This includes Data creation and management
  • You will write automation scripts on C#
  • You will identifying regression tests for future regression scenarios
  • You will identify and assure creation of re-usable, automated tests
  • You will influence Change Management, CI/CD, tools integration
  • You will modify SDLC to assure proper adherence to Engineering Handbook (including Security)
  • You will execute all test cases, and detect defects early
  • You will pretest and validate deployment plans with steps to be taken
  • You will execute post-deployment verification plans and record results
  • You will execute resilience testing plan and results
  • You will generate code quality reports (SonarQube)
  • You will put code through fortify scans via automation
  • You will assure at least 85% Unit test coverage
  • You will establish common defect severity definitions across the company so that there is alignment between service tribes
  • You will complete Web accessibility testing with no open violations for customer facing web interfaces (WCAG)
  • You will ensure end-customer needs and associated value chain to drive processes and practices to ensure flawless customer experience.
  • You will complete application vulnerability and penetration testing with no active violations
  • You will raise any issues with developers and product owners
  • You will create test automation suite and design necessary documentation for automated processes
  • You will shorten and amplify feedback loops to deliver products faster and with higher quality

Must Haves

 

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • English language proficiency (reading, writing, speaking)
  • Experience with all phases of test lifecycle
  • Experience in software application testing tools, methodologies, and process framework
  • Experience with test automation and continuous integration tools
  • Experience documenting standards, practice guidelines and/or standards
  • Significant experience with test design
  • Significant experience with using source control systems
  • Significant experience in development on Windows/Linux platforms
  • Significant experience with multiple scripting tools
  • Significant experience with build environments and delivery pipelines
  • Significant experience with programming or scripting
  • Experience with database technology
  • Experience with Agile frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience with regression testing
  • Strong oral and written communications skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Strong collaboration skills, applied successfully within team as well as with all levels of employees in other areas
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong at using original thinking to translate goals into the implementation of new ideas and design solutions
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage projects/tasks to completion
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Driven to learn and stay current professionally

Extra Points for any of the Following

 

  • You have experience with automation frameworks/tools such as Selenium and Python
  • You have experience working with multicultural team across different time zones.
  • You have experience in Jira/Confluence
  • You have experience in Google Cloud Platform
  • You have experience with performance engineering and profiling (e.g. Java JVM, Databases) and tools such as Load Runner, JMeter
  • You have some exposure to Application performance monitoring tools like Dynatrace and Splunk
  • You are able to create good acceptance and integration test automation scripts and integrate with Continuous integration (Jenkins) and code coverage tools (Sonar, Clover) to ensure 85% or higher code coverage
  • You have strong development skills and can code with Java and Spring
  • You have experience working in a TDD/BDD environment and can utilize technologies such as JUnit, Rest Assured, Appium, Jbehave/Cucumber frameworks, APIs (REST/SOAP)
  • You understand Continuous Delivery concepts and can use tools including Jenkins/Bamboo and vulnerability tools such as Sonar, Checkmarx/Fortify, etc.

Why Equifax?

Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company and believes knowledge drives progress.  We are there at life-defining moments when people are applying for college, interviewing for a new job, buying a home, purchasing a car, or even starting a small business. The products and insights we provide help people all across the world make better decisions, and we are proud of the role we play in peoples’ lives.  We power the decisions that move people forward by helping people live their financial best.  Won’t you join us?

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business.

We are looking for individuals who can help us disrupt the marketplace with innovation.  You will do this by delivering leading-edge technology to build and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

We will give you the opportunity to drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. This will include tool and process integrations across all business units within Equifax globally.  And, if community involvement and social responsibility are important to you, join us and help create shared value in our global communities!  Corporate Citizenship is an integral part of our company. We know through experience that community involvement will increase the quality of your career with us and simply makes the world a better place.  If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today.  We’re looking for you!

Success Attributes of the Technology organization.  Does this describe you?

  • Accountability
  • Bravery
  • Curiosity
  • Collaboration
  • Think and act differently
  • Trust
  • Ownership (build it, own it, run it)
  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We offer

  • Competitive pay for performance
  • Room for you to do things your way
  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax
  • And yes, we also have perks such as team activities, volunteer opportunities, awesome parties, great coffee, and in some locations, ping pong tables and food trucks
  • Not yet Cloud certified?  We’ve got you covered with paid sponsorship, resources and training

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*Please note:  This posting represents multiple roles across various teams, including a range of responsibilities and experience levels.*  By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations:  Example:  Atlanta, Alpharetta, Dublin, Chile, etc.

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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