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Selenium Automation Tester at Cognizant in Riverwoods, Illinois

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


 Job Roles / Responsibilities:     

  • Strong knowledge on Testing Lifecycle and various test methodologies (specifically Agile)

  • Interact with application teams and functional testers to discuss automation scope, framework tailoring and design

  • Solid Hands-on experience with Automation Tools/Technologies

  • Develop and Execute automated scripts during release schedule

  • Provide technical support to resolve any technical issues during design and execution of Automation test scripts

  • Participates in walkthrough sessions/meetings on Automation test strategy

  • Should be able to work hands on automation framework development, script development and execution

  • Develop automation plans and strategies to implement to automation for various applications

  • Recommend suitable tools, processes, templates and standards for Automation testing

  • Leads and guides teams in framework and tool selection process

  • Ensure implementation of standard processes, perform script reviews

  • Conduct analysis of tools and PoCs

  • Collects metrics and generates reports for management reviews

Must Have Skills:

  • Functional Test Lead with 8+ Years’ experience in Testing

  • Proficient in in Java , database knowledge,  Selenium automation, Oracle, DB2, MySQL,  good communication skill

  • Should possess  End-to-End knowledge and experience in Testing

  • Should have extensive experience in test planning/test strategy, test estimates

  • Excellent communication and client handling skills


Desired Skills:  

  • Experience in building virtual services for various protocols like HTTP, REST, MQ , FTP etc..

  • In depth experience in SOA, Web services, API Testing

  • Hands on Experience in Selenium Automation Testing.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 HP ALM PL2 Required
2 Selenium PL2 Required
3 Eclipse PL2 Desired


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.