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QA Automation Engineer

TripAdvisor, Sydney, Australia

Know better. Book better. Go better.


TripAdvisor Viator is currently seeking an Automation Engineer to work in our Sydney office, to facilitate smooth release of all code through a multi-step release cycle.  The role covers Desktop, and Mobile Web testing. The TripAdvisor Viator team consists of world-class experts in SEO, usability, marketing, and of course, technology.  Bring your skills and enthusiasm to this collaborative team.
 
The Automation Engineer should be self-driven and have the ability to work in a distributed team by developing test automation scripts using programming in Java and Software tools.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of programming and testing methodologies – functional, regression, black box testing. The candidate will be responsible for creation, implementation and execution of automated tests, using those tests to verify release candidates and live releases.

Job Description

Automation Engineer

TripAdvisor is currently seeking an Automation Engineer to work in our Sydney office, to facilitate smooth release of all code through a multi-step release cycle.  The role covers Desktop, Mobile Web, and API testing.
 
The Automation Engineer should be self-driven and have the ability to work in a distributed team by developing test automation scripts using programming in Java and Software tools.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of programming and testing methodologies – functional, regression, black box testing. The candidate will be responsible for creation, implementation and execution of automated tests, using those tests to verify release candidates and live releases.
 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review regression results and file detailed bugs while determining releasability of web code
  • Update tests as new features are released that change app functionality and flows
  • Code Test Automation Scripts using programming in Java and Selenium
  • Follow engineering best practices
  • Maintain good rapport with developers to stay on top of any incoming changes that will affect tests going forward
  • Work with product managers designing new automation tests for new features and coding them

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Java Experience: 1+ years
  • Automation Experience: 4+ years
  • Industry QA Experience: 4+ years
  • Selenium experience nice-to-have

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of QA tools and automated testing environments (Selenium-WebDriver, Jenkins, Scripting Environments, etc.)
  • Understanding of web technologies (JSON, JavaScript, JQuery, SOAP, XML, HTML5 or similar technologies) a plus
  • Experience in developing end-to-end tests for complex solutions for large-scale enterprise systems
  • Strong “can-do” attitude
  • Can work effectively while under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of database concepts
  • Knowledge of good coding practices and improving code quality
  • Experience with Jenkins, Gradle, etc. a plus
  • Experience testing security products a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skill

 

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 500 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features — checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average unique monthly visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

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