NewWave HQ

  • Automated Test Engineer

    Job ID 2019-1236
  • Overview

    NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.


    The Automated Test Engineer will support the automated testing requirements of applications working as member of a cross functional Agile team. The tester will work directly with the UI/UX, BA and engineering teams to automate the testing process to gain consistency and efficiencies during the software development process.

    • Experience in developing automated QA test suites and tools
    • Demonstrate consultative approach to work with business analysts, UI/UX, and engineering teams to solve problems
    • Participate as core member of Agile team across all planning, analysis, design, development, and testing activities including participation in all scrum ceremonies
    • Proficient developing test strategies, test plans, and test cases for complex domain models such as workflows, data migration and web-based applications
    • Exposure and familiarity with TDD and BDD
    • Experience working in micro-service based architectures / REST-based APIs
    • Ability to review complex code and write unit test cases
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting database systems
    • Ability to work across projects to understand complex interaction between services
    • Perform detailed test designs using sound software test engineering principals in the context of test automation platforms and integration across distributed systems
    • Develop/improve existing test automation frameworks or stand up new test automation frameworks under guidance of senior test leads
    • Define and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but quality of testing and feedback to engineers
    • Develop efficient and effective qualitative methods, measures and guidelines in order to continuously improve quality processes and practices
    • Experience supporting user acceptance testing efforts by user training and developing test artifacts


    • Minimum 5 years experience with development and scripting languages
    • Minimum 5 years experience with test automation tools such as Jasmine, Karma, Selenium, Cucumber, Junit, etc.
    • Experience integrating test automation frameworks into a CI/CD pipeline
    • 3 years experience with SQL, PL/SQL, etc.
    • Multiple years experience with source control systems like Git
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field applicable to software testing
    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of agile software development and ability to work in agile team environment

    Residency Requirement

    • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years.


    FLSA Status

    • Exempt

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
    • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
    • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • Should be self-driven.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.


    NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.  



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