Senior QA Automation Engineer : Burlington, MA, United States

We are seeking a Senior Software QA Automation Lead to join our Quality Assurance team.

As a member of our team you are highly motivated and energized by the challenge of testing complex applications You are willing to quickly learn new technical areas with each new project, be flexible and able to overcome obstacles. We value engineers who can continuously learn new technologies and tools, solve problems, and maintain a positive attitude.


  • Quickly ramp up and gain relevant Aviation / Air Traffic Control domain and technology knowledge
  • Investigate and qualify tools to develop test frameworks or techniques to benefit future projects
  • Create, advocate and coach test automation best practices to team members
  • Analyze legacy systems which may lack formal technical requirements, author test cases & procedures and develop test strategies
  • Contribute to test estimation, planning and test execution
  • Perform lead duties when needed, including: client discussions, test strategy formation and status reporting
  • Set goals with the team, prioritize tasks, and own deliverables
  • Drive increased test automation coverage in all areas
  • Design and code review automated tests
  • Integrate several test platforms and languages
  • Communicate and coordinate with Software Development and Project Management

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • Tool evaluation, selection and implementation
  • Strong up-to-date programming skills, data structures, debugging experience
  • 5-10 years experience in Software Automation development
  • Experience conducting root cause analysis, working closely with software developers
  • Experience with Functional Testing, Negative Testing, Exploratory Testing, Unit Testing, Black Box testing, White Box Testing
  • Expertise with Linux and Windows; experience with terminal commands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Voice Recognition
  • Experience with performance measures for responsiveness, bandwidth, memory, CPU, and accuracy
  • Experience with ClearCase (Version control, merging, branching)
  • Experience with ClearQuest (JIRA or any other Bug reporting tool)
  • Experience with Jenkins or other CI software

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with relevant education, experience, and application domain knowledge
  • Challenging products and projects pushing Air Traffic training technology to new frontiers
  • High visibility position with opportunity for increased responsibilities
  • Excellent benefits