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QC Lead Automation Engineer

EDGAR Online, Inc. is looking for a Quality Control Automation Lead Engineer to join our test team at our corporate headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. This position offers a highly motivated individual the opportunity to lead a team in architecting and implementing an automated test suite for new and existing products. QC team members work in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment, working with stakeholders, developers and operations to assess the quality of a release how well it meets requirements, address deficiencies and facilitate timely deliveries to our clients.

A successful candidate for this position will possess the skills, experience, and desire to begin the quality process at every step of the product development lifecycle: envisioning, design, specification, development, and release.

The individual serving in this role would be expected to perform the following:
  • Define test automation strategies for both front-end and back-end components of desktop, web, server, and mobile applications.
  • Architect, implement and document re-usable test frameworks, employing and enforcing QC automation best practices, lead other automation team members in implementation.
  • Perform code reviews on both the test framework components and components of the applications under test.
  • Mentor other QC team members on how they can create test cases to utilize the frameworks and how to invoke them.
  • Execute performance tests, work with developers to identify and profile and tune performance issues prior to release. Monitor resource utilization and memory leaks, assess application scalability, failover and perform stability and stress testing.
  • Work directly with developers and operations staff to troubleshoot deployment and post production issues.
  • Maintain test environments consistent with production configurations.
  • Review business and technical requirements, and design test cases from these artifacts.
  • Execute tests, analyze data and results, detect and document deficiencies in components under test.
The ideal candidate for this position would possess the following:
  • 5+ years' experience testing front and back-end systems with increasing levels of responsibility and complexity
  • Experience leading test teams is a major plus.
  • Knowledge of C#, VisualStudio and SQL Server.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of HTML and XML is required; familiarity with XBRL is a strong plus.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager or competitive product(s).
  • Strong analytical skills with the sense of ownership to take on any problem until resolution.
  • Knowledge of security and security best practices.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and QC methodologies, and the credibility, tenacity and tact to influence others to adopt them.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards such as US GAAP and/or IFRS is a major plus.
EDGAR Online, Inc. offers a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, 401(k) with company match, company paid short and long term disability, optional life insurance, tuition reimbursement, vacation accrual, holiday pay, a casual work environment, and much more.
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