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2 months ago
American Airlines
Location: Texas, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT & Communications
Category: Auditor
This position is for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer who will design and develop test scripts to support integration efforts with various GDS and other clients. The right candidate is expected to be proficient in modern testing practices as well as be skilled in using SoapUI scripting and XML schemas to deliver high quality test deliverables in a collaborative team environment. The role requires good communication and leadership skills since the candidate will collaborate with various business units, third party clients (travel agencies/GDS), project managers, architects, QA analysts, vendors and other IT organizations to deliver robust test solutions for the American Airlines NDC Connection platform. Airline industry experience is a plus.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

* Conduct test planning, scripting and test execution according to defined best practices and standards

* Work with business analyst, project manager and others to derive concrete test requirements for new business features and enhancements

* Leverage SoapUI, XML, Groovy and other tools to design and develop test scripts

* Perform functional and regression testing based on test requirements

* Perform testing for non-functional requirements such as response times, security and end-end connectivity

* Prepare, maintain and develop test cases and all other test artifacts in TFS or similar repository

* Employ AGILE methodology in developing test scripts and capturing test requirements as user stories

* Collaborate with team members and others to plan, develop and maintain functional and regression test suites

* Keep abreast of best-of-breed technologies and introduce new testing capabilities as relevant

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience

* Must possess bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS or related discipline

* 5+ years of experience in QA and/or application development

* Experience with customer facing applications preferred

* Ability to manage multiple testing efforts for projects that are small, medium and large in scope in a fast-paced environment

* Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated

* Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Skills

* Experience with test planning, execution and defining test requirements

* Hands-on experience with defect logging, resolution and triaging

* Ability to work with various stakeholders such as business partners and external vendors

* SoapUI scripting (2+ years)

* XML schemas (1+ years)

* Experience with versioning/source control systems such as TFS or Subversion

Desired Skills

* Database technologies (JDBC, ODBC etc.)

* SQL, Groovy and other scripting experience

* Java or C# development

* Sabre PSS or other reservation system experience

* Project management tools such as Rally

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 12129

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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