SR Automation Test Developer

Information Technology
Why Mayo Clinic
Innovation and compassion are paramount to providing world-class medical care to patients from all over the world. We lean on the variety of perspectives and backgrounds of our colleagues’ to continuously challenge ourselves and to create a workplace that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description
This is a full time telework position.

Knowledge Management and Delivery is seeking an experienced automation tester to support the test creation and support for software verification of multiple KMD products and systems. Candidate must have excellent testing skills and knowledge of test planning, processes and execution with the ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the software development life cycle and quality processes. Strong hands-on experience in writing automated tests using JavaScript required as well as knowledge of automated test tools such as Cypress, Protractor and Serenity.

This position provides software quality assurance services for projects and systems. Oversees the maturation of a work unit(s) development methodologies and confirms regulatory compliance as it applies to software support for the business areas served. Defines and analyzes product validation for new and/or modified applications. Investigates operational and process problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel. Guides and directs lower level personnel on the set up and performance of quality controls. Devises and applies quality controls for in-house and vended products. Designs advanced software automation framework and test scripts that are used by the system testers. The design must be capable of functioning across system environments and interfaces. Automation Developer must be capable of designing and implementing custom APIs between tools. Mayo Clinic will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.

Responsibilities include:
  • Perform testing to ensure the application is free of defects and meets customer business needs.
  • Create and maintain an automated test suite
  • Perform verification and regression tests every release.
  • Generate defects for issues uncovered during testing.
  • Write test cases and scripts and identify data for test scenarios.
  • Maintain and establish test data.
  • Assist the development team in debugging and reproducing reported issues.
  • Apply problem solving and analytical skills to characterize and diagnose complex issues.
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile environment.
A Bachelor of Science degree and at least 3 years of experience in software or test automation development, with 1 year of demonstrated technical experience; or an Associate’s degree and at least 8 years of professional experience in software or test automation development, with 1 year of demonstrated technical experience. Knowledge of Unix and Windows operating systems. Knowledge of one or more programming languages such as C, C++, Java. Knowledge of scripting languages such as VB Script, Perl, Python, TCL.

Proficient in test management and automation tools [Quality Center, QTP, LoadRunner, BPT]. Knowledge of SDM tools desired (e.g., IBM Rational tools: ClearQuest, ClearCase, Requisite Pro, Build Forge).
Additional qualifications
In depth understanding of software quality assurance practices and methodologies required. Knowledge of relational databases. Knowledge of tool APIs and experience in building tool integrations. Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures across fields of specialization (software development, quality assurance, testing, auditing, configuration management, regulatory affairs) to complete difficult assignments. Must possess strong analytical skills, excellent documentation skills and an ability to interact with people of all levels. Must be self-directed and make decisions appropriate for the business and technical environment. Able to gain an understanding of the applicable systems, industry and regulatory practices and procedures as they relate to product risk assessment. Experienced in analyzing and advising on software development documentation techniques. Experienced in analyzing and advising for optimum usage of common software documentation, problem management and version management tools as they apply to test execution and management. Demonstrated understanding of software development lifecycles as they relates to product verification and validation. Demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance practices and demonstrated effort to implement suitable practices.
License or certification
Certification and/or training in quality or testing certification. e.g., ISO Service Management, CSTP, or ITIL desired.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3,318.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Full-time telework, M-F 8-5, on-call rotation as needed
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
IT and Engineering
Career profile
Information Technology
Job posting number
Ted Keefe
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.