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QA Automation Engineer (W2 Only. H1B Transfer Also Available)

Ascendum Solutions is looking for a strong automation tester for our client in the Covington, KY area.
NOTE : This is a W2 position only . We will also accept qualified applicants seeking an H1B transfer
Job description
The Software Engineer in Testing is a developer who is passionate about cutting edge technologies with a proven background in software development, software quality engineering,agile (SCRUM), test-driven development, continuous integration, and automated testing.
Candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and executing software which ensures the Quality of our client's cutting edge Interactive Communications and Fulfillment Platform by using industry standard tools, custom built solutions, and strong problem solving skills. He/she will own the standardization of these frameworks and source code across multiple products within the Interactive Communications and Fulfillment portfolio of products.
He/She will also work closely with Developers, Architects, and Operations to ensure application code Quality thru use of code reviews, UNIT test automation and will also be critical in standing up continuous integration and continuous delivery capabilities.
Requirements

Skillset & Responsibilities :
Highly technical and experienced with the following technologies (or similar):
Primary:
Java, C# .NET, JavaScript, VBScript
Web Services (RESTful, SOAP)
Knockout.js, Angular.js, Backbone.js
Patterns/Frameworks: MVVM, MVC, WCF, WPF, WinForms
GIT/Jenkins/ANT/MAVEN/GRUNT
Assertion Languages: Jasmine, Mocha, Chai
Experience with Automation Tools & Technologies is a plus:
Selenium Web Drive OR Coded UI OR Protractor OR SAHI Pro OR KARMA
Parasoft SOAtest, Parasoft Service Virtualize
Important soft skills include:
Strong oral and written communication
Sound attention to details
Excellent leadership capabilities
Ability to drive Strategy & Change across organizations
Build Continuous Integration/Delivery automation solutions for each product/project
Provide Automation solutions for large scale projects from an end to end perspective including front end, middle tier services and back end data providers.
Developing frameworks which promote: Maintainability, Flexibility, Extensibility and Scalability
Mentor junior level associates in the team
Performing reviews of code, and automation strategy
Must work great in a team and also as an individual contributor
Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or closely related field) with at least 2 - 5 years of experience
Strong Objected Oriented Programming skills
Experience in both Windows and Linux environments
Experience providing Continuous Integration/Delivery solutions using tools such as Jenkins & UDeploy
Strong knowledge of database concepts
Experience working in Agile(SCRUM) teams
Experience building complex software applications or automation frameworks

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