As part of the Core Tech team, the particulars of this job opening involves two primary duties: this Automation Tester role will help maintain the Core Tech Automated testing farm of console, mobile, and PC devices. He/She will be doing hardware and software setup for consoles and PCs. He/She will be troubleshooting issues that can occur for the consoles, PCs and their transmitters and also mobiles, and be doing the firmware updates for the consoles and PCs. Core Tech Automation tester will do the inventory in the automation farm, update various online documents and pages, and work closely with Analysts and SETs on various requests. This requires a responsible person with a natural interest in keeping things organized.
Secondly, this Automation Tester role will handle script executions, deploy scripts into Jenkins and/or BitomatiQE queues after being assigned Script Execution Requests in JIRA. He/She will debug scripts, if possible, upon encountering errors and create bugs and assign to responsible SET when serious bugs are encountered.
The Automation Tester hired to this position must be analytical and methodical. Excellent English language skills, both written and verbal, are essential in order to document issues and report them to colleagues. These findings can later be shared with a development team on the other side of the world or with a fellow tester sitting right next to them, which makes clear, concise verbal skills a must. IT competence, including the use of e-mails, spreadsheets, presenting tools (PowerPoint) and database packages is also required. Though not necessary, some programming knowledge or experience is desirable.
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