Sr. Software Automation Engineer

American Specialty Health - San Diego, CA/Temecula, CA, CA

Posted: 3/21/2017
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Requisition Number17-0152
Post Date8/22/2017
TitleSr. Software Automation Engineer
CitySan Diego, CA/Temecula, CA
StateCA
Description

American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking a Senior Software Automation Engineer to join our growing organization. We are looking for creative and analytical problem-solvers to join one our growing Information Technology teams and help us continue to improve our products and processes so that our members and customers can reach their goals. As a company that heavily relies on cutting-edge IT operations to serve its members, ASH is seeking ambitious individuals with a strong team mentality and a genuine passion for software engineering.  Join a company where programming design and quality is expected, appreciated, and nurtured.

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Responsibilities

  • Design, development, maintenance, and troubleshooting of software applications and test tools
  • Expands knowledge of Company operations particularly as related to assigned projects
  • Performs routine automation assignments with minimum Manager’s supervision
  • Develops an understanding of assigned application and internal customer area, standards and techniques, and general business knowledge
  • Demonstrates understanding of departmental procedures, programming standards, and all pertinent training materials
  • Design and develop white-box testing of applications
  • Accountable for providing  accurate time estimates of assigned tasks and projects
  • Recommends possible improvements in applications
  • Performs code reviews
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Mentor other engineers
  • Properly refactor legacy components as needed.
  • Communicate directly with product owner and end users
  • Participates in the training or development of others, as directed
  • Maintains familiarity with and uses department methodology as appropriate
  • Analyzes alternatives, providing a cost/benefit comparison
  • Monitors and ensures automated processes run as expected.  Responsible for remediation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other equivalent degree/experience. High school diploma required.
  • Minimum of 6 years software test automation experience, including object oriented development, working with relational databases, and writing SQL queries or stored procedures
  • Experience with software quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Experience with web development programming in a client/server setup
  • Experience  with relational database design, writing queries and stored procedures with MySQL or Microsoft SQL
  • Exceeds expectations of a Software Automation Engineer II with demonstrated proficiency in coding.
  • Experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Development within large enterprise level applications 
  • Experience with development and consumption of web services preferred
  • Experience with XSLT, XML
  • HTTP, C#, SQL experience
  • Experience with software design patterns
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver or working with Web Services and APIs
  • Experience with mentoring other automation engineers

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.

Mobility                                     

Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time.

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Ability to communicate both in oral and written form. Ability to travel within the facility. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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