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Quality Assurance Automation Architect in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

QA Automation Framework Lead


PODS is growing and with that growth and we are looking to staff up our QA organization to get ahead of the company’s needs!  We are looking for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to develop and maintain our test automation framework.


Position Description

The Senior Test Automation Engineer is responsible for all aspects of quality assurance relative to a complex, distributed software environment. This individual will work collaboratively to establish, enhance, and maintain our test framework for the Quality Assurance Organization. 


This position requires a self-motivated individual with strong analysis, design, development/programming, documentation, and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of QA test automation, and automation framework experience.  This position is key to supporting our movement towards our future systems and bridging the gap as we work to build out our new architecture. 


Position Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Create/enhance a test automation framework leveraging HP UFT and/or other enterprise tools.

  • Support, train, and/or mentor other team members in the use of the automation framework to develop test automation.
  • Develop test/framework automation documentation, process, and standards.
  • Analyze, design, develop/program, and test both framework reusable actions, functions, and automation scripts using VB Script. Other programming/scripting languages may be used if new test automation tools are introduced.
  • Evaluate/recommend test tools.

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications

  • Expert experience in designing and developing an enterprise automated test frameworks such as data/process driven using a modular, reusable design.
  • Expert level experience creating custom automated testing APIs including common and application specific functions/sub-routines.
  • Expert level with Micro Focus UFT/HP UFT
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve difficult technical challenges
  • Senior level programming experience with VB Script (primarily), VB, C, Java, or similar languages
  • Solid understanding of SQA methodologies & practices
  • Creative thinker and strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with NetSuite or other ERP systems is a plus.
  • Ability to present technical information to non-technical resources.



Requires a BS in Computer Science or related field such as software engineering, other engineering discipline, or equivalent work experience.




  • Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer for up to 8 hours a day; Ability to use hands and fingers to type on a keyboard and use a mouse to navigate; Vision sufficient to view small details on a computer monitor
  • Ability to stand and walk up to 8 hours a day; ability to stoop, bend and lift boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to hear and verbally communicate using a telephone handset and/or connected headset device


  • Regular business hours.  Some additional hours may be required.
  • Travel requirements:  Negligible
  • Climate-controlled office environment during normal business hours.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required
  • May be subject to  pre-employment criminal background check and/or drug screening as well as random drug screenings in accordance with company policy



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this job. 

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.



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