Randstad QA Automation Tester - SaaS, Selenium in San Antonio, Texas

QA Automation Tester - SaaS, Selenium


San Antonio, TX

Date Posted:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Job Type:

Temp to Perm

Reference #:



Randstad Technologies

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Our client here in San Antonio is looking to fill a 12 month contract to hire position for a QA Automation Tester.


  1. Assess end-to-end user experience and identify gaps of the SalesForce Transformation project

  2. Test SaaS products for typical performance use cases

  3. Test failure conditions of SaaS products

  4. Participate in up front application and technology requirement gathering, design and functionality reviews when required, to drive the quantitative definition of performance requirements

  5. Develop performance test scripts to help validate behavior of applications/ products based on the requirements for load, stress, concurrency, and other expectations

  6. Automate execution of performance tests in a continuous integration environment

  7. Produce reports and visualization to communicate collected performance test results

  8. Analyze test results and co-ordinate with development teams to fix defects through use of Quality Center or similar tools, providing sufficient explanation and impact analysis

  9. Utilize agile development and testing methods and expect testers to participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including requirements, planning, design, development, and testing of all kinds

  10. Translate performance specifications/requirements/criteria into effective test designs and test cases

  11. Write and execute performance and load scripts using Loadrunner

  12. Analyze test results and prepare test report, to be presented to project teams

  13. Communicate regularly with management with progress updates and/or impediments

  14. Review test scripts of peers

  15. Be able to provide recommendation on performance issues

Project: MCAEM and MCM Testing

Internal/External Groups they will interface with:

  • SaaS Architects, Engineers, Product Management and QE organization

Why Should Candidates be Interested:

  • Ideal candidates would be excited to work with cutting edge technology and leading expertise in SaaS applications and 3rd party platforms.


  • Ability to write performance test plans, test cases, and provide final signoff of all testing for product releases

  • Ability to use testing tools: Selenium, WebDriver, JMeter. Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI, Watir, or similar.

  • 2-4 years experience conducting performance testing on SaaS applications is required.

  • Strong experience with both performance and load testing of web applications

  • Strong programming skills in an object oriented language

  • Demonstrated experience with automated performance testing tools (e.g. Test Director, WinRunner, QTP/UFT, Load Runner/Performance Center, JMeter), including recording and creating advanced scripts

  • Understanding and knowledge of performance testing on API s, system/component testing, computer networks, such, as, network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, etc).

  • Expertise in developing Work Load Patterns, Develop Performance Strategy and implementing them.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with JIRA or similar bug tracking system preferred.

  • Experience working closely with architects to ensure performance is built into an application at all stages in the SDLC

  • Strong experience in analysis and tuning (frontend, middleware and database) . Analyze the logs and provide tuning recommendations & strong in application profiling capabilities

Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills, with both technical and non-technical team members


  • College degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or closely related field. Or have acceptable experience to replace degree.

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