Automation Analyst II {remote} - Full-time

Patterson Remote
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February 3, 2023
Aurora, IL

Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.

One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Automation Analyst II role is to write manual and automated test scripts, perform test execution, and track defects using the defined QA tools, processes, and methodology. The Automation Analyst II will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to automate QA processes and test scripts in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in initiatives.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.


  • Adhere to Patterson standards for business and departmental requirements, objectives, and specifications.

  • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing methods

  • Participate in new and sustained Software Development Projects

  • Maintain test scripts based off QA documentation that can be reviewed and utilized for other Automation resources

  • Create and execute test scripts using existing documentation and minimal hands-on direction, this will lead into writing basic scripts

  • Create dynamic and ever-evolving automation scripts that are repeatable and executable by everyone on the QA Team

  • Perform issue tracking, reporting and resolution of issues found during testing

  • Participate in research, evaluation and implementation of automated testing tools.

  • Provide regular status as directed throughout the release cycle to management & other team members

  • Perform any other job duties as assigned by management

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree with emphasis on Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering, OR any equivalent combination of education and/or education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

  • 4+ Years of experience in quality assurance or product development

  • Strong experience in creating and maintaining automated test scripts using tools such as Test Complete, Selenium, QTP

  • ·Comprehensive understanding of software test methodologies including white box, black box, functional, unit, feature, regression, integration, performance and scalability

  • ·Experience in creating automated test scripts for Desktop and Web applications

  • Experience testing and automating REST APIs

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience working with version/source control systems such as Git, TFS

  • Knowledge of database and web technologies such as SQL, XML, HTML and good understanding of client/server communications

  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written

  • Professional attitude and respect for processes and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with performance testing tools such as Jmeter, Loadster, Blazemeter

  • Experience working with Azure DevOps build/release pipelines

  • Expertise in any one of the programming languages used for test automation such as Java, C#, Python

  • Quality Assurance or Test Automation certification

  • An innovative approach to learning and implementing new trends and ideas

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.

  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.

  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).

  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.

  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).

  • Patterson Perks Program.

The potential compensation range for this role is below. The final offer amount would be based on various factors such as candidate location (geographical labor market), experience, and skills.

$74,900.00 - $94,500.00
EEO Statement

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We are Patterson. We welcome you.

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