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Working As A Software Automation Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $89,308

    Average Salary

What Does A Software Automation Engineer Do At Bae Systems

* Craft proper documentation of scripts for execution, maintainability and supportability
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Implement automation scripts as needed
* Work with other engineers responsible for interconnected systems to assist their troubleshooting efforts
* Determine the root cause of control system problems and develop effective corrective actions
* Ensure constancy and readiness of Sponsor system hardware and software through in-depth and accurate maintenance and troubleshooting
* Use automation best practices while assisting with mentoring Development team.
* Be an integrate part of an Agile engineering team working in conjunction with software engineers, forensics specialist, cyber security analysts and others

What Does A Software Automation Engineer Do At National Oilwell Varco

* Self-motivated and self-directed, however, must have demonstrated ability to work well with people.
* Proven track record working on products from inception to delivery.
* Responsible for functional testing, end-to-end planning, reporting and drafting test cases/test plans.
* Analyzing and documenting test results.
* Be able to troubleshoot issues found in testing.
* Be able to develop functional, performance, load and stress test automation.
* Liaising with developers on code development and issue tracking.
* Maintain test lab networks and server configurations.
* Maintain hardware/software test environments (including virtualized environments).
* Ability to communicate clearly with QA and other departments to provide regular statistics on QA tasks.
* Ability to multi-task.
* Ability to work independently with little supervision.
* Perform tool evaluations, participate in creation of standards and guidelines along with other QA team members.
* Must have excellent communications skills.
* Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
* Must have complex problem solving skills.
* Must have strong organizational/time management skills.
* A Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent experience
* Experience with VMWare, VirtualBox, etc.
* Experience with network routers, switches and firewalls.
* Experience working within automated testing environments.
* Experience with Application Lifecycle Management systems (i.e. Rally, TFS, JIRA).
* Knowledge of Linux Systems, MS Windows.
* Knowledge of continuous integration systems (e.g.
* Hudson, Jenkins)
* Knowledge of scripting/coding languages (C , C#, Python).
* Knowledge of source control systems, preferably with GIT.
* Knowledge of other source control systems (Mercurial, SVN) would also

What Does A Software Automation Engineer Do At Qualcomm

* Develop and maintain frameworks for automatic generation and test of:oLLVM target description (TD) filesoInstruction-set simulatoroCompiler intrinsic native emulation libraryoPerformance profiling toolsoOn-target debuggeroAnd others as necessary
* Develop and maintain robust test infrastructure for various tools, including assembler, linker, debugger, simulator, profilers, and various ELF utilities
* Coordinate with internal QA team to:oResolve conflicts with upstream code when applied to internal LLVM code repositoryoAdd new tests to existing test infrastructureoMonitor, report, and fix failures in test tree
* Communicate with broader team to understand needs and gather requirements for further automation projects
* All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
* Minimum Qualifications

What Does A Software Automation Engineer Do At Asurion

* Develop subject matter expertise on assigned systems as required to develop and execute tests
* Develops automated testing scripts and code modules for testing automation
* Quickly and accurately performs troubleshooting and repair of existing test scripts
* Executes functional tests using automation tools and reports results using defined process and resources
* Perform manual testing when automation is not available
* Reports defects using the defined reporting process
* Assists in integrating on-shore and off-shore automation code
* Assists with creation of automation processes and procedures with input from business teams, development, and IT Support.
* Develops effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion following established standards and techniques.
* Shows a strong attention to development detail, produces high-quality code.
* Participates in code reviews to ensure adherence to established coding and architectural standards
* Develops and maintains positive working relationships
* Maintains a working knowledge of Asurion's applications and system integration and is able to understand changes in order to anticipate cross-system or cross-process impacts.
* Performs scheduled ad-hoc, and emergency tasks within the department's scope.
* Ensures the appropriate adherence to Asurion's inter-departmental processes and procedures
* Provides proper status notifications and updates

What Does A Software Automation Engineer Do At Alcatel-Lucent

* Work with external customers and internal departments such as sales, SEs, PLM and Engineering teams to identify the steps required to deliver complex solutions with quality Work closely with developers and other stakeholders in Engineering and cross-functional teams throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC), executing test iterations, tracking / reporting results, troubleshooting and coordinating defect resolution.
* Own all automated testing for assigned features and functionality including writing the automation scripting, associated library development and any interactions with 3rd party software APIs.
* Champion ‘out-of-the-box thinking’ with new testing techniques to improve efficiency and enhance quality of software releases

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Average Length of Employment
Test Engineer 3.0 years
Automation Analyst 2.7 years
Automation Lead 2.4 years
Senior Tester 2.3 years
Service Tester 2.1 years
Automation Tester 1.8 years
Software Tester 1.8 years
Application Tester 1.8 years
Lead UAT 1.3 years
Top Employers Before
Internship 2.2%
Top Employers After

Software Automation Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

72.4%

Female

21.4%

Unknown

6.1%
Ethnicity

White

50.9%

Asian

25.5%

Unknown

13.2%

Hispanic or Latino

9.2%

Black or African American

1.3%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

33.3%

Portuguese

16.7%

Bulgarian

8.3%

Vietnamese

8.3%

German

8.3%

Japanese

8.3%

French

8.3%

Russian

8.3%
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Software Automation Engineer Education

Schools

Santa Clara University

8.3%

University of Texas at Dallas

8.3%

Rochester Institute of Technology

6.3%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

6.3%

Florida Atlantic University

6.3%

George Mason University

6.3%

University of Connecticut

4.2%

Arizona State University

4.2%

University of California - San Diego

4.2%

National University

4.2%

University of Central Oklahoma

4.2%

Brigham Young University

4.2%

Pennsylvania State University

4.2%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

4.2%

Fitchburg State University

4.2%

Illinois Institute of Technology

4.2%

San Diego State University

4.2%

Suffolk University

4.2%

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

4.2%

Bentley University

4.2%
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Majors

Computer Science

31.0%

Computer Engineering

14.8%

Electrical Engineering

9.9%

Business

7.7%

Computer Information Systems

4.9%

Information Technology

4.9%

Management

3.5%

Computer Applications

2.8%

Information Systems

2.8%

Psychology

2.1%

Marketing

2.1%

Engineering

2.1%

Industrial Engineering

2.1%

Information Sciences

1.4%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.4%

Finance

1.4%

Physics

1.4%

Communication

1.4%

Accounting

1.4%

Mechanical Engineering

0.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

50.3%

Masters

37.7%

Other

5.7%

Certificate

1.9%

Associate

1.9%

Diploma

1.3%

Doctorate

1.3%
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Real Software Automation Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Software Automation Engineer Netflix, Inc. Los Gatos, CA Feb 02, 2015 $250,000
Senior Software Automation Engineer Netflix Los Gatos, CA Oct 02, 2016 $250,000
Software Engineer II, Automated Trading Products Trading Technologies Chicago, IL May 02, 2016 $156,168
Software Engineer-Test Automation Houzz, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Aug 18, 2014 $150,000
Software Engineer, Infrastructure Automation Salesforce.Com, Inc. CA Aug 21, 2015 $145,000
Software Engineer, Test and Automation Viasat, Inc. San Jose, CA Jul 06, 2016 $142,376
Quality Engineering Software Automation Engineer Adobe Systems Incorporated San Francisco, CA Dec 09, 2016 $142,000
Walmart Labs-Automation Engineer-Senior Software E Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. Mountain View, CA Apr 03, 2014 $140,000
Lmts, Tools and Automation Software Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Mateo, CA Jul 01, 2013 $140,000
Test Automation Software Engineer Intermodal Data, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Oct 14, 2015 $138,500
ZFS Storage Test Automation Software Engineer Intermodal Data, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Apr 15, 2016 $138,403
Software Automation Engineer Calient Technologies, Inc. Goleta, CA Nov 15, 2016 $135,491
Senior Software Automation Engineer Oportun, Inc. Redwood City, CA Mar 28, 2016 $135,000
Test Automation Engineer, Software Development Verint Systems Inc. Santa Clara, CA Aug 28, 2015 $134,534
Semiconductor Software & Automation Design Engineer Sevenstar Electronics Inc. Minnetonka, MN Jan 05, 2016 $111,031
Automation Software Engineer Zentek Automation Us, Inc. Glendale, CA Oct 01, 2014 $110,000
Software Engineer, Automation Appdynamics, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 22, 2014 $110,000
IOS Wireless Automation Software Engineer Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Jan 14, 2013 $110,000 -
$130,000
Software Automation Engineer Clearslide, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jul 29, 2013 $110,000
Software Automation Engineer Fusion-IO, Inc. San Jose, CA Feb 11, 2013 $109,138
Software Automation Engineer Mega Professionals International Inc. Mountain View, CA Feb 13, 2014 $108,160
Software Automation Engineer Grubhub Holdings, Inc. Chicago, IL Oct 19, 2015 $108,000
Senior Software Automation Engineer Monsanto Company Saint Louis, MO Oct 22, 2015 $89,856 -
$107,900
Software Automation Engineer-Senior Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Jacksonville, FL Apr 30, 2016 $89,251
Software Automation Engineer-Senior Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Jacksonville, FL Jul 03, 2016 $89,251
Automation Engineer Software QA III Bose Corporation Framingham, MA Dec 12, 2016 $88,900 -
$102,000
Software Automation Engineer Istream Solutions, Inc. Vienna, VA Aug 27, 2015 $88,878
Software Automation Engineer Istream Solutions, Inc. Vienna, VA Sep 25, 2016 $88,878
Software Automation Engineer Galaxe.Solutions, Inc. Vienna, VA Aug 27, 2015 $88,878

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Top Skills for A Software Automation Engineer

ManualTestCasesSeleniumWebPl/SqlTestPlansAutomationTestScriptsTestDataWindowsXPStatusDevelopersQAFunctionalSpecificationsTestSuitesXMLMicrosoftSQLServerSoapUserInterfaceHtmlWebServicesJiraC #TestScenarios

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Top Software Automation Engineer Skills

  1. Manual Test Cases
  2. Selenium Web
  3. Pl/Sql
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Involved in developing test methodologies, test plans and manual test cases for the application and prepared UAT test Plan.
  • Experience in working on Page Object model framework using selenium web driver.
  • Involved in writing the PL/SQL stored procedures.
  • Automated three application's test plans to reduce the test time by 75% to show the libraries potential.
  • Design, code, test and maintain automation test scripts for applications across test and production environments.

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