CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Lead Test Automation Engineer in Belton, Texas

Lead Test Automation Engineer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Belton, Texas, United States

Position ID:J0916-2284

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

The Lead Test Automation Engineer will be responsible for designing and architecting a Selenium Webdriver automation framework used for testing our client’s system. This role collaborates with project management, developers and testers to understand the goals of the project and the testing needs. The candidate must demonstrate a solid understanding of software testing methods and automation best practices and experience with designing and coding frameworks from scratch utilizing Selenium Webdriver.


• Architect, design and implement a customized test automation strategy and framework, based on industry standard processes utilizing Selenium.

• Work with QA and Development team to increase automation test coverage, improve efficiency and effectiveness of testing efforts

• Create, document and execute automation test strategies and test plans

• Conduct test automation activities including creating, executing and maintaining test scripts

• Identification, investigate, and report defects to resolution

• Collect and analyze metrics, prepare test automation status and test results summary reports

• Evaluate tools and processes and provide recommendations to promote best practices

• Evaluate and work with third party vendors to assist in testing efforts, as required

• Mentor and train QA team members on automation best practices – brown bags and 1-on-1 mentoring.


• Ability to work under minimal supervision, train and guide other team members

• Clear, effective verbal and written communication skills. Understanding that the candidate will be client facing and expected to lead the automation effort.

• Ability to actively listen, problem solve, and communicate effectively with both technical and business users.

• Self-motivated; ability to motivate others

• Project and task oriented with a focus to details.

• Solid understanding of quality assurance methodologies in a high tech environment

• Intermediate to advanced working knowledge with MS SQL Server as test scripts are data driven from production data loads.

• Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall Methodology

• Expert on automation frameworks fundamentals


• Four-year college degree, preferably in CS or MIS, engineering or other technical field, or equivalent experience

• Desired - three years of hands-on experience as a software quality assurance analyst.

• Desired - five years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, executing and maintaining automated test suites using Selenium Webdriver. (experience as a software developer will be considered)

• Experience with automation frameworks and tools such as QTP is a plus.

• Advanced experience with Java/C# and object oriented principles.

• Experience in developing enterprise automation frameworks that are data driven for UI testing.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI 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 CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


  • Agile / Collaborative Method

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Testing Environments

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