QA Automation Engineer in Eden Prairie, MN at Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lifetouch has a dynamic opportunity for an experienced QA Automation Engineer to join our successful organization as a key contributor. Lifetouch National School Studios Inc., a Shutterfly Inc. company is an industry-leader with operations in all 50 states and Canada. Employees enjoy our fast-paced , collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business. Respect, integrity, teamwork, and passion are at the core of what we do.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates reusable, extendable and sustainable automation suite by influencing "design for testing" strategies in the scrum teams.
  • Creates and maintains automated testing artifacts.
  • Champions automation methodologies.
  • Identifies and drives change to ensure automation effectiveness.
  • Provides accurate, clear and concise testing status updates across multiple projects.
  • Participates in requirement and design review meetings to stay informed of potential impact to testing.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of customer requirements, offer suggestions on how best to deliver solutions.
  • Creates, ensures adherence and maintains appropriate standards and quality procedures across the QA organization.
  • Escalates issues to Project Manager and Quality Assurance Manager as needed in a clear, concise and timely manner. Consistently identify solutions to issues.
  • Identifies, communicates and provides solutions to issues that impact project schedules.
  • Consistently seeks challenges and seize opportunities.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned


  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or applicable field or related experience



  • 3 or more years of experience with formal test methods and quality assurance
  • 2 or more years of automation experience in a professional software development environment


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expertise in automation with Selenium & Java Automation frameworks
  • Hands on database/SQL experience
  • Experience in Agile environment and knowledge of DevOps
  • Solid understanding of Automation Framework principles
  • Solid understanding of Quality Assurance methodologies


Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities to grow and advance your career within the territory and across the U.S. and Canada.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • Excellent earnings 
  • PTO
  • Medical and Dental Benefits
  • 401K