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IT Automation Test Engineer - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  388423


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.



Position Overview


The IT Automation Test Engineer will work directly with the Application Development and Frontline Application team in a collaborative environment to make sure IT solutions are reliable, fully functional, and user friendly before they are released.  They do this by applying proven analytical and problem-solving skills and careful testing to validate IT processes and reduce defects.  This position plays a critical role in making sure we maximize the benefit of business investments in IT initiatives.   


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Manual and automated testing of Web, Mobile, and Windows Applications as well as APIs, integrations, data and reports.
  • Responsible for Leading Test Automation efforts to include designing, developing, running, and troubleshooting automated test scripts and bug reports
  • Leading and Identification of Quality Assurance automation opportunities
  • Strong sql writing skills including Joins
  • Lead/Assist in developing Automation framework
  • Ability to write automation test scripts 
  • Support/Administer Automation testing effort
  • Lead automation demos and code reviews
  • Coordinate, Lead, and Participate in the entire testing process, including clearing solutions for release according to delivery specifications and ensuring optimal application performance.
  • Communicate and interact with appropriate teams and areas on problems, changes, and enhancements that may impact data, workflow, and /or functionality
  • Collaborate with Business Users in defining success factors, test plans, and test cases for User Acceptance Testing while assisting Project Manager in effectively managing scope
  • Assist with resolving application-related issues in Production
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices
  • Communicates effectively with all project stakeholders, while building and fostering relationships with team members
  • Other duties as assigned







  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems, and/or 3-8 years related work experience.
  • 5+ years related experience with strong understanding of QA methodologies and software development lifecycles, with prior QA process improvement experience
  • CSQE Certification – preferred not required
  • 5+ years of SQL experience required
  • 3+ years’ coding experience in any of the following:  C#, Angular, and Mulesoft – preferred not required
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps (or similar tool)
  • 5+ years of UiPath experience preferred (or other automation tool – Selenium, UFT etc)
  • Previous Postman Rest Client or SoapUI experience required
  • 5+ Previous experience as an automation software tester is required.  Automation Lead experience preferred



Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • May require up to 25% travel in North America, based on business need only.



Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Highly analytical and able to independently analyze test results and be confident making decisions and recommendations.
  • Adept at solving problems related to the use and implementation of automation tools, as well as providing comprehensive reports and deliverables summarizing all automation test findings and results.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills to help with root cause analysis during application verification and defect review.
  • Ability to consistently drive self and others to achieve results despite obstacles and setbacks.
  • Must possess strong oral / written communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to achieve results with a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.
  • Ability to understand customers’ need and concerns and be able to customize services and products as appropriate.
  • Motivated self-starter; Willingness to learn new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, manage simultaneous projects and shift priorities based on business needs.
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies 



Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time. 



Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Normal office working conditions.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Apr 23, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Information Systems, Engineer, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology