Sr. QA Automation Engineer

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.

We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, deferred debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in 170 countries and territories.

Job Description

This position is for a Sr. QA Automation Engineer in the Cybersecurity team who will focus on developing Automation framework for Cybersecurity tools and services.

Are you interested to be part of world class Information Security team and work with Security technologies experts to help improve the product security as early in the product development as possible, be it Threat-modelling, static code analysis?  Do you like to solve complex security tools automation problems and work with world class security experts?

You'll need to have excellent communication and cross-group collaboration skills, be able to make forward progress despite ambiguous circumstances, be a self-starter, a quick learner of new technologies and have experience in product security such as secure application design, static code analysis and web application vulnerabilities. You will be a critical part of the core security engineering team for a high-performance product security automation framework development.

Position Responsibilities:

In this position you will be expected to:

  • Ensure that when we create a release branch, a full regression test of that branch passes within a 4 – 8 hrs.
  •  Put tools/processes in place to ensure when integration build breaks an existing feature, that team member is notified and the issue can be addressed immediately
  • Familiar with CI/CD Automation and capable of designing CI Automation as needed using Jenkins
  • Work with our team to trouble-shoot test failures in the various test environments. This may include trouble-shooting database issues using SQL queries, reviewing web server and application server logs, etc.
  •  Help team achieve goal on improving the quality and reliability of our products.
  • Help us pick new tools and decide on new processes that help improve how we do QA
  • Manage cross-functional internal and external team collaboration, evangelization, and communications
  • Develop and optimize processes to improve software development efficiency in the consumption of security development practices
  • Maintain active understanding of industry practices for secure software development and incident response


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent
  • 2- 5 years of experience working in a software QA role
  • 3+ years of experience working on QA automation
  • Experience working in an agile (scrum) software development team
  • Hands on experience in working with SQL queries
  • Hands on experience in automating RESTful API's testing (e.g Postman, Rest Assured, SOAP UI  etc.)
  • Hands on programming experience in Java and Javascript
  • Experience with the latest tools and industry best practices - Front-end web application test automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, Cypress) and REST API testing framework
  • In-depth knowledge of QA concepts, test frameworks and automation tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical skills, fanatical attention to detail and curiosity.
  • Strong desire to work in an unstructured, fast moving startup environment



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