Senior Automation Coach in Charlotte at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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Automation Coach:

Signature Consultants has a 6+ month contract opportunity for a Automation Coach in Charlotte, NC., PHX/Chandler, AZ., Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis.

The Automation Coach is responsible for designing a plan for the adoption of Automation (Domain-wide / enterprise-wide). Role 1: Senior (15-18 Yrs Exp with at least 6 years in Automation Coaching and Role 2: Junior (12-15 Yrs Exp with at least 4 years in Automation Coaching and Execution/Implementation experience).


  • Educate various roles and levels of people on Automation Tools and Practices
  • Provide training sessions and teach skills that lead towards organization-wide adoption of automation practices
  • Guiding teams towards using automation to drive efficiencies in Agile Sprints
  • Coach 2-4 Agile teams simultaneously on automation framework and practices implementation
  • Work with stakeholders in setup and maintenance of automation environments and data
  • Providing team members with feedback and means of improvement and answering questions
  • Provide hands-on support to all employees at times, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles including Dev-ops teams, development teams
  • Work with stakeholders to drive improvements and efficiency in SDLC through usage of automation practices
  • Use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency
  • Provide guidance on Automation ROI Analysis
  • Working Knowledge on SecDevOps and Agile processes and tools
  • Coach and support the Agile project teams in adopting automation frameworks , practices and tools
  • Designing and implementing automation frameworks based on Java, Selenium, ALM, UFT, Appium, SOAP/REST, XML, SQL, and JSON
  • Mentor the project teams for implementing automation practices
  • Continuously measure and report the progress of teams and organizational units in meeting their goals
  • Conduct workshops on automation related topics* Should have experience in improving the application development processes
  • Constantly update information, attending conferences, and continuously learning.


  • Strong knowledge of and background on Automation frameworks, Tools and Practices
  • Possessing prior experience coaching teams on Automation Frameworks and Tools
  • Proficient in design and development of test automation frameworks (Keyword, PageObject) using Java, Selenium, ALM,UFT, Appium, Perfecto, Web Services(SOAP/REST), XML ,JSON, SQL etc.
  • Experience coaching at small to medium organizations a must, large organizations is a plus.
  • Expected to work with other Coaches (Agile & SecDevOps) to drive overall coaching program
  • Strong programming experience on Java is mandatory
  • Strong Background on Linux
  • Proficiency in all or many of the following list of core skills: Confluence, JIRA, HP ALM, SonarQube, Junit, Selenium, Java, Javascript, Java Scripting, Java Best Practices, Maven, Jenkins, HP UFT, SQL, Cucumber, Gherkin, TDD
  • Assertive and enthusiastic about automation practices and benefits
  • Possess great communication and interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate
  • Certifications: Oracle Java Certification

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.


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