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Automation Engineers are responsible for creating and building a variety of automated machines. Common duties mentioned on an Automation Engineer resume sample are testing machines, designing robots, preparing documentation, and training other employees on their creations' functions. Required skills include computer programming skills, software engineering expertise, troubleshooting abilities, creativity, attention to details, and good communication aptitudes. Automation engineering college degrees are often seen on successful example resumes; Master's Degrees are usually required for senior positions.

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Process Automation Engineer

Reduced process down time by 10% by designing and writing a software tool to automatically update vendor calibration settings in Python and C#.

  • Wrote requirements and evaluated custom design vendors for new automation solutions.
  • Set new specifications for instrument fluid delivery based on statistical data analysis.
  • Designed and verified a Monte Carlo simulation to model clinical laboratory processes before implementation in the lab, saving an estimated 3 weeks of process design time.
  • Enabled communication of laboratory equipment with new external information management system, enabling processing of more than 200 additional human tissue samples a day.
  • Led a team to replace obsolete laboratory equipment and identify and implement new solutions for sample tracking.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Physics
MS
Physics
MA
Systems And Industrial Engineering
2

Design Automation Engineer

Creating and implementing new ideas and methodologies of automation while utilizing program management, operations management, technical and personnel management skills.

  • Drove implementation of Analog Automation Physical Design on Atom Products increasing throughput by 30%.
  • Managed group of highly technical engineers, successfully implementing leading edge nanometers processers.
  • Reduced turn over and increased employee retention to 100% for one year in a high volatile driven environment.
  • Accepted DOT assignment; performed at Senior Risk Manager level in only4 months.
  • Supported team in supporting Noble QA system, resource and operations management.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
3

Software Test Automation Engineer

Developed test plans, configured test system, and wrote test automation scripts using TCL/Expect for functional test for Tellabs 88xx and 92xx series switch/router products.

  • Configured test lab, tested and implemented test scripts for Link Loop Detection.
  • Executed regression test suites of L2/L3 gigabit Ethernet for OSPF, STP, and local circuits.
  • Debugged test failures, worked closely with the Software Development Teams, and reported software bugs in the bug tracking system.
  • Reproduced and debugged issues reported from the field and provided customized scripts to system test teams for QA validation purposes.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained lab equipment.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Engineering
4

Senior Software QA Automation Engineer

Developed and maintained test automation tools to increase the testing efficiency for HP Storage products with Perl, Python, C/C++.

  • Led design and development application interface with an HP Test Automation Framework (ALM11) for test engineers' test scripts in VB script and Batch file.
  • Installed and setup Oracle databases and backup applications for test engineers to emulate customer's environment.
  • Designed and implemented System Health Monitor Tool for 4 test projects using Perl, PHP, CGI, HTML, Expect, shell script and JavaScript.
  • Developed and executed test plans and test cases for different HP Tape Library releases
  • Installed and configured different OS systems, zoned FC switches and configured tape libraries in SAN environment for testing software and hardware of HP Storage products.
  • Configured VMware to have multiple virtual machines with different OSes
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
MS
Master of Science
PhD
Physics
Physics
5

Sr. Automation Engineer (permanent)

As an automation engineer, I implemented automation for regression testing using Rational Functional Tester and Selenium IDE to automate the Seterus website within 6 months. The suite caught several regression bugs during various releases.

  • Introduced requirement review meetings. Reviewed the UI designs and suggested critical changes and pushed for consistency in designs and flows throughout the application.
  • Implemented Rational Functional Tester with JAVA on Eclipse. Automated the whole application in 6 months.
  • Conducted meetings, training and workshops to in-house & off-shore teams in RTP, NC about QA practices.
  • Exclusive backend testing by inserting thousands of records and updating and deleting the data. Nested select, delete and update queries used to query information for automation.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Information Management
6

Lead Software Test Automation Engineer

Was hired by the leading provider of the project management software as QA Analyst and later was promoted to QA Lead position to oversee the SQA automation team. Responsibilities included supervising automation engineers; establishing and enforcing consistent test automation policies across testing teams and developing, implementing and maintaining automation infrastructure in testing department.

  • Evaluated, made recommendations, and implemented automated test tools and strategies.
  • Documented, established, and enforced automation policies, procedures, and standards across testing teams.
  • Designed, developed and managed automated test projects for functional, integration, acceptance, performance, and regression testing of enterprise client/server and web-based project management applications.
  • Conducted automation inspections - new automation scripts code review.
  • Provided training on use of automation tools for new employees.
  • Administered version control and configuration of automation test ware in Visual SourceSafe.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Computer Programming
HS
Management Association
C
Certificate
7

Senior Software Test Automation Engineer

Worked closely with the Configuration manager to configure and setup the Microsoft Test Manager to manage test cases and track defects in Team Foundation Server.

  • Assisted with the setup of MTM lab management (including test controllers and agents)
  • Prototyped test automation for the CODIS application using Coded UI and UI Automation.
  • Created and executed test cases.
  • Provided feedback to project management, as needed to facilitate project planning.
  • Prepared and distributed test summary reports at the end of each sprint
  • Collected, analyzed, and presented test metrics to projejcted management and client at monthly Project Management Review (PMR) meetings.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AA
Arts / Information Technology
BS
Science / Accounting
MA
Administration / Finance
8

QA Automation Engineer (lead)

Developed and maintained Automation Framework customized for testing web based applications.

  • Developed libraries, object repositories and optimized configurations for QTP and QC.
  • Converted manual functional and regression scripts to keyword data-driven automated scripts.
  • Developed SQL scripts to validate relational database tables.
  • Provided automation training to manual testers and offshore resources.
  • Created Test Plans, Cases and Scripts for UAT, functional and regression testing.
  • Produced Quality Center and Excel metrics/reports from scheduled execution test runs.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
9

Software Automation Engineer

Responsible for creating, enhancing and maintaining automated test scripts via HP Quick Test Professional used for nightly regression runs

  • Created results, generated reports and developed robust documentation based on output from nightly regression runs
  • Thoroughly tested software to ensure proper operation and fitness for use, resolved defects, documented defect resolution and reported on progress to management
  • Documented and revealed potential problems, identified and logged software defects and tracked defect resolution via HP Quality Center & SalesForce
  • Provide leadership with design, development, implementation and maintenance of automated infrastructure (scripts, functions, programs, processes) to increase the efficiency of testing processes
  • Executed mass database upgrades using PowerShell
  • Evaluated functional specifications and other project documentation and composed automated test scripts to fully verify the correctness of functionality
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Automation Engineer

Automation production support for 2400 I/O multiproduct plant

  • Prepared project estimate, schedule, and execution for automation of 2 million dollar bioreactor project.
  • Developed MiMiC operator training to increase alarm response awareness
  • Executed and validated automation solutions to reduce nuisance alarms by 95%
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
Leadership

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