Automation Engineer / JavaScript Developer (W2, direct hire, no C2C)

Automation Engineer / JavaScript Developer (W2, direct hire, no C2C)

Overview: Kelly Services® is seeking a motivated, hardworking individual to join our client’s team as an Automation Engineer / JavaScript Developer. This is a direct hire role for a well-established but still growing technology-oriented company in Tampa, Florida. All candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States and not require visa sponsorship or transfer, now or in the future; resumes from 3rd parties will not be accepted.

Please note, this is a junior- / mid-level role that will pay up to, but no more than $70K/year depending on experience and education. If your salary expectations are higher, please take a look at our other opportunities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Automation Engineer establishes the planning, construction, execution, and documentation of automated quality tests in one of the client’s SaaS applications using Protractor and JavaScript.  In close collaboration with the Scrum team engineers, the Automation Engineer will be responsible for ensuring test coverage of all new and existing functionality as part of an end to end automated test suite. The Automation Engineer will participate in defining and estimating features within team scrum ceremonies, as well as defining appropriate test cases. The Automation Engineer will participate in regression testing upon release candidates when appropriate, and upon finding regressions or new situations requiring coverage, submit defects and add to existing test suite. This individual will own the product defect backlog, ensuring defects are tracked to closure and the defect backlog is kept up to date. The Automation Engineer is responsible for mentoring the skills of Associate Automation Engineers.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and enhance a suite of End to End tests using the Protractor testing framework, both writing and executing scripts in JavaScript.
  • Work as a member of an Agile Scrum team, providing accurate estimates and delivering quality software in two-week sprints
  • Collaborate with the Scrum team regarding the identification, collection and/or creation of test cases, test planning, and test data
  • Ensure committed code is tested and cleared before it is released to production
  • Log and verify test defects
  • Mentor and grow the JavaScript and Protractor skills of Associate Automation Engineers
  • Update and maintain quality testing standards, procedures, and documentation
  • Participate in all Scrum ceremonies



  • MUST HAVE at least 2 years of experience writing JavaScript code
  • At least 1 year of experience in an Agile environment with integrated teams and utilizing Scrum concepts, practices, processes, and tools
  • Experience or at least familiarity with IT Quality Assurance and Automation testing
  • Technical aptitude, critical thinking skills, and passion for troubleshooting
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Aptitude for constantly learning new technologies, highly desired

Please note that this is a direct hire role and resumes from third parties will not be accepted. This role does not offer visa sponsorship or transfer, all candidates must be presently authorized to work for any employer in the US and not require future sponsorship.

Apply today for immediate consideration or send your resume directly to

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100™ companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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