Joe Schulte, Quality Assurance Developer in Hilliard, OH, United States
Joe Schulte

Quality Assurance Developer in Hilliard, OH, United States

Member since June 10, 2019
Joe is an expert test automation architect with several years of proven experience. He worked as a QA/automation lead for an international company's innovation lab. Over the course of his career, he's set up numerous test automation strategies from scratch, led QA engineering teams in Agile environments, and provided quality training. His developer background gives him the technical skills to create high-quality code.
Joe is now available for hire




Hilliard, OH, United States



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The most amazing...

...thing I've accomplished was refactoring thousands of lines of code where 4 suites were merged into one at Nationwide.


  • QA Automation Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Created UI test automation frameworks from scratch.
    • Ran tests on Circle CI nightly and within the build process.
    • Led process formation around automation implementation.
    • Reported test results with TestRail.
    • Mentored others on automation best practices.
    Technologies: Selenium, Watir, CircleCI, Cucumber, Ruby
  • Data Consultant

    2018 - 2018
    Universal Orlando
    • Maintained NiFi flows from various data sources to a Hadoop data lake.
    • Assisted in building and maintaining PySpark scripts.
    • Led test automation initiatives within the data engineering group.
    Technologies: NiFi, Apache Hive, Hadoop, Python
  • Lead Developer, Quality Assurance Automation

    2015 - 2018
    Wendy's Company
    • Led multiple teams to ensure high test reliability and product quality.
    • Architected and implemented automation testing suites for five react web apps and a node webkit kiosk app- using Ruby with Cucumber, Watir, and Page-Object gems.
    • Architected test suite for unified iOS and Android using Ruby and Appium to replace previous Ruby and Calabash based suite.
    • Designed and maintained services test suite in Java with TestNG.
    • Set up and maintained Jenkins jobs and virtual machines and Mac Minis to run tests.
    Technologies: Selenium, Watir, Jenkins, Cucumber, Ruby
  • Senior QA Engineer/Senior SDET

    2014 - 2015
    Dollar Shave Club
    • Created all web automation testing suites using Ruby with Cucumber, Watir, and Page Object.
    • Created REST automation testing suites using Net/Http in Ruby.
    • Created Jenkins jobs for test runs.
    • Integrated with SauceLabs for parallelization of test runs.
    • Mentored other QA colleagues in testing best practices.
    Technologies: Sauce Labs, Selenium, Watir, Jenkins, Cucumber, Ruby
  • Senior Automation Developer

    2012 - 2014
    Nationwide Insurance
    • Maintained web testing suite using JRuby with Page-Object, Watir, and Active Record.
    • Tested Windows environments for property software using manual techniques and automation testing using Ruby with Rautomation.
    • Maintained web service testing suite using SoapUI and Ruby with the Savon gem.
    • Utilized Jenkins to run tests over night.
    • Reported test results to the team at daily scrum.
    Technologies: Selenium, Watir, Jenkins, Cucumber, Ruby
  • QA Engineer

    2012 - 2012
    MRI Software
    • Tested web SaaS platform and Windows environments for Residential Management software manually.
    • Performed automated testing using Ruby, Cucumber, Watir, Active Record, Nokogiri on a web SaaS platform.
    • Created performance testing using SILK Performer.
    Technologies: Selenium, Watir, Jenkins, Cucumber, Ruby



  • Frameworks

    Selenium, Hadoop, Appium
  • Libraries/APIs

    Ruby Page Object, Selenium Grid
  • Tools

    Watir, Cucumber, Jenkins, CircleCI, Apache NiFi, Jira, TestRail, Trello, Rally
  • Paradigms

    Test Automation, Agile
  • Languages

    Ruby, Python 3, Python, Java, R
  • Other

    Parallel Testing, NiFi, Sauce Labs
  • Platforms

    Linux, Windows, iOS, Android
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Apache Hive


  • Master of Arts Degree in Mathematics
    2007 - 2009
    University of Toledo - Toledo, Ohio
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics
    2003 - 2007
    Miami University - Oxford, Ohio

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