Lead Machine Learning SDET in Rockville, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description

Our client, one of the largest Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner for data services, is looking for a Lead Machine Learning SDET to join their elite team of technologists to build and contribute to large-scale, innovative projects. Our client wants candidates who are eager to learn and grow with them as they work to move their market monitoring applications to modern big data platforms in the cloud where up to 135 billion market events are being processed each day.

Working independently, the Lead Tester owns the quality of software products delivered within the software development life cycle (SDLC).

The Lead Tester will direct staff in developing and executing software testing components, developing automation suites, and performing manual tests as needed throughout the SDLC that ensures applications and projects meet defined quality standards. Reports directly to a Director or Senior Director.


Develop Test Strategy and implementation for enterprise-wide applications (30%)

• Identify program risks and developing mitigation strategies.

• Performs independent assurance on all SDLC phases across multiple projects.

• Creates and executes complex test strategies across multiple systems, as required, to execute tests.

• Ownership of project/program quality and establish necessary test process(es)

.• Provides business domain expertise in the program involved.

• Effectively communicates testing activities and findings in oral and written formats.

Drives process changes & ensures compliance (20%)

• Champions the collaborative resolution of defects including root cause analysis of production incidents.

• Continually looks for ways to innovate and improve the testing process to gain efficiencies.

• Leads internal process improvement initiatives and provides feedback on processes by offering suggestions.

• Ensures compliance with our client's technology policies and standards

• Ensures compliance with all security controls.

Perform product code reviews (20%)

• Lead reviews and provides feedback on system architecture, code, and design documents

Provide test leadership and mentoring to a team (20%)

• Provides test engineering leadership and mentoring to a team.

TestCase,Scripts, Data Generation and execution (10%)

• Designs and develops test suites using utilities, simulators, data generators, backend/web/API/interface test tools, as required, to validate complex systems.

• ownership of automation(both functional and performance)and manual test suites.


"Bachelors's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/other STEM degree and 7 years of software development and/or test automation or the equivalent combination of training and experience. (or) Master's with 5 yrs."


• Advanced understanding in Computer Science fundamentals - algorithm design, problem-solving, complexity analysis and data structures.

• Advanced experience with modern programming languages and common development technologies with software architecture and design skills.

•Advanced understanding of the testing process, test types, test design, and testing methodologies.

• Expert experience with functional or performance or security or DevOps test tools.

• Expert experience in designing and developing test suites

• Expert experience with cloud-related technologies.

• Expert experience with UNIX/Linux environment.

• Self-directed, detail-oriented and have excellent written & oral communication skills.

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment

• Leadership experience