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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

Title: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: 12 Months +
Rate: DOE (Depends on Experience)

Job Description:

  • As an SDET in my client's engineering team, you will collaborate with user experience and software development professionals to define test execution plans that ensure tactical automation coverage is provided for the work on a sprint-by-sprint basis.

    • Each sprint, you will write automation tests and create new test harnesses.
    • As necessary, you will implement new automation tools and create automated test systems.
    • Over the first three months, you will help define the test automation plan and test automation environment for your team while delivering upon sprint goals for the team.
    • Three months and beyond, you'll help ensure the foundation you establish with your team facilitates best practices and build a community of practice across multiple scrum teams.

• Build advanced automated test suites to test our educational products.
• Collaborate with development and test engineering teams to automate testing.
• Drive test automation and framework development.
• Train and mentor other team members.

Success Criteria

  • A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate facility and experience with automation testing.

    • The candidate will demonstrate effective strategies for where to introduce automation testing, and how to do so across a full-stack development architecture, including database, APIs, application interfaces, and various user- and web-facing application tiers.

  • Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in writing tests using test frameworks (Nightwatch JS, Selenium or similar), with browser APIs/technologies (e.g. CSS3/DOM, local storage, A11y, Canvas); proficient with Unix/Linux environments; and deep knowledge of Internet technologies.

    • Familiarity with continuous deployment and code management strategies are essential.

  • Finally, our team is collaborative and we value our culture.

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.
    • Ability to work independently and minimal direction along sprint stories and tasks is critical.
    • Demonstrating the key scrum values of focus, openness, commitment and respect are assumed of all candidates.

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