Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) -1

Industry: Advertising
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A top-ranking job listing site is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). The selected candidate will collaborate with software development engineers and quality assurance engineers to understand project features, review technical designs, and implement automated test tools to deliver new features. The developer will be responsible for writing test automation frameworks, building the infrastructure and tools to test products. The company records 250 million unique website visitors every month. It is backed by top investors like The New York Times, Union Square Ventures, and Allen & Company. Candidates who are able to develop test plans according to customer usage are suitable for this role.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write test automation frameworks and build the infrastructure and tools to test products
  • Write code that automatically verifies the quality of the product and build out testing APIs/services/tools that enable other team members to do the same
  • Understand software internals, debug code, automate repetitive tasks, and implement new tools and frameworks needed to streamline our quality process
  • Work directly with both Software Development Engineers and Quality Assurance Engineers to understand project features, review technical designs, and implement automated test tools that help deliver quality features with efficiency
  • Understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test cases that approximate real-world environments and scenarios
  • Perform detailed source code reviews focusing on the testability of the code to improve product coverage and effectiveness
  • Provide technical guidance to overall architecture and design
  • Ensure scalability, reliability, consistency, and performance in production

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master's degree with 5 -10 years of experience as a Software developer or SDET
  • Experience in writing code and working with technologies such as Java, Spring, Web Services, HTML, JSP, JavaScript, Servlets, Web Services, XML, AJAX, Microservices, SOA, REST, and JSON
  • Effective communication across functions to identify tooling needs, automation gaps, and reduce toil in the testing process
  • Strong experience with Agile development incorporating CI/CD, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Jenkins, Spinnaker, and Datadog
  • Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle, and processes
  • Experience in QA with exposure to white box testing, API Testing using REST 
  • Experience developing high-quality test strategies and test automation
  • Strong experience in building development and monitoring tools as an essential part of the production system
  • Coding experience with automation framework, tools, and services for mobile
  • Working Experience in API testing and automation of the services
  • Able to deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Knowledge of functional programming, Docker, Kubernetes will be preferred
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, algorithm design, and data structures is desirable
  • Experience in Object-Oriented Analysis, Design(OOAD), and development of software using UML Methodology, good knowledge of J2EE design patterns and Core Java design patterns
  • Strong exposure with Selenium and Appium framework

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