Our client, a leading financial services company, is seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer in Test (SDET). This position is a 100% remote opportunity.
Individuals in this role will have demonstrated success building and leading a functional and technical QE team with a strong sense of quality ownership. This role demands highly developed tactical and strategic skills as the Senior Software Development Engineer in Test(SDET) is expected to participate actively in the continual improvement efforts of the company s SDLC.
Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities
An ideal Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) should be capable of leading a group of diverse team of Software Quality Analysts and Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), ability to handle a challenging fast paced environment with a desire and passion to work at the forefront of technology
Be the senior member in the QE team for multiple project releases with multiple dependencies, acting as a liaison with IT teams to ensure delivery of high-quality product
Should be able to effectively plan, define test Strategy, provide QE estimates, provide test management and Test Reporting throughout the Testing cycle
Should be able to create and modify automated scripts in the proprietary framework for (Hybrid between Selenium Java and Python based Robot framework)
Enhance the Python based framework by creating and modifying functions
Should be able to understand the technical details of the product(s) and assist Development team in trouble shooting issues.
Should be able to analyze quality of the product before rolling to Customers by analyzing and validating Defect leakages
Coaching and mentoring of other team members
Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements
At least 8+ years of IT QE experience with no less than 5 years of scripting experience delivering successful products in agile/ iterative / waterfall environment
Strong Manual testing proficiency using Quality Engineering testing techniques, methodologies and best practices leveraging any test management tools such as Azure DevOps, HP quality Center, TFS, MTM
Hands on knowledge of any Object Oriented Programming Language.
Strong Automated Test tool proficiency with Practical experience on any Automation framework/ scripting like UFT/ QTP, Selenium using Python, Java Script or any other open source automation technologies
Experience working with performance Engineers or Performance tools such as JMeter
At least 5 years experience working with Database testing techniques using SQL server/ Sybase and strong understanding of database schemas
Understanding of Object oriented Concepts, Web Application UI model, HTTP, XML, basic understanding of Dynamic web applications, API/ Service Layer and experience with White box, gray box, black box test development
Networking - Advanced Knowledge of networking components and infrastructure. Should be able to demonstrate the knowledge of System Architecture and mentor the team
Selenium web driver experience is required
Experience writing Test automation scripts with C# is required
Motivated to contribute and do what it takes to get things done as well as motivate others
Experience in leading a team effort with a collaborative team of diverse associates
Think Strategically and big and should always be a vocal leader
Challenge developers on design and BA s on requirements that are vague and cannot be tested.
Possess organizational skills and have ability to set, track, and meet deadlines for themselves and team members, achieve and maintain expected productivity levels. Be able to provide regular, concise QA team status reports.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with clear, concise technical writing style
Excellent listening, presentation and interpersonal skills;
Problem Solving/Analytical Skills - Critical thinking and the ability to lead as part of a problem-solving group
Ability to prioritize and be responsible for the execution of project tasks in a high pressure environment
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and department initiatives
Ability to set and manage others to follow procedures
Ability and Willingness to learn quickly
Ability to work independently as well as in teams
Understand own strengths and weaknesses, has professional standards with regard to attendance, personal accountability, and integrity
Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Business related field and 8+ years of equivalent work experience
5+ years requirements/scripting/IT experience
2+ years in a senior role in a QA department
3+ years working in an Agile environment