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Senior SDET

Company: Experis
Location: University Park
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our corporate Quality Engineering Organization. In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership, technical guidance and direction around our quality engineering excellence and assist overall automated test strategies as we migrate to a microservices architecture. You will carry out various tasks to help transform our team members to learn and adopt modern testing technologies and ensure our test automation approaches are effectively and efficiently implemented and maintained for both legacy and new development. You will leverage software quality engineering best practices to provide standards and success indicators across all teams. What You Will Do

  • Act as change agent that transforms the Quality Engineering organization to adopt modern testing technologies and methodologies
  • Lead other SDET's across the organization
  • Exhibit technical leadership and innovation in quality engineering
  • Ensure test designs, manual and automated, adhere to the overall company development architecture and quality assurance principles
  • Collaborate with team members across product, architecture, development, DevOps, testing teams, and customer facing teams in designing testing approaches
  • Walk the Agile Walk by promoting and supporting implementation of TDD and BDD
  • Promote fundamental good software engineering practice across development and testing teams
  • Play active role in supporting the development, maintenance, and improvements of test automation frameworks for UI, Microservices & API
  • Able to provide in-depth analysis to resolve technical issues, mitigate risks and ensure timely management escalation
  • Work with stakeholders to plan, estimate, and implement both functional and non-functional test strategies that strive for bug prevention and zero-defect effort
  • Report and use quality metrics to drive continuous improvements in quality engineering
  • Evaluate and recommend software testing technologies
  • Create technical documentations relating to test architecture, design steps, integration processes or procedures.
  • Participate in technical and UIUX design meetings to ensure clear direction in areas of responsibilities
  • Seek stakeholder feedbacks
  • Provide mentoring and trainings as needed
  • Exhibits behaviors which exemplify Applied Systems' Core ValuesWhat You Will Need to Be Successful
    • Remote Opportunity: Ability to work 100% remotely, or from an Applied Systems Canada office
    • Must have:
      • 5+ years of software engineering and testing experience
      • Experience managing a team
      • Working knowledge of software development languages, such as C#, .Net, Go, Node Js, as well as JavaScript or TypeScript
      • Working knowledge with automated or manual testing, with UI and/or API layers, such as SOAP, REST/RESTful, web, mobile, and desk-top application testing
      • In-depth knowledge of common automated testing tools, such as Cypress, Selenium, Katalon, etc.
      • Working knowledge of microservices, cloud computing and related technologies, such as AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Apigee
      • Understand and be able to construct modern test strategies and quality gating policies within CI/CT/CD pipelines
      • Able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge about Agile methodologies and Agile testing
      • Track record of working and implementing TDD and BDD
      • Ability to keep up with current testing technologies and its implementations in practice
      • Desired skills (but not required):
        • Experience working with data related products that involving data analytics, data warehouse and data lake
        • Experience in security and performance testing
        • Experience with Gitlab
        • Experience writing test with Cypress
        • Experience with building components and web applications in React
        • Experience with Go
        • Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in computer science, technology, or equivalent work experience
          • We proudly support and encourage people with military experience, as well as military spouses, to apply Must Haves from Hiring Manager
            • I'm hiring for 1 SDET lead and 2 Intermediate to Sr. SDETs
            • The candidate must have at least 2 years of UI automation using Selenium Webdriver or Cypress while Cypress experience in highly desired
            • The candidate must have at least 1 year of API automation experience doing actual coding in an OOP language such as C# or Java using non-UI framework such as RestSharp, RestAssured (or any in-house tool utilizing native http client)
            • The candidate must be very familiar with OOP concepts
            • The candidate must have at least 2 years of experience testing cloud-based / SaaS products
            • The candidate must have worked with continuous deployment and releases using CI\CD tools
            • Preference will also be given to the candidate worked in a Test Driven Development environment

Keywords: Experis, Joliet , Senior SDET, Other , University Park, Illinois

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