Software Development Engineer in Testing II

  • Competitive
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 19 Mar 19

Software Development Engineer in Testing II

JobDescription :
The Role: Software Development Engineer in Testing II

The Location: Charlottesville or Richmond, VA

The Grade (For Internal Use): 9

The Role: Software Development Engineer in Testing II

The Location:

The Team:
The Quality Engineering team works in partnership with other Technology Functions and the Business to ensure quality delivery of our products. The team works in an Agile environment and is located globally. The team is independent in driving all decisions and is responsible for continuously improving customer experience, revenue growth and operations enablement through quick turn-around of development of our products with high quality.

The Impact:
As an SDET II, you will make a significant contribution in building solutions to test applications across Web/Windows/Mobile/API/Services platforms and framing efficient data comparison methods. Your challenge will be reducing the "time to market" for products without compromising quality, by leveraging automation and innovation. You will use a wide range of technologies and have the opportunity to interact with different internal teams.

What's in it for you: Working with a team of highly skilled, ambitious and result-oriented professionals.

  • Using a wide range of cutting-edge technology to innovate while testing.
  • An ever-challenging environment to hone your existing skills in Automation, Performance, service layer testing, SQL scripting etc.
  • A great opportunity to think and execute like a developer while performing the role of QA.
  • Being a part of an organization which values 'Culture of Urgency' and 'Shift Left' approaches.
  • A plenty of skill building, knowledge sharing, and innovation opportunities.
  • Building a fulfilling career with a global financial technology company.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop automation/performance scripts that meet organization standards and build reliable, reusable and maintainable automated regression suites & test harness
  • Leverage tools and frameworks to build automation/performance scripts with quality code to simplify testing scenarios
  • Design and develop test plans, test cases based upon functional and design specifications, execute test cases and analyze and report test results to the teams
  • Work in partnership with the development teams to deliver business functionality on time with required quality that meets the acceptance criteria
  • Focus on building efficient solutions for Web, Services/APIs, Database, mobile testing requirements.
  • Participate in internal/cross team meetings, project scoping, functional reviews, test specifications, technical reviews for assigned projects in an Agile environment
  • Participate actively in functional, system and regression testing activities
  • Capture quality assurance data and metrics to provide insights and conclusions
  • Estimate and perform risk analysis for quality delivery

What We're Looking For:
  • 2-4 years of experience in software testing or development with good understanding of testing, coding and debugging procedures
  • Experience in programming using Python/C#/Java or other languages
  • Experience in design and development of automated tests using automation tools (e.g. Selenium, Appium) with exposure in testing across the application layers (UI/Service/Data layers/Mobile)
  • Experience in advising team to identify automatable test cases at different layers (UI, Services and Data layer tests). Ability to working with developers to build automation/performance friendly code is a plus.
  • Experience in refactoring test automation/performance suites as necessary
  • Experience working with SOAP and REST service and understanding of SOA architecture
  • Experience of SQL/PL-SQL, writing SQL queries, stored procedures and RDBMS
  • Exposure to Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices and experience in Agile methodology is highly desirable
  • Exposure to testing in CI, DevOps, rolling deployment/upgrade model is highly desirable
  • Experience in developing Test Plans and Test Cases, engage in Exploratory Testing, creating and maintaining Defect Reports
  • Experience in performance testing tools like HP LoadRunner/Performance Center/StormRunner, JMeter.
  • Demonstrate ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong communication skills and ability to produce clear, concise and detailed documentation
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Bachelor's or higher qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent is preferred

The Team:
The Quality Engineering team works in partnership with other Technology Functions and the Business to ensure quality delivery of our products. The team works in an Agile environment and is located globally. The team is independent in driving all decisions and is responsible for continuously improving customer experience, revenue growth and operations enablement through quick turn-around of development of our products with high quality.

The Impact:
As an SDET II, you will make a significant contribution in building solutions to test applications across Web/Windows/Mobile/API/Services platforms and framing efficient data comparison methods. Your challenge will be reducing the "time to market" for products without compromising quality, by leveraging automation and innovation. You will use a wide range of technologies and have the opportunity to interact with different internal teams.

What's in it for you: Working with a team of highly skilled, ambitious and result-oriented professionals.
  • Using a wide range of cutting-edge technology to innovate while testing.
  • An ever-challenging environment to hone your existing skills in Automation, Performance, service layer testing, SQL scripting etc.
  • A great opportunity to think and execute like a developer while performing the role of QA.
  • Being a part of an organization which values 'Culture of Urgency' and 'Shift Left' approaches.
  • A plenty of skill building, knowledge sharing, and innovation opportunities.
  • Building a fulfilling career with a global financial technology company.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop automation/performance scripts that meet organization standards and build reliable, reusable and maintainable automated regression suites & test harness
  • Leverage tools and frameworks to build automation/performance scripts with quality code to simplify testing scenarios
  • Design and develop test plans, test cases based upon functional and design specifications, execute test cases and analyze and report test results to the teams
  • Work in partnership with the development teams to deliver business functionality on time with required quality that meets the acceptance criteria
  • Focus on building efficient solutions for Web, Services/APIs, Database, mobile testing requirements.
  • Participate in internal/cross team meetings, project scoping, functional reviews, test specifications, technical reviews for assigned projects in an Agile environment
  • Participate actively in functional, system and regression testing activities
  • Capture quality assurance data and metrics to provide insights and conclusions
  • Estimate and perform risk analysis for quality delivery

What We're Looking For:
  • 2-4 years of experience in software testing or development with good understanding of testing, coding and debugging procedures
  • Experience in programming using Python/C#/Java or other languages
  • Experience in design and development of automated tests using automation tools (e.g. Selenium, Appium) with exposure in testing across the application layers (UI/Service/Data layers/Mobile)
  • Experience in advising team to identify automatable test cases at different layers (UI, Services and Data layer tests). Ability to working with developers to build automation/performance friendly code is a plus.
  • Experience in refactoring test automation/performance suites as necessary
  • Experience working with SOAP and REST service and understanding of SOA architecture
  • Experience of SQL/PL-SQL, writing SQL queries, stored procedures and RDBMS
  • Exposure to Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices and experience in Agile methodology is highly desirable
  • Exposure to testing in CI, DevOps, rolling deployment/upgrade model is highly desirable
  • Experience in developing Test Plans and Test Cases, engage in Exploratory Testing, creating and maintaining Defect Reports
  • Experience in performance testing tools like HP LoadRunner/Performance Center/StormRunner, JMeter.
  • Demonstrate ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong communication skills and ability to produce clear, concise and detailed documentation
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Bachelor's or higher qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent is preferred