SDET or Software Development Engineer in Test

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Seattle, WA

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Job Title: SDET
Location: Seattle, WA -98104
Duration: 12 months contract

As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be working on tests and features with a talented team of developers and system engineers
The primary focus for this position will be the creation and management of tests and test automation for software systems. Responsibilities also include designing, building and maintaining intelligent test systems that can exercise various use cases and validation scenarios.

Reporting to the Manager of QA, you will work closely with software developers and product management in all phases of the software development lifecycle. Responsibilities will also include:
* Testing strategy development
* Test Framework Maintenance
* Automated API testing
* Requirements and Functional Specifications review
* Test environment configuration/management
* Test automation
* Troubleshooting

* Thorough understanding of the software QA engineering process
* 4-5 years of software development and/or testing experience, with at least 3 years experience with web-based applications and database applications
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience defining and implementing testing frameworks
* Experience with automated environment deployment and configuration
* Ability to anticipate, identify and articulate problem areas and develop preventative solutions
* Work with a high degree of independence on projects with little or no precedence
* Proven experience in identifying the relationship of bugs to software code
* Experience with real time user tracking systems.
* Passionate about software quality
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in field

* Experience with highly scalable web service infrastructure
* Experience with TestNG and Jenkins
* Experience with web service performance testing
* Experience with Defect Tracking tools
* Experience (3-4 years) programming experience with Java and TestNG
* Experience with REST APIs; JSON; XML