SDET- Software Developer Engineer Test - Senior (6-10 years)


Austin, Texas

2 months ago

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SDET- Software Developer Engineer Test - Senior (6-10 years)
Austin, Texas

2 months ago

Job Description

Job Tittle: SDET- Software Developer Engineer Test
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Austin, TX (Onsite)
  • Will interpret written requirements and technical specifications for software solutions to business problems.
  • Will develop software based on the technical specifications.
  • Will analyze and investigate problems with software solutions that have been reported by clients and document the results of their investigation(s).
  • Will perform maintenance of software and correct defects that have been identified during the maintenance process.
  • Will run unit tests on software they create, implement test plans, test harnesses and document the test results.
  • Will investigate and suggest solutions to defects and problems with software solutions that have been detected during testing.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Develop, execute and maintain automation tests cases and test scenarios - for high volume, low latency web and desktop applications.
  • Design test automation framework for web services, APIs, and web-based applications.
  • Ensure automation is constantly running, analyzing, documenting and promptly reporting on failures.
  • Partner with scrum team members to build out automation solutions to advance Schwab SDLCs and meeting critical business objectives.
  • Design data persistence using SQL, mongo or any of the database management system
  • Drive a continuous improvement mentality to deliver robust performance testing strategies and methods.
  • Mentor peers and junior SDETs and create a culture of following automation best practices and standards by code reviews.
Additional Job Details:
  • Experience with Agile/Lean development and testing practices, including Automated Test Driven Development, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
  • Experience with - web service virtualization, data virtualization and test data management.
  • Hands on Experience with browser automation testing tools (Sauce Labs, Selenium, Protractor, CodedUI etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with SQL Server or document-oriented databases (MongoDB).
  • Advanced hands-on software development experience and experience with leading automation framework development (6-10 years).
  • Hands on Experience with DevOps and Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Puppet, etc.)
Other Details:
  • Work cross-organizationally both within Schwab and with external vendors, both on and offshore to implement test practices, standards and processes, define environment requirements, troubleshoot test issues, record test results, track and prioritize defects, participate in product readiness and release decisions.
  • Define and execute both the project and release level Test Strategies, Test Plans and Test Cases/Scripts which span across multiple, internal Dev/QA/Product Teams.
  • Act as the escalation point for all testing related issues, provide the QA perspective, status reporting and escalate issues to responsible stakeholders, as well as ensure standard, and consistent QA processes are followed.
  • Participate in technical governance and help negotiate overall product quality standards with development and business teams.
  • Coordinate with team members for testing activities, participating in Requirements Ambiguity, & Use Case / User Story Reviews, and conduct QA analysis & test support activities.
  • Lead fellow engineers in writing effective tests and constantly challenge yourself to improve overall test coverage.
  • Set and communicate automation strategies and processes for web services, APIs, middleware, UI etc., evaluate and implement software test automation tools and tooling standards Build automation frameworks to increase reuse and reduce effort.
  • Increase automation cycle execution run times and decrease manual analysis of results.
  • Be a leader in enabling teams to use TDD/BDD/ATDD using Gherkin/Ruby/Cucumber Design, Develop and Implement test data management strategies
  • Design, Develop and Implement service virtualization strategies to test external services, Drive continuous integration and deployment strategies leveraging tools like Bamboo with a CI/CD philosophy.
Experience or Education required:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field 10+ years of hands-on application programming and/or test automation / framework experience in an Agile development environment.
  • Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable.
  • Experience with one or more programming language JAVA (Spring Boot) and advance features use of java 1.8. Strong programming, debugging/troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in BDD, TDD or ATDD design techniques.
  • Exposure to different Test data management techniques and tools.
  • Experience in API test automation using Rest Assured is desired.
  • Expertise in database querying, data manipulation and population using SQL in Oracle, MongoDB or SQL Server Expertise in enterprise messaging platforms using WMQ, RabbitMQ and Kafka Experience with REST API service testing using tools, SOAPUI; Advanced REST Client.
  • Experience with CI /CD tools like Bamboo, Zephyr, Bit Bucket, Shell Scripting/PowerShell, Splunk is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Iterative development process and/or Rational Unified Process development methodologies and performance engineering
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams.
  • Ability to effectively persuade, negotiate and influence all levels of staff; excellent collaboration and relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
  • Motivation and passion to stay on top of new and emerging test and automation technologies and able to provide direction to test teams.
  • Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $60.00/daily.

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