Software Developer Engineer in Test (SDET)

for Guidewire Software in Foster City, CA

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Skills:
developing automated tests and test frameworks, SQL, OOP, java or C++ 
Location:
Foster City, CA
Area Code:
650 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
Market 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Posted:
9-28-2014 
Position ID:
161892 
Dice ID:
10118364 
Job Responsibilities:
 
§ Participate throughout the design and development process, analyzing features to point out weaknesses or inconsistencies
§ Work closely with Product Management and development engineers to understand features and establish test strategies, design comprehensive test plans and robust test cases
§ Set up test environments
§ Perform functional, exploratory, and acceptance testing
§ Develop, maintain and update automated tests and associated test frameworks in partnership with development
§ Identify, diagnose, report, and assist developers in resolving defects and verifying bug fixes
$ Develop and maintain a regression testing suite
$ Identify bad code-patterns with Code reviews
$ Influencing your team to systematically reduce Technical debt by pushing for more and more automation
$ Technical Root-cause analysis and reporting
 
Requirements:
 
§ Expert knowledge of database concepts and query languages (SQL)
§ Experience developing automated tests and test frameworks using Java, C++, or an equivalent object-oriented language
§ Very self-motivated, flexible, with a strong desire to join a fast paced team and make a big difference
§ Strong analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail
§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
§ Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
 
Preference to Applicants with:
 
§ Knowledge of test frameworks such as JUnit/dbUnit
§ Experience testing ETL and data warehousing-based solutions
§ Experience working with commercial RDBMS, such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2
§ Java programming experiences using J2EE technologies, XML and web services
§ Experience in agile development including continuous integration
§ Experience working in Unix/Linux environments
§ Knowledge of ORM technologies such as Hibernate
$ Testing complex web interfaces using java script frame work
$ Knowledge of PL/SQL

About Guidewire

 
Guidewire Software is a publicly traded enterprise software product development company, focused on servicing the $1.5 trillion property and casualty insurance industry.  Our products enable companies such as GEICO, Mercury Insurance, Zurich  and AXA to efficiently run their high volume, complex and mission-critical insurance operations, including underwriting, policy administration, claims, and billing.

As the #1 provider of enterprise software applications to the property and casualty insurance industry, we beat out our competitors such as Accenture and SAP 9 times out of 10.

Our success can be directly attributed to our bright and talented employees who make it all happen. So if you are looking for an opportunity where your talents will not only be recognized and leveraged but also challenged, at a company that has its sights set on grabbing significant market share in a $1.5 trillion industry, then Guidewire is the place for you.
If working in a fast-moving, low-bureaucracy environment sounds good to you, if you'd like to work with a team of brilliant engineers (almost all have degrees from top-tier schools such as Stanford, Harvard, or MIT), and you would enjoy being part of a financially strong and growing startup, then please contact us.

PLEASE NOTE: We are only able to hire candidates who have the legal right to work in the United States.  Principals only.  No phone calls, please.
Guidewire Software