Job#: 1255922 Job Description:
ROLE: Lead Software Development Engineer in Test
LOCATION: Rockville, MD (Remote)
ROLE OVERVIEW: Apex Systems has an immediate opening for a Lead Java Developer/SDET. The position is on a long-term contract basis, with chance to become a permanent employee if desired. The successful candidate will work in a fast paced environment, and help develop and test various applications. Candidates must have strong development background (Core Java), as well as a good knowledge of application test methodologies.
Bachelor's/Master's Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
6+ years of demonstrable hands-on Java development/OOP experience
Experience Leading a team across platforms
Demonstrable knowledge of application testing methodologies
Familiarity developing/testing REST API's
Familiarity with UI automation (Selenium)
Efficient in SQL
Experience using AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Leading daily direction of multiple teams
Participate in the design, implementation, and testing of distributed systems in an agile environment.
Working throughout all phases of the SDLC, specific testing experience should include the following:
Development of the applications using technologies like Java Frameworks. Spring MVC, SpringBoot, Maven, Oracle SQL, in an agile environment.
Ability to analyze and linearize algorithms, use data structures correctly, development and programming in Java /J2EE
Creating tickets and Tasks. Looking for impediments and generating the acceptance criteria.
Complete research activities for new features and enhancements and provide the corresponding proof of concepts with demo applications.
Using AWS: EC2, EMR, S3, Lambda, RDS
A good knowledge of application test methodologies.
Testing system modifications to prepare for implementation and applying functional, regression, and end-to-end testing
Developing/testing REST services using POSTMAN, RestAssured, Selenium, Cucumber
Execution of test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures using Gherkin, Cucumber
Rigorous application of testing standards like UNIT testing, Regression testing, and Integration testing at all product development levels.
Regular On-call duties, production support, and application Maintenance.
Actively engage in the engineering culture to consistently deliver value to our customers and business.
Constantly strive to strengthen knowledge in software development theory and practices.
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