Software Backend API Test Engineer in Mountain View for 12+ months

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OSI Engineering, Inc.
api, automation, backedn, java, rest, qa, test
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Software Backend API Test Engineer in Mountain View for 12+ months


Our team is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test to work on our Knox Cloud Products and Services. You will be responsible for automating backend APIs and Performance testing a wide range of services offered by our cloud solutions.


  • Build maintainable, high quality and effective automated tests for backend APIs.
  • Design and create test strategies for RESTful APIs and web applications.
  • Design, Implement and maintain robust test automation frameworks, tools, and services.
  • Tackle state-of-the-art cloud performance issues: Analyze and debug difficult server performance issues, identify bottlenecks and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience
  • Collaborate and work closely with Cross functional teams including Engineering, Product and operations teams to analyze quality risk, resolve test coverage gaps and ensure the best product quality.
  • Analyze production issues, identify gaps in testing across the entire test stack and make systemic improvements to Automation testing.
  • Help in building and driving a culture that enables quality in all software features across different services.


  • 5+ years overall experience with at least 3+ years of server API automation/performance engineering experience.
  • Strong Coding Skills in Java and/or Python.
  • Excellent understanding of RESTful APIs and related concepts.
  • Experience with performance and capacity engineering is required.
  • Experience with Git, continuous integration, and deployment tools (Jenkins/CircleCI).
  • Hands-on experience in development and maintenance of automation frameworks for APIs.
  • Excellent understanding of QA methodologies and QA Process.
  • Possess great attention to detail and very good at documenting/presenting them.
  • Exceptional communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Bonus Skills:

  • Hands on experience with relational databases and database architecture and understanding data models and ER diagrams.
  • Experience with NoSQL DB, writing queries, understanding DB scripts and functions DB tuning experience is a plus.
  • Ability to perform migration testing of static data and transaction data between multi cloud systems.
  • Experience with the Azure eco-system is a plus.
  • Experience working with global teams in different geographical locations.

Company Information

OSI Engineering is a leading talent acquisition and services company, building powerful IT and Engineering development teams to meet speed-to-market demands across the US. We develop, implement and manage workforce solutions through every stage of the product lifecycle, from early application development through final production, delivering the highest-level technology professionals. Our capabilities include technical staff augmentation, managed service programs and resource planning solutions.

With over 20 years of experience, OSI’s technical expertise spans the software stack from the firmware layer up to the user interface. We deliver dynamic and diverse teams for IT Services, Networking Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, Big Data, Mobile Hardware and Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Car, Enterprise Information Security and Data Science. Our quality-focused approach to talent acquisition and services helps our clients successfully launch their concepts and products that change the world.

Dice Id : 10365912
Position Id : 7427385
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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