The software development engineer in test (SDET) role is a software engineer or technical manager who can both teach and do. They are a hands-on player-coach which is half architecting and writing test automation code, and half designing and managing test efforts in general. This is a 1 year contract with option to extend. Local candidates only at this time.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design test plans and test automation design in TestComplete for 2-4 projects at once, working with both onshore and offshore resources to execute work.
Define and train others on quality standards for new project
Deliver clear test plans that include time, scope, resources, constraints, test scope, dependencies, risk, and responsibilities
Demonstrate strong project management skills in understanding project goals, individual role operations, the delivery process, identifying problems, and unblocking testing through effective escalation
Demonstrate strong personal discipline in goal setting and achieving results
Understand how the internet works, how web services work, how RESTful services work, and how HTTP works
Knowledge of software quality assurance best practices, including test planning
Ability to write Linux (bash) scripts to manipulate test data
Strong logical reasoning and ability to think before acting
Ability to edit and run SQL
4 year degree in computer science or engineering field
4 years writing software test automation
2 years managing testing in some capacity