Posted November 13, 2020

Software Engineer in Test, Senior

Location: Richmond
Job ID: 1933
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you a Software Engineer in Test, Senior who wants to work on apps that will be used by millions of people?  Our client is a software company that is a leader in their field.  We love this company because of the high caliber of their employees and the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that they foster.

Our client has asked for our help in looking for a Software Engineer in Test, Senior  for a permanent position.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:
  • Expected to be the champion of quality on the team and drive the quality mindset with coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to pick up engineering tasks designing, developing, and maintaining product features, at a similar capability to an equivalently levelled software engineer.
  • Develop solutions that are of high quality, scalable, cloud-based, reliable, and reusable.
  • Use quality best practices and programming skills to explore, drive, and implement test automation solutions and testing tools in order to maximize efficiency and test coverage.
  • Work with the teams to create and maintain an automated ‘build and test’ verification process that includes an appropriate level of reporting and alerting for teams to be proactive.
  • Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum team to plan and execute at high velocity, and across teams throughout the organization to reuse existing components and architect shared functionality.
  • You will contribute to and lead process improvement initiatives to improve quality.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders including Product Owners – regarding user stories, acceptance criteria, definition of done, and other program-related decisions.
  • You will act as a risk-driven quality assurance professional, escalating quality issues and concerns in a timely manner, providing suggestions for improvements and taking the lead on implementing those solutions.
Here is the type of person we are looking for:
  • A driven software engineer in test that is motivated to build great products and a great codebase in a fast-paced environment
  • Independent and can manage your own projects and time with ease, all the while setting and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Strong communication skills with a growth and learning mindset
  • Strong analytical thinking and ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Passion for quality engineering and the latest technology standards
  • 5+ years experience putting in practice sound software engineering fundamentals (frontend or backend)
  • Track record of driving positive change, collaboratively implementing QE processes that have improved quality metrics
  • Ability to see the bigger picture, identify trends and root causes rather than fixing the symptoms
  • Extensive experience with white box testing and understanding of the inner workings of the system under test
  • Experience with BDD/TDD and test automation at the unit, component and system test levels
  • Experience with test automation tools like WDIO, Jest, Mocha, Jasmine, Selenium
  • Experience with API and micro service testing
If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now! 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their company. 

People are our passion. People are our profession. 

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