Senior SDET in Bellevue, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/12/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1025490

Job Purpose
The Quality Assurance Automation Engineer - SDET is directly involved in the promotion of a quality culture. As a member of the QA automation team this individual will be expected to development automated testing based off of developed manual testing efforts; as well as testing of APIs and integration points.  They will also assist in the implementation of tools to help run, control, and monitor automated testing including CI/CD pipelines. The successful candidate will be part of an integrated team of QA and Dev individuals.  We are looking for an individual who has a comprehensive knowledge of automated development practices and tools and will be able to provide strategic direction on the future of automated testing
Main Responsibilities
  • Work with Product Management, Business Analysts, Developers and Solutions Architects to gain a thorough understanding of solution requirements.
  • Build and execute automated and manual tests and suites.
  • Design and implement automated test capabilities and maintain existing automation.
  • Make recommendations about how to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the testing activities and processes.
  • Work with geographically distributed teams.
  • Provide training and instruction on testing and test automation processes and technologies.
  • Must have working knowledge of open source development practices and languages.

Job Requirements
Competencies required:
  • Senior level Test Professional, being self-managing, requiring minimal supervision and quick to pick up new skills.
  • Strong communication skills with a pragmatic and pro-active attitude.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality with a passion for automated testing.
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills and an ability to come up with simple solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate is exploratory in nature, not fixed and can think on their feet.
  • Strong technical and analytical background – the ability to understand, expand and improve the automated tests as well as contribute to the ongoing integration delivery of initiatives is a strong plus.
  • Ability to independently develop overall test strategies; implement new tools, practices and processes, and to monitor existing system

Knowledge and skills:
  • A relevant Bachelor or applicable experience.
  • C#, Java and/or Java scripting experience a major plus.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Quality Engineering, Functional and Automated Testing
  • Experience working within Financial Institutions
  • Experience with working in an agile environment.
  • Experienced with testing Web Services, APIs, backend validation and application-based solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycles and software process management.
  • Experience with highly integrated environments.
  • Experience collaborating extensively with developers and business experts.
  • Familiar with DevOps methodologies.

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.