Software Development Engineer in Test - SDET (Big Data) in Philadelphia, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job #:  822344

**If interested, send resume directly to Tim Staino,**


Software Development Engineer in Test – SDET (Big Data)


The Role:
As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will work with an experienced, highly Agile development and testing organization. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment and should command the skillset to communicate clearly and effectively. Along with your team you will develop, execute and maintain software to validate Cigna products and services. You are expected to have industry-leading technical abilities that will enable you to significantly improve product quality and time to market. You should have a both a solid knowledge of test automation practices and a strong understanding of software development obtained through years of proven experience.

You will also help define test methodology, criteria, and test cases required to validate critical functionality.  Additionally you may be asked to participate in manual software testing in new or modified applications/systems across multiple computing environments (e.g., Web, mobile) as a precursor to automated test development.

This particular opportunity is going to be on a team focused on data integration in the Big Data space so it’s vital you have experience with automated testing via Scala code.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or similar field. Work experience may be taken into account on a case by case basis.
  • 5+ years experience testing REST and SOAP services.
  • 3+ years experience writing and maintaining complex test automation suites for REST and SOAP services
  • 3+ years experience testing in non-relational data structures such as Mongo or other NoSQL solutions
  • Proficiency in Scala, Python or other programming and scripting languages
  • Experience with Hadoop or other Big Data solutions a must
  • Ability to programmatically test the product, measure test coverage, develop automation, drive testability and diagnostic ability into the product, while promoting best practices in quality areas
  • Experience with open source test automation tools
  • API automation testing including working experience with unit test automation frameworks
  • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams and ability to multi-task on multiple products and projects
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Defect tracking using industry standard defect management tools (JIRA, Rally, Tracker) a must.
  • Ability to estimate testing effort and effectively prioritize to meet timelines.
  • Ability to clearly articulate impacts to testing priorities.
  • Ability to learn complex application/data flow to determine most effective testing approach
  • Experience with industry standard version control tools (Git, GitHub, Subversion)
  • Experience integrating automated testing processes with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins.



Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, at least eight, typically ten or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of four years experience application program development, or the equivalent in education and work experience.


**If interested, send resume directly to Tim Staino,**