Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Date Posted: 03-29-2018
Northshore Resources has an exciting Contract to Hire opportunity looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) with our Client in Bloomington, MN
We are currently seeking a Software Development Engineer in Test to join our client in Bloomington, MN. This position ensures that technology initiatives meet business requirements and function as defined. The person in this position mitigates the risk of changes to the current production environment by testing, coordinating, and overseeing testing issue resolution.

This position will manage and coordinate testing activities for medium to large projects and ensures and maintains the stability of the testing environment to ensure testing activities are successfully completed. This position will also resolve and coordinate testing issues with IS&T development teams, vendors, and business users and will create documentation and reports for test results and defect trends and analyze data in order to make recommendations to management. Builds robust, scalable, and high quality test automation solutions for functional, regression and performance testing. Designs, implements and maintains test automation frameworks to reduce manual tests. In addition, this role will participate in projects, ensuring the coordination of quality assurance activities in alignment with the project plan and will work with customers and business partners to develop test strategies and negotiate approvals.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in, software quality assurance testing
  • 5+ years of experience with designing and implementing quality assurance standards and processes
  • 5+ years of experience, in test automation development and implementation
  • 4+ years of experience with programming and scripting languages
  • 3+ years of experience in Object Oriented design patterns and coding best practices, mainly in Java and .Net development
  • 2+ years of experience providing work direction and leading automation
SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Proficient at managing multiple projects
  • Experience utilizing and integrating testing best practices and methodologies
  • Expertise in developing test automation and Continuous Integration (CI) solutions
  • Proficiency with programming in Object oriented and scripting languages like (Java, C# and Ruby with Selenium/Appium/Calabash etc.)
  • Experience in other languages/tools, such as (JavaScript, VB script, Perl, C++, Cucumber, VSTS, JMeter, LoadRunner, UFT/QTP, TestComplete)
  • Demonstrated test automation and scripting skills with like (Java, C#, Selenium etc.)
  • Proficiency in writing queries against databases and data warehouses in (Oracle or SQL Server, MySQL and Mongo)
  • Experience with Quality tools like (JIRA, HP ALM, Zephyr, Rally, Rational, MTM, TFS/VSTS, SOAPUI, and virtualization technology)
  • Proficient with systems development life cycles and software testing and automation within agile environments.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Professional with strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good judgment and analytical skills.
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