Senior SDET (.NET) - Open to Remote
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The Software Development Engineer in Test works with product analysts, and software engineers to understand features and technical implementations. Has knowledge of software engineering practices including continuous integration, configuration management, build optimization, build automation, and deployment. The candidate drives software architecture to be focused on test automation and is familiar with multiple test automation frameworks.
Performs mid-scale load tests and analyzing results
Makes and implements recommendations for performance improvement on both the application side, and the test automation/framework side
Provides feedback on the schedule, quality, and stability of any/all releases
Develops, reviews, and executes test plans
Oversees test plan execution of junior team members
Review application code to determine best testing approach
Review code created by other team members
Estimation of level of effort for project tasks
Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs.
Strong/Expert knowledge of Development and QA processes: different types and categories of testing, unit/integration/system/acceptance,functional/regression/performance, black/grey/white box
Practical/Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
Expert knowledge of the (SDLC) Software Development Lifecycle
Expert knowledge of QA process: different levels, types and methods of testing: unit, integration, system and acceptance, functional, regression and performance, black, grey and white box
Strong knowledge of APM (Application Performance Management) tools & SDLC integration
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of multiple load test tools and frameworks
DB administration knowledge
Practical application and/or IT Infrastructure Architecture knowledge including, but not limited to: servers, networking, storage (clustering, load balancing, switches, routers, firewalls, SAN, NAS, DAS)
Experience working with commercial software applications, or mid-to-large scale websites (1-5k+ users)
Practical knowlege of ITIL and/or CMMi/TMMi
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Typical Range of Experience
5-7 years Software/Test Engineering experience
License or Certification
ISTQB or other industry certification or equivalent work experience
Pay Range: $87,945.00 - $162,360.00
This hiring range is a reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting. Pay is based on a number of factors which may include job-related knowledge, skills, experience, business requirements and geographic location.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours and/or responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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