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SDET - C#/Selenium - W2 Contract
Ref No.: 18-07401
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
SDET - C#/Automation
Boston, MA
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The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will play a major role in supporting automation solutions to ensure our internal development meets the highest standard of quality and efficiency. You will be part of our highly motivated Agile development teams in delivering enterprise solutions to support our investment management functions. In this role you will collaborate with architects, software engineers, and business analysts in advancing our Agile and DevOps practices - understanding technology architectures, formulating automation strategies, and developing automation frameworks.

  • Analyze and understand the current technology architecture, system interdependencies and application stacks
  • Work with Agile delivery teams to understand product vision and product backlogs; develop robust, scalable, and high quality test automation tests for functional, regression and performance testing
  • Assist in creating acceptance criteria for user stories and generate a test automation backlog
  • Participates in design activities with the development team relating to testing of the functional and non-functional requirements
  • Collaborate with DevOps team to create/improve continuous deployment practices by developing strategies, formalizing processes and providing tools
  • Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Creation and management of test data
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in software development or automation testing
  • 2+ years hands on experience in C#; 1+ years working experience with unit test or CI/CD integration; 2+ years working experience with SQL
  • Extensive knowledge with one or more automation libraries such as Selenium, Coded UI, etc
  • Extensive knowledge with one of more .Net or Java based unit test frameworks, such as xUnit, MS Test, Junit or Test NG
  • Proven knowledge of a standard software quality assurance methodology, components, deliverables, and how these integrate within the software development lifecycle
  • Transact SQL and Microsoft .NET knowledge; knowledge of Microsoft Access, SQL Server, ASP, ASP.NET, SSIS, SSRS, WebAPI RESTful services is preferred
  • Strong understanding of configuration management tools
  • Knowledge of source control tool with preference for Perforce or GitLab
  • Broad knowledge of technology development, infrastructure and support environments; Formal software architecture design experience is a strong plus
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated and self-managed and a passion to learn new technologies
  • Client will consider junior level candidates that have a desire for SDET. Also the client would consider Sql Developers and DBA's who want to get into SDET.