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IT Consultant | Level IV
Ref No.: 19-15666
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Job Summary
  • This position requires a self-driven technically competent individual with ability to apply knowledge of software engineering to develop an effective automation strategy for functional and non-functional tests in an Agile/Devops environment while leading the Test Automation and Performance Testing Center of Excellence ( "COE”).
  • The incumbent will also act as a technology advocate and will independently seek opportunities where technology can be utilized to improve the business.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Bond and Specialty Insurance is seeking a senior software development engineer in test (SDET) who would provide strategy and thought leadership with respect to Quality Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Performance Engineering and Testing, in a highly automated SAFe / Agile environment.
  • Key activities will include
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of current and emerging industry trends and techniques with respect to Quality Engineering and Assurance,Test Automation, Test Data Management, Service Virtualization, Continuous Integration and Delivery, and related elements of a highly automated software delivery pipeline.
  • Coordinating design and installation of test automation architecture, tools and databases.
  • Designing functional and non-functional test automation strategy and processes.
  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing partnerships across the enterprise ensuring the best use of resources.
  • As COE lead, adopting and communicating new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology assistance
  • Collaborating with other COE functions to provide optimal solutions
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 5 to 7 years of hands on software development.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Required experiences and skill set:
  • Demonstrates hands on experience with applicable technologies, applications, systems, frameworks, and/or languages and has the ability to influence and/or set technical direction or defect resolution
  • Able to evaluate and leverage pre-existing services and frameworks.
  • Leverages enterprise and industry best practices and standards.
  • Builds, leverages, and maintains effective alliances across technical and business community.
  • Demonstrates sound analytical and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and where information is available but must be further manipulated.
  • Openly and directly confronts conflict until resolved.
  • Knows how to execute to get things done.
  • Optimizes the use of all available resources.
  • Keeps apprised of industry trends and applies this knowledge to solutions.
  • Able to set and assign technical goals and priorities for self and team members.
  • Exhibits team leadership.
  • Able to set team's technical direction.

Desired experiences and skill set in below area:
  • Experience with programming languages, preferably.Net
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage etc.
  • Familiarity with test automation frameworks
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Delivery concepts and techniques
  • Familiar with Agile Development Methodology
Location- Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN
Duration- 6 months contract to hire
Rate- $80hr w2 plus benefits.

Ray Santos I I Sunrise Systems Inc I 105 Fieldcrest Drive Suite 504 Edison, NJ 08837 I (732) 395-4426 I
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