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Software Development Engineer in Test

Company: Ipromote
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) serves as a bridge between the developers and the QA Analyst who performs manual functional testing. The SDET writes code to automate test cases and increase the test coverage of the software we produce. The SDETs primary goal is to increase the velocity of software releases while ensuring we release high quality software.

Writes automation tests that test the functionality of websites and APIs.
Updates the automation suite when functionality is changed or enhanced to ensure previously written tests still accomplish their original purpose.
Creates load tests to benchmark performance and track performance changes between releases and infrastructure changes.
Reviews design specifications to understand the scope, requirements, and function of the
software product.
Identifies appropriate parameters, functions, and data to test and validate; parameters may
include general function, validity of results, accuracy, reliability, and compliance with industry
Participates in peer reviews of all testing related code and offers feedback to the other
developers who contribute to the automation testing code base.
Resolves any issues related to the performance of the automation suite so that the automation
suite can perform its role optimally.
Works with the QA Analyst to select manual test cases for automation.
When a product does not perform within specifications, reports defects to developers while
identifying and recommending solutions, improvements, and updates.
Cultivates a synergistic relationship with developers and other QA staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:
Strong knowledge of at least one major programming language (e.g. PHP, C#, Java, Python),
preferably PHP.
Experience with automated functional GUI test tools (e.g. Selenium).
Strong knowledge of software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
Strong knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), agile development practices,
and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
Highly self-motivated and self-starting.
Strong analytical, creative problem-solving, and debugging abilities.
Experience with browser-based debugging tools (e.g. Chrome Dev Tools).
Experience with web service testing and load testing tools (e.g. Postman, JMeter).
Experience writing and executing SQL to retrieve data from databases.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills for communicating ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Proficient with collaboration & productivity tools (e.g. Google Workspace).
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in computer science or related field.
Three years of related experience preferred.
Physical Requirements:
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.
Job Location:
Company headquarters located in San Luis Obispo, CA. Remote work arrangement will be Jobble

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