Software Development Engineers in Test - Architect

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $55 - $68.75 per hour
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Software Development Engineers in Test - Architect

job summary:
We are seeking talented SDETs (Software Development Engineers in Test) who can unlock the next generation of software innovations that will deliver rich, engaging and unmatched customer experience. In this role, you will ensure flawless cutting-edge experiences using existing and emerging automation frameworks.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $55.00 - 68.75 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
As an SDET with Optum, you will work with Software Architects and Engineers to design, develop and maintain test automation solutions for effective and efficient test execution. Our application portfolio includes a range of Mobile, Web, and API products built using a mix of leading proprietary and open source technology. You will be responsible for developing and enhancing test automation solutions to keep pace with fast paced Agile delivery and integrate with code delivery and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines. As an experienced software engineer and test expert, you will also work closely with clients, analysts, engineers and other team members to ensure timely delivery of high quality products.

Overall Responsibilities

- Design, development and implement automated tests in an ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) setting

- Write and execute automated tests using Selenium, Cucumber and Java

- Deliver test automation solutions in accordance with enterprise standards and within development and operational guidelines

- Mentor and direct other testers in automation and software engineering principles

- Perform reviews of automation and application code and present test results to project teams

- Engineer automated test and metric reporting solutions

- Develop in-depth system and application knowledge to provide higher test quality and coverage

- Constantly evaluate and enhance the test automation strategy and approach

- Collaborate as part of the scrum team in grooming user stories and development of acceptance criteria for the user stories

- Share and communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to staff, business sponsors, managers, and technical resources in clear concise language that is appropriate to the target audience

- Participate in communities of practice to share knowledge, learn, and innovate

- Research and implement tools that support faster delivery with high quality

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent work experience

- Minimum 5+ years hands-on Experience developing test automation or combination of development in Java/.NET and test automation experience using Selenium Webdriver or similar tools

- 5+ experience with automated testing of web and/or mobile applications

- Hands on experience on test automation of APIs (SOAP/REST services)

- Proficient with developer tools and IDEs, such as Eclipse and git for developing on the Java stack

- Experience working in a CI/CD environment like Jenkins for executing automated tests

- Strong communication collaboration and influencing skills to drive change

- Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills; the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems

- Experience working with complex XML/JSON, EDI X12, SQL transactions

- 9+ years of hands on scripting/coding experience in any one of the below:

o Java, Spock, Groovy, Selenium, Gatling, Junit, Geb, Cucumber, C++, .Net, APPIUPM, Perfecto

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Acceptance Test Driven development

- Experience with unit testing and TDD (Test Driven methodologies) using Junit, NUnit or similar tools

- Exposure to C#/Specflow

- At least 5 years of experience with Agile methodologies

- Perform complex testing with EDI X12 (274, 278, 834, 837 ect,,) / JSON/XML API Transactions


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