Permanent Position: Software Development Engineer in Test -

  • Central Ave, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

These are our direct client positions for Staff Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - 6 Positions!!! In San Mateo, CA. These are Permanent position… Salary between $160-180K

The Staff Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will design, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions to monitor, validate, and orchestrate software throughout all stages of the SDLC. The SDET will be a member of an Agile development team and develop best-in-class test framework solutions. SDETs are responsible for all levels of development testing including functional, integration, performance, and regression testing. The qualified candidate should also be knowledgeable with TDD, test patterns, and best practices for developing a variety of tests.


Test-Driven Development – promote, establish, implement and enhance TDD processes and procedures; help/mentor the development team
Application Development - Design, develop, and document, and implement test scenarios for new features or updating existing scenarios and implement new tests as needed
Project – Identify system and integration tasks during team sprint cycle and provide implementation strategies and estimates.
Create/Write - write test cases and automate through API, UI automation as needed
Maintain – Developing and maintaining quality automation code and Test environments.
Engage with business & technology stakeholders in identifying test scenarios and regression testing needs
A leader in automated API and functional testing; Work closely with the development team to understand the functionality and identify testability of functional elements
Mentor teams on the testability of functional elements, best practices on test coverage
Troubleshoot and debug technical issues in a variety of application environments
Identify any technical risk or gaps within the system and recommend alternate mitigation approaches; Openly share ideas on new approaches with the team and mentor other team members on
Learn constantly and keep up with technological changes, best practices, newer frameworks, and patterns related to all technologies
Technical leadership and best practice guidance across all platforms; partner with other development and QA teams to advance the technical requirements of the system; Build and maintain strong working relationships with the key teams and organization QA team
Drive continuous integration and deployment efforts


Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or related degree
10+ years of hands-on development experience in one of Java/Python/Javascript
Excellent understanding of the testing process, test types, and testing methodologies. Demonstrated experience with TDD; 3+ year of experience with Cucumber/Gherkin or similar
Demonstrated understanding and experience with object-oriented design.
Demonstrated understanding and application of algorithms to test solutions.
Demonstrable experience of common development technologies (AJAX, J2EE, HTML, XML/XSL, JSON, Web Services [SOAP, REST], Maven/Gradle …etc.).
7+ years of technical experience in developing test frameworks and automation (JUnit,NUnit, Mocha, RSpec, and the like)
7+ years of experience with load/performance testing of web-based applications and RESTful APIs.
Hands-on familiarity with the cloud environment: GCP, AWS, or similar
Extensive experience with SQL and relational database design.
Experience with web driver tools (like Selenium, Capybara, and Puppeteer)
Experience performance testing concepts and approaches including using tools like JMeter or similar
The collaborative mindset with strong interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Exhibits a continuous improvement mindset

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