Senior Software Test Engineer

Walnut Creek, CA | Contract-to-Hire

Post Date: 06/08/2017 Job ID: 11340 Industry: Information Technology

Senior Software Test Engineer

Online Financial Services

Location: Silicon Valley

 

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior Software Test Engineer to be part of our client’ s team in Walnut Creek.

 

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Test Engineer who will be able to develop and execute exploratory, integration tests across distributed systems as well as write automated tests to ensure product quality on an existing automation framework following quality-coding standards. This role has top level visibility, and is highly impactful to the clients overall success.  You will have the chance to enhance our client’ s innovative payments platform and architecture.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Create; innovate and implement a test strategy to support the next generation
  • Responsible for tool selection and driving for acceptance of the selected tool
  • Lead the testing effort with the support from the development team
  • Define and own the quality standards in conjunction with the quality leadership team

 

Qualifications:
  • 8-10 years of experience in quality assurance and/or software development
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or a STEM related field.
  • Develop automation test plans/strategies and report on product performance, quality, security and stability.
  • Experience building test frameworks and testing tools for Java/J2EE applications: Selenium Webdriver, TestNG/Junit
  • Strong experience writing test cases and writing high quality, easily reproduced issue reports
  • Support quality end to end testing including unit/integration and GUI testing
  • Experience with a variety of technologies for large distributed systems, web and e-commerce applications
  • Expansive experience combined with a demonstrated history of success in high performance, large scale enterprise/e-commerce technologies including cloud based APIs and protocols (SOAP, REST, JSON)
  • Experience building SQL insert / update / delete statements to prepare data for testing and verify test results

 

Desired Experience
  • Experience creating test strategy
  • Experience in Linux environment
  • Experience mentoring and coaching a quality community
  • Experience with Kafka and Hadoop is a plus
  • Proficiency in automation for web applications and web services is a plus
  • Experience using Jira is a plus.
  • BSCS or equivalent

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create; innovate and implement a test strategy to support the next generation of YapStone.
  • Responsible for tool selection and driving for acceptance of the selected tool
  • Lead the testing effort with the support from the development team
  • Define and own the quality standards in conjunction with the quality leadership team

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 10+ years in quality assurance and/or software development
  • Experience creating test strategy
  • Experience building test frameworks and testing tools for Java/J2EE applications
  • Experience mentoring and coaching a quality community
  • Champion quality end to end including unit/integration and GUI testing
  • Experience with a variety of technologies for large distributed systems, web and e-commerce applications
  • Adept at writing test cases and writing high quality, easily reproduced issue reports
  • Experience in Linux environment
  • Experience building SQL insert / update / delete statements to prepare data for testing and verify test results
  • Extensive test experience and a proven track record in e-commerce, enterprise, high performance, large scale web technologies including cloud based APIs and protocols (SOAP, REST, JSON)
  • Experience with Kafka and Hadoop is a plus
  • Proficiency in automation for web applications and web services is a plus
  • Experience using Jira is a plus.
  • BSCS or equivalent

Mathew Aponte

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