Software Development Engineer in Test

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33Six Consultancy Limited
Reigate, UK
23 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Development Engineer in Test

The Role

The Software Development Engineer in Test role will work on the Quality Assurance team and help build high quality automated tests and test harnesses written in Python using Selenimum web driver libraries to test our application portfolio suite in an automated fashion.

This role serves as an integral member of a global Agile Product Development team to design, build, test and deliver our technology products to our external or internal clients. The automated testing work is cutting edge and seeks to rival automated test frameworks found in successful technology focused companies around the globe.

You will develop and integrate high quality automated tests for products built on the latest software architecture patterns and platforms; you will be part of a forward-thinking and technology focused Quality Assurance team that seeks to leverage and develop the latest and greatest in the field of automated testing.

The Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in a technology related discipline, such as IT or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in an object oriented programming language such as Python, C#, or Java, preferably Python
  • Advanced level skills in the field of automated testing including BDD, Selenium, and automated testing against web services and application APIs
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies: JavaScript, Ajax, Jquery, CSS, XLM, Angular, load balancing, single/multi tenancy, and rational database design concepts
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of SDLC process. Experience in Agile/Scrum framework is required.
  • Beginner SQL skills in tuning/optimization of T-SQL and database optimization
  • Intermediate knowledge of using development tools such as PyCharm, Visual Studio, or Eclipse
  • Intermediate skills in writing T-SQL
  • Intermediate skills in Unit Testing
  • Intermediate knowledge of tools and techniques used in manual testing
  • Deeply understands practices of agile software development
  • Knowledge in profiling an application and profiling concepts a plus

Key Accountabilities / Duties:

  • Uses the Product Backlog to remain highly flexible and respond to changing realities and requirements.
  • Adds business value by delivering working products, with quality and on time.
  • Works with the team in assessing opportunities to strengthen definition of done and get us closer to delivering working software at the end of every sprint.
  • Self-organizes and applies cross-functional competencies to create high-value products.
  • Works with other team members to adopt Agile Scrum with the goal of improving software development practices and creating high standards of work.
  • Advocates improving quality during all stages of software development.
  • Constant pursuit of improving team velocity and efficiency, allowing effective release planning and diagnostics for the team.
  • Creates high quality acceptance tests from acceptance criteria and quality standards that help the scrum team understand the value of the user story from the user's perspective.
  • Helps support and maintain the goal of continuous and daily automated test execution and review failed tests.
  • Works with the scrum team in identifying appropriate tests to automate that will get the team closer to the goal of delivering working software to production at the conclusion of every sprint.
  • Integrates best practices into the daily norm including code maintainability and follows designs pattern including modularity, reusability, etc.

The Company

A leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas - the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

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