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Software QA/Test-Expert
Ref No.: 18-06734
Location: Seattle, Washington
Start Date / End Date: 05/28/2018 to 11/27/2018
Description
Position Overview:
At the Climate Corporation we have built a solid reputation within the farming community with our digital agriculture software. Quality is of critical importance to our customers and our business. We're looking for someone who understands how to test software efficiently and effectively and who is as excited as we are to release high quality code that helps the world's farmers increase their productivity.

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) you will function as the test expert for a product delivery team, helping the team deliver web applications and backend web services that are functional, usable, accurate, robust, scalable, and performant. You will consume, contribute to, and help others adopt various test frameworks and tools to assist the team in their goals to deliver high quality software in a timely fashion.
What You Will Do:
Partner with engineers and product owners to deliver effective and reliable test suites for various features and services
Gain a deep understanding of our end-to-end architecture. Develop and document test strategies for effectively testing our systems.
Create performance / capacity test plans; assist with performance testing of backend systems
Be a champion for engineering best practices
Collaborate with engineers to ensure appropriate integration tests are created and executed
Help with infrastructure / tooling as required for efficiency
Conduct exploratory testing of new features; assist with manual regression testing as needed
Find great bugs, document them effectively, and validate fixes in a timely manner
Be willing to take on other responsibilities and tackle a variety of engineering and testing problems
Basic Qualifications:
5+ years experience coding/automating with a mainstream programming language such as JavaScript, Java, Ruby, Python
5+ years experience in a Tester/SDET role where you played an active part in finding bugs and improving product quality and team practices
Min 2 years experience with a mainstream source code management tool, such as Git, Subversion, Mercurial
Experience testing APIs
Experience with test case management tools such as TestRail, TFS, Quality Center
Experience with AWS or similar distributed cloud architecture (S3, EC2, and ECR in particular)
Experience troubleshooting issues by analyzing stored logs using Splunk, ELK/Logstash or similar
Results-oriented self-starter with collaborative mindset
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience deploying tests into continuous integration systems (we use Jenkins)
Experience with Docker-based deployment and execution
Experience with Clojure and/or Scala
Experience with performance testing methods and tools
Comfortable working in Mac/Unix environment
History of publishing/contributing to open source tools or blogs related to test automation
Experience training other engineers in techniques, languages, or platforms used in test automation
Solid understanding of common user interface design patterns and software quality assurance methodologies
A curious mind that's always looking for learning opportunities and seeking innovative solutions
A genuine passion for working with technology to make a real world difference
Flexible, open communicator
Learn more about our team and our mission

The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference
(https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI)