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Sr. SDET -Seattle, WA
Ref No.: 18-02435
Location: Seattle, Washington
Location               : Seattle, WA
Duration              : 12 months

Rate                       : DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD only No Third-party agencies.
Corp to corp available.
Must have:
·         .Net stack
·         C#
·         SQL.
·         Self-driven
·         Proactive,
·         Strong problem solver and demonstrates initiative.
·         SDET
Nice to have:
·         Leadership skills - ability to lead/own specific areas, components, or functions; potentially managing tasks for other IC's for ownership area
·         Strong collaborative team member; ability to see the whole picture.
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
·         Manages the quality assurance activities for multiple projects, software releases, and sustainment throughout the software development and test phases
·         Responsible for working with Automation Management and other SDET Leads in the creation, definition, implementation and leadership of a cross-business unit automation strategy
·         Mentors and directs other SDETs promoting teambuilding, professional development, and design, construction and execution of automated test scripts, adhering to team coding standards and designs
·         Provides leadership working directly with quality assurance management, project management, business and functional analysts, developers, infrastructure, and testers to gather and develop test automation requirements
·         Provides status report information, escalates issues and problems demanding management attention and resolution
·         Ensures requirements and design artifacts undergo reviews to proactively validate appropriate applicability, accuracy, feasibility, usability, clarity, and testability.
·         Monitors progress of testing and makes necessary changes to test plans, cases and scripts to ensure that quality standards and production deadlines are met
·         Manages the development and maintenance of quality assurance test plans, scenarios, cases and scripts for automated test efforts
·         Responsible for defining and maintaining quality assurance testing and automation best practices, initiates and documents process and procedure improvements
Responsible for creation of and adherence to coding standards, code storage, and designs to ensure that quality standards and practices are being followed
Summary of Experience:
·         Work experience in software requirements, development or testing with creating and executing quality assurance test plans, scenarios, cases, checklists and scripts. (7 years)
·         Experience in software requirements, development, and testing activities with multiple, simultaneous quality assurance efforts, and a track record as a contributor with providing quality assurance support in an analyst capacity, including tools development and usage. (7 years)
·         Demonstrated collaboration on project teams and interaction with project managers, business and functional analysts, developers and the business community directly related to quality assurance responsibilities and roles. (7 years)
·         Experience with programming languages and script development. (7 years)
·         Demonstrate test management processes and technical skills, including an understanding of manual and automated test execution and performance related tools. (7 years)
·         Demonstrate knowledge using version control and defect tracking methods, including an understanding of associated tools. (7 years)
·         Knowledge of project management skills, including an understanding of project management processes and related tools. (7 years)
·         Knowledge of application software development life cycle concepts, lean and agile best practices, environment and configuration management, as well as test management methodologies and practices. (7 years)
·         Test Automation design and implementation experience (8 Years)
·         Experience designing, developing and implementing automation frameworks across the enterprise (8 years)
·         Experience with manual testing and manual test leadership
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·         Outstanding organization and planning skills
·         Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
·         Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
·         Excellent risk mitigation and process improvement skills
·         Sensitivity and collaborative relationship based awareness working with project sponsors and stakeholders
·         Strong attention to detail
·         Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
·         Ability to research and recommend new and/or enhancements to processes and tools, based not only on technical factors, but financial and cultural as well
·         Technical systems knowledge for various applications and systems (Windows, *NIX, Oracle, etc)
·         Ability to manage and delegate numerous concurrent project, activities, and tasks under time constraints
·         Ability to and instruct and educate others on developing applicable test plans, scenarios, cases, and scripts
·         Team player who exhibits effective interpersonal skills with a collaborative style
·         A demonstrated track record of maintaining and improving individual as well as team job skills through training, self-research and self-study
·         Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes ambiguous environment
·         Familiarity with Software Development Lifecycle
·         Exceptional ability to learn new technology and business processes
·         Exceptional proficiency in programming languages such as, SQL, C#, VB.NET, PERL, Java, JavaScript, or other languages as required by business unit
·         Exceptional ability to understand and work with application functionality and system technology (databases, OS, etc.)
·         Exceptional ability to influence diverse groups of individuals from technical to business teams with exceptional business savviness
·         Exceptional ability to translate technical terms and discussions to non-technical in order to ensure the topics at hand can be interpreted by all