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Sr. SDET -Seattle, WA
Ref No.: 18-02617
Location: Seattle, Washington
 Sr. SDET
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
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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