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Software Engineer in Test
Ref No.: 16-03108
Location: Seattle, Washington
Software Engineer in Test
8 Month Contract, W2
Seattle, WA

Job Description
  • As Software Engineer in Test you will work with a team of talented developers and quality engineers.
  • You will perform testing of scalable web architectures, distributed systems and integration of heterogeneous complex systems.
  • You will be responsible for developing test applications for core code libraries, automation scripting as well as end-user manual testing.
  • Works closely with development counterpart, can read and understand production code.
  • Performs API integration and performance testing, ensuring quality criteria are met and features meet acceptance criteria.
  • Performs user and workflow testing, exhibiting ability through analytic skill and experience to anticipate the larger ramifications and interactions of a bug.
  • Performs in-depth product testing such as writing and executing test scripts, and writing test specifications from product specifications with moderate supervision.
  • Can use, understand, and write new automated tests for owned areas.
  • Achieves product area expertise: able to answer questions, review features.
  • Writes documentation for related areas which independently follows up on issues and communicates status to management in a timely manner.
  • Conveys information clearly and effectively within bug reports and documentation.
Education/Experience
  • Java knowledge is a must.
  • Good knowledge of software testing fundamentals.
  • Good understanding of common testing methodologies and ability to apply them.
  • Ability to understand and interpret product specifications.
  • Good problem solving and diagnostic skills, experience with troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language such as Python, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.