Senior Software Development Engineer – Test (SDET)

Who We Want:

A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Bazaarvoice is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing test frameworks and tools to test our products. It is a unique and challenging role that provides the right candidate an opportunity to combine the “building” skills of software design engineering with the “breaking” skills of the software test engineering discipline. You will be primarily focused on writing automation code that verifies the quality of our products and interdependent services at a scale only matched by a small number of companies today. We want someone with the technical skills to debug code, automate tasks, and implement new tools and frameworks across a highly complex ecosystem. We also want an SDET with the soft skills needed to interact with all members of our organization both technical and non-technical as an advocate for quality and change.

If you’re passionate about software quality, a highly technical problem solver, enjoy thinking outside the box, and thrive in a collaborative environment we would love to talk more about how you can help drive quality at Bazaarvoice.

Required Skills:

    • Experience in designing and coding automated tests using Java
    • Experience in developing automated tests for RESTful API
    • Familiarity with git, GitHub, and Unix-based command-line
    • Experience in Python or other scripting language
    • Experience in creating or maintaining automation in a Continuous Integration environment
    • Experience in writing test plans and test cases in an end-to-end and full-stack testing environment
    • Experience in working in an Agile/Scrum environment
    • Previous experience with Jira or any other issues tracking software (e.g. Bugzilla, Gnats, etc.)
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

    • Experience in JavaScript and knowledge of React is a plus
    • Experience with performance testing and mobile web testing a plus
    • Experience in Selenium Web Driver
    • Familiarity with MongoDB
    • Experience with AWS
    • Familiarity with browser developer tools and proxy software, such as Charles Proxy

Basic Qualifications:

    • Ability to read and write code clean code in a software development language
    • Build and extend scalable automated test frameworks and test suites across multiple dependent technologies & services
    • Participate in design and code reviews
    • API level testing experience
    • Perform manual testing to prepare for and validate scenarios needed for automation coverage
    • Develop and maintain test cases and plans in a Unix environment
    • Partner with developers to investigate, evaluate and resolve bugs
    • Experience writing code.  Java coding preferred
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience working across multiple QA methodologies and processes
    • Experience working closely with dev and business teams to communicate impacts and understand risk


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