Software Developer in Test (SDET)
Posted on16th May 2018
Salary/Rate£40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
About this job.
As part of my clients continued growth within their award-winning Assurance Practice, they're looking for exceptional Software Developer in Test (SDET), which are essentially Test Engineers with some development skills. The role of Software Developer in Test (SDET) involves the delivery of test automation on a range of solutions that we will be delivering for clients. The successful candidates will be involved in the development of testing frameworks, scripting of automated tests, maintenance, execution and enhancement of test scripts and frameworks, all integrated into a continuous build environment. In addition to the technical requirements, the role involves implementing best-practice testing, test automation and BDD practices.
Working as part of a wider delivery team, you will be responsible for making a contribution to the planning, design and implementation of testing frameworks.
This is a client facing role that will require the successful candidate to have ideally worked in a consultancy or client facing environment before or certainly have a desire to do so.
What we're looking for from Software Developer in Test (SDET)
We're looking for people with passion and drive to join our client's multi-disciplined team. This client are always looking for ways to do things better, drive forward change, learn and explore new technologies, share knowledge with others through informal sessions, and actively engage other disciplines to improve the understanding and effectiveness of how they can work together to build better solutions. This client emphasizes collaboration across disciplines, championing a culture where everyone works together, owning and resolving challenges as a team.
Be confident in working with a range of partners across diverse business and technology communities.
Be able to deliver testing projects across workstreams in multi-vendor environments
Apply novel techniques and tools to existing processes
Understand modern/enterprise agile methods and be able to apply them
Work in a team of like-minded people to get the job done
Focus on the delivery of the whole project, not just a narrow vertical
Challenge the status quo
Be open minded to new techniques and ways of working
Adapt and improvise to overcome problems
Understand the whole life cycle including analysis, enterprise development, build & deployment, and support
Have experience in Java, plus other Scripting languages such as C#, Python, Ruby, SQL is seen as advantageous
Have experience in tools such as jBehave, jUnit, Cucumber, Specflow, jMeter, Gatling, Appium, Calabash, Jenkins, TeamCity, Jira and Confluence - and be able to pick these up quickly if you don't
If you like the sound of being a Software Developer in Test (SDET) or are already experience in that role please let me know.