Railroad19 · Apr 17th 2020
We are currently seeking a Lead API Automated Software Development Engineer in Test ~ SDET with experience creating automated software tools to verify and quantify the quality of the produced software. The right candidate is a self-driven individual with a passion for innovation, who will collaborate closely with developers, understand code, and write automated integration and regression tests in a clean and organized manner.
We develop customized software solutions and provide software development services. We’re a specialized team of developers and architects. As such, we only bring an “A” team to the table, through hard work and a desire to lead the industry — this is our company culture — this is what sets Railroad19 apart.
At Railroad19, you are part of a company that values your work and gives you the tools you need to succeed. We are headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York, but we are a distributed team of remote developers across the US.
This is a full-time role with vacation, full benefits, and 401k. Railroad19, Inc. provides competitive compensation with excellent benefits and a great corporate culture.
Understand our client's fast-moving business requirements
Develop and maintain test automation processes in alignment with the project and/or organization's standards and tools
Create automated software tools to verify and quantify the quality of the produced software
Mature and evolve test architecture through the evaluation and adoption of new automation tools, techniques, and practices
Participate in early story development and design sessions to suggest and assist in acceptance criteria, boundary tests, and automation plans
Once the story is ready to be tested, execute test cases and provide detailed and timely feedback
Uncover, document and track defects
Improve test case execution efficiency and test coverage
Write and/or perform Manual, Integrations, Acceptance Tests, Functional Tests (must be able to script automation tests)
Understand validation results of testing
Create training documentation & conduct knowledge transfer sessions
Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with the Engineering and Product teams to deliver quality software iteratively
Integrate QA processes into Software Development & Release Cycles Negotiate appropriate solutions with multiple stakeholders
Collaborate with other teams in order to deliver a high-performance application that contains little or no defects
Skills & Experience:
5 or more years of professional experience testing Microservices and demonstrated ability with writing automation for REST APIs
3 or more years of professional experience with: Java, REST-Assured, Postman/Newman, TestNG and other HTTP Request Client Libraries
Strong working knowledge in the enterprise of Behavior Driven Development or Test-Driven Development, tools like Cucumber, JBehave, etc
Working experience with relational databases
Proficient in the functional and nonfunctional testing of APIs, including validating JSON (schema and data formats) and API versioning strategy
Ability to Demonstrate understanding of authorization and authentication mechanisms
Experience with CI/CD tools, knowledge of how pipelines work and the ability to integrate automation into them.
Experience with Kafka or other messaging systems would be a plus.
Experience with build and configuration tools, such as Maven or Gradle
Experience with version control systems
Experience with JIRA and Confluence
Experience working in an Agile development and delivery environment
Experience with various Java IDE's: Eclipse, IntelliJ, NetBeans, etc.
Experience with Swagger/Swagger Workflow
Experience testing within AWS Environment/ Tools/ Integration
NoSQL is a plus
Experience with testing in containerized environments (Docker)
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