Entry Level Software Engineer in Test (SDET)

ettain group
Dulles, VA
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Engineering, Other
Full Time
Job Summary - Entry Level Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Looking for an entry level IT position in development? One of our clients in Sterling, VA is interested in you! If you have a Computer Science Degree, experience in Java development, and the willingness to develop applications for the purpose of testing, then this is an opportunity for you. This is a direct placement (salary, benefits, PTO) opportunity for a growing company. Job Responsibilities - Entry Level Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) As a Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for developing and executing test automation scripts and automation frameworks to be used for functional and regression testing of both batch processing and interactive applications. Designing and developing automation tests for software development projects, including both batch processing and interactive applications Researching tools, methods, and technology trends to support departmental test automation objectives Contributing to the development and promotion of design and coding standards for automated testing scripts Develop reusable functions and components that can be used to maintain and extend automated tests for multiple projects with maximum reuse of code Develop test scripts that perform both batch and interactive tests automatically, including testing of processes involving mainframe and distributed applications Design data-driven, modular scripts that allow tests to be maintained or extended without additional script coding For assigned projects, review project information such as Use Cases, User Interface specifications, and technical specifications to understand the system workflow and business requirements Review manual test cases, executing where necessary, to understand the low level detail and identify functions required to enable scripting/coding Identify application components to be automated based on both the business priority and expected benefit of automated testing Participate in project-related meetings for test planning Maintain test scripts, making changes where necessary in order to maintain their proper functioning as applications and data change Execute automated test scripts for both functional and regression testing cycles. Analyze and report test results Document application problems found using automated tests, including scripting steps and data needed to reproduce the problem Execute automated test scripts for production installs and report results to the team lead or project manager Report test execution progress and test results to QM team lead Job Requirements - Entry Level Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Coding experience in one or more of Python, Java or Javascript Strong communication, organizational and leadership skills. Working knowledge of software test methodologies

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