Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test …

S&P Global
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test
Job Description Summary
Title: Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test
Grade: 10 (internal purpose only)
Location: Princeton, NJ, New York City, Charlottesville, VA, Richmond, VA, Centennial, CO or Chicago, IL

The Team: Responsible for an integrated client/server/database environment that includes authentication/authorization and organization and management of users and user profiles.

What's in it for you: Opportunity to be a part of a growing team in a thriving business.

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $55,900 - $155,900. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus/a sales commission plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

  • Responsible for implementation of efficient automation/performance frameworks, including test tools and automated test suites that govern the whole development cycle for any of our product platforms, based on different Web, Services/APIs and database technologies
  • Development of automation/performance solutions that meet organization standards and implementation of reliable, reusable and maintainable automated regression suites & test harnesses
  • Analyze product requirements and ensure the testing strategy is aligning a risk-based test approach, mitigating risk exposure within all phases of testing
  • Advocate for quality, be the voice of the internal/external customer. Ensuring the teams (Scrum Teams) implement and follow best practices to prevent defects.
  • Implement improvements, which may require ingenuity and creativity, within quality assurance program and operational systems with measurable quality indicators of the product
  • Build and maintain status reports to highlight the state of releases, testing projects, impacts/concerns, etc.
  • Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of various factors
  • Presenting an aggregate view of testing utilization to high level management. Budgeting or forecasting for testing as a service in-line with the organizational processes and business needs
  • Facilitation of inter-team communication across many agile projects within an organization. Being an escalation point for testers
  • Providing technical expertise, e.g. proper use of test techniques in appropriate cases
  • Recruitment of Quality Engineers and ensuring retention of top-talent. Goal setting, monitoring the progress and providing constructive feedback to the direct reports
  • Personal support, mentoring, and professional development for SDET team
What We're Looking For:
  • 6-8 years of experience in software testing and test automation, with solid, demonstrable understanding of software development and testing practices.
  • 2+ years of experience in leading QA/testing projects
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Proficiency in programming using Python/C#/Java or other languages
  • Expertise in designing and implementing automated testing solutions for enterprise applications across the application layers (UI/Service/Data layers) and working with developers in building automation/performance friendly code/components
  • Strong knowledge of RDBMS and SQL/PL-SQL, writing queries, stored procedures and scripts
  • Experience of BDD/TDD practices and automation/performance in Agile methodology is highly desirable
  • Experience of working with SOAP and REST service and understanding of SOA architecture
  • Experience of testing in CI, DevOps, rolling deployment/upgrade model using well known frameworks is desirable
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies like AWS/Azure and experience of testing micro-services, containers, dockers is a plus
  • Experience of distributed source control systems such as Git
  • Expertise in developing test strategy, test plans and test cases, engaging in Exploratory Testing, creating and analyzing Defect Reports and root-cause analysis
  • Experience in identifying performance/load/stress testing needs and planning, using testing tools and analysis of metrics
  • Experience in performance testing tools like HP LoadRunner/Performance Center/StormRunner, JMeter.
  • Experience with debugging tools like: Dev Tools, Network Sniffer, Fiddler etc.
  • Experience in monitoring, profiling and tuning tools e.g. CA Wily Introscope, AppDynamics etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent communications skills with ability to manage pressure situations and coordinating with technical/non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to solve complex, non-routine problems and the provide the best solution through cost/benefit analysis
  • Ability to self-train him/herself on new tools and technologies related to Software Testing and apply at work.
  • Bachelor's or higher qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent is preferred
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Job ID: 261447
Posted On: 2021-05-21
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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