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SDET in Kirkland, WA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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    Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a SDET with our industry-leading client in Kirkland.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the SDET:

  • Assists in the development of the software quality assurance (SQA) test strategy for moderately to highly complex IT initiatives across multiple SQA domains by analyzing business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability; collaborating with cross-functional IT and business stakeholders to review and approve the overall testing approach; 
  • Verifying the validation of test data and environment requirements
  • Provides end-to-end quality assurance throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for moderately to highly complex IT initiatives in multiple SQA domains by developing and executing front- and/or back-end test cases and scenarios in accordance with the GQS framework and company testing methodology;
  • Collaborating with cross functional IT teams to gain buy-in and approval of test plans;
  • Tracking software quality metrics across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production Validation);
  • Managing the software defect life cycle; 
  • Participating in root cause analysis of identified defects; 
  • Enforcing entry and exit criteria throughout the SDLC; 
  • Identifying and escalating quality risks, issues, conflicts, and/or resistance across teams throughout the SDLC;
  • Assists in the development of software quality assurance (SQA) project plans for moderate to highly complex projects by participating in the identification of project scope and level of effort (LOE) estimates; 
  • Assisting management to identify necessary resources and associated skill-sets required to deliver project objectives; 
  • Identifying training needs and mentoring junior team members as appropriate

Requirements of the SDET:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and 6+ years experience in SQA or related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field preferred
  • Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) or American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification preferred
  • Institution of Electrical Engineering (IEEE), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience working with third party IT vendors preferred
  • 4+ years of IT experience in the retail industry preferred
  • 4+ years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of software development life cycle(s) (SDLC).
  • 3+ years of experience writing technical documentation in a software testing or quality assurance environment.
  • 5+ years SDET
  • Expertise with Selenium, Java, Python, C/C++, and API Development (eComm HIGHLY preferred)
  • Understanding of how to build unit tests that will be used by the company's CI automation regression set
  • Ability to automate unit tests, functional, and regression. The automation could be either UI or services based

Keywords: SDET, Java, Python, C++, C#, SDLC, UI, Selenium, SQA

Job ID: 319035

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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