15 days old

Software Engineer in Test

Iowa City, IA 52243
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    $40 To $45


Exciting opportunity for an experienced software engineer in test with skills in Java or Python to assist with testing RESTful API's in an Agile environment, on a 9 month+ contract basis.

Software Engineer in Test

Position objective: Position is responsible for developing test automation frameworks to support the organization's next generation applications. This includes development in Java and/or Python, integrating with Git for source control, Jenkins for builds, and Docker for virtualization within AWS and utilizing the ROBOT, Jmeter, and Blazemeter frameworks in a continuous integration deployment model.

Role will support the Agile process and ensure product quality, robustness, scalability and consistency.


- Familiarity with Java and/or Python

- Demonstrated ability to independently interpret requirements and technical specification, translate into thorough test plans and test cases, and execute test cases.

- Knowledge of how to test RESTful APIs

- Knowledge of version control such as Git

- Demonstrated relational and/or no-SQL database skills

- Ability to work independently as part of a scrum team, following standard agile practices

- Very strong written and spoken communication and collaboration skills

- Results-oriented and able to work across the organization

- Demonstrated analytical capabilities, including independently troubleshooting issues

- Remote candidates must have a demonstrated ability to work in a dispersed environment

- Ability to proactively own all testing activities related to scrum team execution, including anticipating and proactively planning test execution needs across sprints


- Experience working in Jira

- Past work in education or educational testing industry

- Understanding of performance testing frameworks such as Jmeter and Blazemeter

- Knowledge of static code analysis tools such as SonarQube, HPFortify, Crucible

- Knowledge of production monitoring solutions such as NewRelic Tivoli, App Dynamics, SCOM and synthetic transaction scripting preferred

- Ability to develop complex automation frameworks

- Ability to integrate code into automated deployment pipelines

- Experience working in an Agile development environment


- Ensure that testing activities demonstrate that applications meet business requirements, systems goals, and fulfill end-user requirements, while identifying existing or potential issues

- Design, maintain and enhance automation frameworks

- Develop reusable components that can be leveraged by multiple teams for standard tasks

- Collaborate with scrum team to support all testing activities - including test case creation, test execution, and troubleshooting defects. This includes product scalability, reliability, consistency, and performance, leveraging static code analysis tools, and support production monitoring.

- Proactively own all testing activities related to scrum team execution, including anticipating and proactively planning test execution needs across sprints

- Actively participate in design / architectural discussions, grooming user stories, sprint demos, and daily scrums to help establish a Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) approach. Recommend product, infrastructure, or design changes to ensure quality and performance standards.

- Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to management clearly and concisely in a timely manner


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