Esurance Senior Software Development Engineer in Test in Rocklin, California
The Senior Software Development Engineer in Test position is a hands-on role that contributes to the success at Esurance by designing and developing robust, performant and reusable automated test processes, scripts and tools for the growing application , platform andsystem landscape This position would be responsible for operating within fast-paced initiatives, in an Agile lifecycle.
Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation by creating and executing automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios
Write code to simulate tests and to build various testing tools, by working alongside other engineers and championing code quality principles; Deliverables will include code builds and documented test results
Participate in tool analysis, creates proof of concept models, and makes recommendations to support the tools selection process
Participate in reviews (walkthroughs) of technical specifications and program code with other members of the engineering team, communicating design, requirements, feature set, functionality and limitations of systems/applications to team
Proactively monitor automation test progress within various SCRUMS and prepare detailed defect and performance status reports
Proactively involve with product managers right from inception through functional validation to launch, while always looking for potential quality issues/bugs and offer triaging and root cause analysis capabilities to the engineers
Create components for the various custom test tools and/or test frameworks
Oversee and mentor the technical efforts from other SDETs assigned to various scrum teams as well as troubleshoot technical issues to help determine root cause of test successes and failures
Create and setup test scenarios and test data as needed
Work with various team to promote QA processes, practices and standardization
Experience in test automation development, using frameworks and tools like Jasmine, Jest, Mocha, Chai, Junit, TestNG, including web UI automation tools like Selenium RC/WebDriver framework as well as REST/JSON APIs
Working knowledge of the various types of testing, from functional testing to performance and security testing
Experience with running formal trials and demos in SCRUM cycles to define and showcase automated test coverage
Knowledge of White Box Testing practices using tools like SonarQube
Experience using test case management tools like QAComplete, TCM or TestRail.
Experience in bug management tools like Bugzilla or JIRA and development environments like Visual Studio or Eclipse
Detailed knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including OO principles, coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance with Jenkins is highly desirable
Working knowledge of application software development lifecycle concepts and test environment and configuration management concepts in an Agile and occasionally in a traditional waterfall setting
Ability to work in a group setting and collaborate by providing transparency in test results
Experience working in Agile/Scrum models
Ability to critique work of self and others constructively
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Enthusiastic and energetic with an inherent curiosity to break code and stress test it!
Education & Experience:
Master’s degree in Computer Science (preferred) with minimum of 5 years of experience with test automation tools
Equivalent industry experience for 6+ years in delivering software test automation practices with various automation tools with different testing methodologies
Equivalent industry experience for 4+ years as a software engineer building and writing code for various ecommerce and online applications
External Company Name: Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.
External Company URL: www.esurance.com