Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET)

Kirkland, Washington, United States · Software Engineer · TB


Our client is an Internet-based ecommerce company aiming to become the leading online retailer in the Tire and Wheel industry. Our goal is to build a rich customer experience platform for the end-to-end (shop, buy, install) lifecycle for consumers and other “white-label” tire consumer segments. Our client will lead the industry in providing innovative solutions to the consumer simplifying a complex shopping cycle that integrates a national tire purchase with localized install process. Localization, social and mobile strategies are an imperative to success as this online retail market explodes.

Position Purpose: The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining test automation, for an ecommerce website built with Javascript, modern frameworks (React) , sql dbs and related key services. We are looking for candidates with 3-5 years of experience.

· This position is responsible for developing selenium automation scripts using JUNIT/TestNG and Selenium WebServices

· This position is responsible for developing mobile automation using tools like Appium

· This position is responsible for doing manual testing and working with project management software like JIRA.

· This position is responsible for testing APIs manually

· This position is responsible for automating API testing using open source tools like Postman

· This position might be responsible for doing performance testing using JMeter and other open source tools

· This position is responsible for doing database testing by executing SQL scripts

· This position is responsible for building automation framework to expand Cross Browsers/ Cross Devices and support Responsive Web Design ecommerce website.

· This position is collaborating with development to design, build, deploy and maintain a continuous integration platform for check-in, build verification and deployment automation (utilizing common open source tools like Jenkins, GIT, Chef, Puppet, etc.)

· This position is responsible for defining, building, deploying and maintaining performance and stress automation to be utilized in pre-production environments.

· This position is responsible for defining, building, deploying and maintaining data validation automation for daily data updates for numerous services and partners.

· This position interfaces with internal and external developer teams, designers and business users.

· Collaborate effectively with Creative UX team, Development teams, Product Management and Engineering to create concept development, prototypes, technology innovations and process improvements.

· Research and identify evolving new automation approaches, techniques and tools, technology for ecommerce sites, platforms, services and Open source stack.

· This position will demonstrate and build documentation to support the growth of future SDETS.

· Assisted in Release Planning and validation release quality.

· Supporting serious production issues by re-utilizing or creating new automation for coverage.

Possible CTH positon


Primary Responsibilities:

· Ability to work independently while collaborating with a cross-functional team.

· Passionate about building relevant software.

· Demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

· Demonstrate strong computer science skills, QA & experience.

· Ability to plan, schedule, execute, and complete work in a self-directed mode from inception through to production.

· Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meeting different schedules and deadlines.

· Ability to understand and apply best practices.

· Comfortable working/sharing development on applications with several layers.

· Participate in writing detailed level technical and functional specifications documentation.

Success Factors/Key Metrics:

· Successful implementation of a sustainable continuous integration platform which proves shortening development time while maintaining/improving quality.

· Proving Site performance, page load times, and page weight & element counts implemented with designed solution all meet standards set by our clients teams on as needed basis.

· Bringing new automation approaches, techniques and tools to the QA team on a quarterly basis.

Key Partners (Positions):

· Director, Customer Experience - Partnering to develop interaction & visual design to optimize customer flow for new products.

· Director of Technology & Operations – to ensure process of work in is line with other developers and overall timelines met with release calendar

· Technical Team Members – Sr UI Managers, Developers, Technical Architects and Technical Analysts, QA team and Ecommerce & Telesales Business Owners

· Web Designers – ensure creative execution is brought to life with input from coding best practices

· User Experience Architects – optimizing user flows and design for online user experience

· Manager, Business Intelligence – tagging components of new Product solutions for accurate measurement of benefits realized & customer behavior.


Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits. The Company maintains a two-tiered group health plan that covers all employees with healthcare, dental and vision coverage.

Employees that participate in the Company’s wellness program are eligible for free health care coverage.

A 401(k) plan is offered to all employees after one year of service.

Also covered for employees is short-term disability and life insurance coverage, additional coverage for both long-term disability and life insurance is available for purchase.

Employees are eligible for employee purchases of company inventory at a discount – tires, wheels, etc... Vacation and sick days are accumulated based on tenure for each calendar year.

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