The Lead Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for leading test automation and infrastructure development for CertiPath Inc.’s TrustVisitor product. The Lead Software Development Engineer in Test will report to the Vice President of Software Development of the company and will work closely with the Product Manager and Development team to ensure our product delivers the highest possible customer satisfaction in very challenging and demanding environments. The position will lead a team of two more junior Software Development Engineers in Test. The specific job duties include:
Build and develop a high functioning test and QA program,
Propose and implement Test and QA methodologies that optimizes not only the resources available now but with an eye to similar growth year over year,
Engage in Automation of processes and solving problems,
Prioritize tasks across several simultaneous test efforts,
Manage scope within the context of schedule and the test budget to ensure deadlines are met while maintaining the flexibility to react to changing priorities,
Build relationships to leverage corporate DevOps and Development assets,
Work with many different platforms and technologies to solve complex automation problems,
Seek creative solutions to overcome testing and QA challenges,
Proactively manage relationships with internal clients and software stakeholders,
Oversee all test work and take corrective action as necessary to ensure the success of assigned tasks,
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology,
Facilitate consensus building and resolution of complex technical issues,
Present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, and
Supervise two junior Software Development Engineers in Test.
Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent in computer science, IT or software engineering or in a related field
5 years of progressive work experience as Software Development Engineer in Test, or in a similar quality control/test engineer position, including experience building and designing test cases, experience in test framework design and development, and experience building and maintaining automated test infrastructure and automation test harnesses, knowledge of relational databases, SQL queries, experience with test cases and automation via the use of REST API’s, coding experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, and services, experience in Agile and Scrum software development methodologies, experience influencing software engineering best practices within a team, experience mentoring engineers towards good software development practices, and experience with standard QA methodology and tools.
Within those five years of experience candidate must have at least two years’ experience developing automation in C# or Java.
CertiPath was founded in 2004 to solve one of the most difficult problems in online security: determining whether a digital identity validly represents a person or “thing” requesting access to a network. Trusted digital identities are critical to the security of networks, data and facilities. The heart of CertiPath’s success is our unparalleled experience with creating innovative, scalable products and services that ensure the highest levels of validation for digital identities that attempt to access customers’ networks.