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Sr Software Developer Engineer In Test, SDET contract

Surge - A Catalyte Company
Washington, DC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $60 to $65 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Sr Software Developer Engineer In Test, SDET 100% remote, long term 1099 contract

We are looking for an experienced, Senior SDET “Software Developer Engineer In Test” for a long term, 100% remote 1099 contract.  


The Sr. SDET will be a Quality Engineer with a quality mindset and technical skills, primarily focused on developing automation code for API, UI and integration tests to work on key, visible and strategic projects.


Must be a US Citizen.  No C2C’s please.


Position Description

·      Leading an agile team with multiple developers, SDETs, an architect, a product owner and a scrum master towards high quality standards.

·      Be part of a multi-year/multi-team project to build an AWS web application with a ReactJS frontend, Spring framework microservices (REST APIs) backend, and MySQL database

·      Sr. SDETs will be responsible for owning the testing of a user story (including manual & automated testing) and perform in-sprint automation using Robot Framework, as well as collaborating on Slack with the other SDETs to review overnight regression test failures (if any)

·      Sr. SDET will be responsible for choosing and updating framework to meet the product requirements.

·      Sr. SDET will be responsible for developing/modifying Quality standards, process, libraries so that we can re-use/re-utilize developed intellectual property.

·      Leading Quality discussions in standard 2-week sprints (daily standups, weekly refinements, bi-weekly sprint demos and retros)



·      8+ years of hands-on testing and automation experience for both UI and API with Selenium WebDriver or similar (i.e. Robot Framework, Cypress, Cucumber etc.) and/or software development experience in any language (i.e. Python, Java)

·      AWS or similar Cloud experience

·      4+ years of hands-on SQL database experience (i.e. insert/update statements for data setup, delete/update statements for data teardown, select statements with simple joins for data verification)

·      4+ years of working with cloud monitoring tools such as Datadog, Kibana, Splunk, CloudWatch

·      2+ years of hands-on testing of SOAP and REST APIs (i.e. verifying HTTP status code and JSON response body); bonus if experience includes automation

·      4+ years of CI/CD pipeline experience (i.e. setting automation suite in deployment pipeline, constantly tweaking for optimal value and developing user friendly test reports)

·      5+ years of experience working on an agile team

·      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience


Preferred Skills

·      Experience in shift left testing is a plus

·      Experience with JMeter or any performance tool is a plus

·      Telecom industry experience is a plus

·      Comfortable working on a Mac or other Unix-based OS

·      Experience in testing big data and reporting is a plus




Company Description
About Surge – a Catalyte company

Surge – a Catalyte company’s highly vetted network of onshore software engineering resources quickly integrate into your organization to help you address immediate and continuing initiatives. With no minimum term or commitment, you have the flexibility to scale up/down on demand. Our qualified engineers, QA specialists, project managers, UI/UX experts and full agile teams are ready to start immediately.


Surge - A Catalyte Company

Washington, DC



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