Software Development Engineer in Test


  • Job ID:

    1987
  • Pay rate range:

    $65 - $75
  • City:

    Chicago
  • State:

    Illinois
  • Duration:

    09/23/2019 - 03/23/2020
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    A fortune 500 company located in downtown Chicago is seeking an experienced Software Developer to be embedded within its QA organization. The Software Developer in Test will be tasked with developing comprehensive test-automation solutions to validate frontend web user-interfaces and backend APIs. 


    The SDET will be proficient in Java, with a solid understanding of object-oriented programming. They will also have a knack for writing clean, readable, and maintainable code. 


    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Use Java and/or Groovy to develop, enhance, and maintain code that is designed to verify the quality of Hyatt’s software across all layers (Unit, Service, and UI). 
    • Help identify gaps in test coverage and develop quality test code to fill such gaps. 
    • Actively participate in code reviews to ensure that object-oriented design best-practices are followed at all times. 
    • Proactively work with Product, QA, and Development right from inception through functional validation and launch. 
    • Assist with issue triaging and root cause analysis. 
    • Take pride and ownership over the quality of the product being shipped. 

    EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Hands on Software Developer with 4-5 years of professional Java development experience. 
    • Proven skills in utilizing Junit/TestNG for testing. 
    • Firm understanding of Agile Development (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, etc) 
    • Data driven, with strong problem-solving skills with analytical capabilities to be able to support theories/solutions using underlying data. 
    • 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! 

    PREFERRED SKILLS: 

    • Hands-on experience with Selenium WebDriver and/or Appium. 
    • Understanding of CI/CD automation pipelines using Jenkins, and Docker. 
    • Familiarity with Linux or UNIX operating systems. 

    EDUCATION: 

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent with minimum of 4+ years of Java development experience.

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