Title: Full Stack SDET
Duration: 6 + months project
Location: Linthicum, MD 21090
We're looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our Quality Assurance and Testing team in Baltimore.
We are not looking for Testers; rather we are seeking Software Engineers with a background in development, to focus on developing sophisticated highly technical automated test harnesses.
We want technologists with a fresh perspective who are passionate about software quality.
You will be involved and hands-on in ensuring quality throughout the entire development lifecycle as the team creates groundbreaking, next-generation applications for n-tier cloud architectures.
We will expect you to be agile / to lead / to think outside the box. In return, we will give you challenging work that has an impact / opportunities to learn and grow / and a collaborative culture that encourages every member of our team to bring their point of view to the table—because that's how we help our clients succeed.
We are employing new paradigms such as cloud computing, lightweight micro services, and distributed and non-relational databases to deliver elastically scalable, globally distributed and highly resilient software services.
This is a "hands-on”, full development lifecycle role that provides an opportunity to infuse quality throughout the development lifecycle by developing and sustaining automated test harnesses that will run continuously in the CI / CD pipeline
As a key contributor, you will be required to think outside the box and bring cutting edge quality assurance and testing technology and tools in-house.
High achiever who combines ambition with humility and is happy to let their performance do the talking.
Craftsman-like approach to building software; takes pride in high quality software engineering and advocates and instills these values in others.
Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to ensure and improve quality.
A proponent of strong, collaborative, quality software engineering techniques and methods:
DevOps, agile development, continuous integration and automated testing approaches
Solid Java development or .Net Core experience.
Experience with automated testing types, tools and techniques (Unit, Functional, Load; JUnit, NUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, ReadyAPI, SoapUI, Jasmine, Karma, Enzyme, etc.).
Experience with continuous integration tools and processes (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.), agile delivery (Rally, Jira) and test-driven (TDD) or business-driven (BDD) development.
Familiarity with cloud native architectures for containerized micro services.
Familiarity with a variety of programming styles (e.g. OO, functional) and software design patterns.
Experience with RDBMS development (e.g. SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL).
Familiarity with modern front-end frameworks such as AngularJS, Backbone, React, etc.
Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, React, etc. is a strong plus.
Experience with code versioning and management, including Gi
Preferred Domain Experience and Soft Skills:
Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment.
A solid understanding of financial markets and instruments.
Experience of front office software development with an Asset Manager, Hedge fund or Investment Bank.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with business partner and leaders of varying levels.
Confident communicator; able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views .
Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented
BA/BS degree with high mathematical and computing content (e.g. Computer Science or Engineering)