Seattle , Washington
November 15, 2016
This organization is seeking an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test I with coding experience in Java to develop test frameworks, supporting libraries for automation, design fully automated test suites, triage test results, and maintain existing automation and test plans.

This position requires proven skill in test development and methodologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of testing within a distributed software system as well as an end-to-end understanding of common QA tools and practices. We expect the ideal candidate to scope, design, implement, and maintain tests for new projects, and to work both independently as well as in collaboration with the development staff in an agile environment.
Basic Qualifications
You have industry-leading technical abilities. You demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in the following disciplines:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
3+ years of experience developing code for automated tests using Java
Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree with 3+ years of experience in Computer Science, Software, Technology, Operations, or a related field
5+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupation-must involve supporting distributed software systems
Strong development (SDE or SDE/T) background on large projects on collaborative teams in an OO language
You show good judgment and instincts in decision-making opportunities
A basic understanding of operating system administration
Strong written and verbal communication
Proven track record for troubleshooting and problem solving common software and service-related problems
Proven ability to write and review accurate, complete support procedures; system documentation; and issue tracking entries
Proven ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment
Proven ability to work autonomously or with little guidance
You solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context and how it may apply to external teams or organizations

Tell me about your team and how this resource will fit in?
This is the Gift Cards QA team. The contractor will be part of a team of SDETs.

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for?
Automation development in Java, routine code maintenance, and software release testing and triage.

What are the must have skills you are looking for in this contingent worker?
Java coding at an SDE level. We also would like for them to have a QA background but I can train people up as long as they are willing to learn.

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email for other accommodation options.

A little about us:
TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise and IT services, enabling them to meet their business objective.

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