SDET - Business Services in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/10/2021

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Job Description

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Heredia, Costa Rica
TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.
The Software Development Engineer in Test is a developer with software programming experience, and a passion for quality, validation, and verification.  The candidate will assist us in continuous integration by championing a high level of quality in our deliverables and by developing/designing test frameworks, fixtures, and best practices.  A passion for analysis and problem solving is required, along with strong technical skills and raw intellectual ability.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Create and manage automated testing suites including unit tests, integration tests, and UI tests.
  • Ensure new features are appropriately tested prior to release.
  • Create, automate and execute test plans that generate artifacts to validate proper functioning of the app, and also provide quality-related metrics.
  • Learn and understand how customers use the app to write tests that validate the customer’s expectations.
  • Identify, document, and track defects. Verify defect fixes with test cases.
  • Champion software and code quality issues within the team. Developers write tests too, but our test engineer is completely focused on quality.
  • Provide guidance to the rest of the team on designing for testability.
  • Collaborate with other teams to learn from them and share ideas around automation/testing.
  • Research and apply emerging test tools, trends and methodologies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Required:
  • Broad knowledge of Rest APIs
  • Experience with advanced Selenium/WebDriver and postman/newman testing
  • Ability to translate user stories and requirements into test cases
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to adapt and learn
  • One or more scripting languages suitable for automation such as Powershell, Bash or Python
  • Continuous build integration tools (GitLab CI, Azure DevOps, TeamCity, etc.)
  • Source control management system (Git, SVN, Mercurial, etc.)
  • Familiarity with containerization software such as Docker
  • Experience with Cloud Providers like AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, HTTP, REST, WebSocket, etc.)
  • Debug tools (curl, Postman, Fiddler, Wireshark, Chrome Developer Tools, etc.)
Preferred:
  • Agile Development
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Object Oriented Development methodologies
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • 2+ years application testing or developing
  • Experience with Agile Development preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce is desired