SDET (Java Developer / Test Automation)

Job Title:

SDET (Java Developer / Test Automation)


Owings Mills, MD


up to 24 months

Job Description:

We are looking for a SDET to provide mentorship and expertise in technologies and processes for Quality Assurance (QA) and Testing. He/She provides expertise for our client’s key business functions and supporting technologies:

• Develops and creates test ware (e.g., deliverables, plans, environment, data set-up, test cases, etc.) to ensure project test requirements are met

• Provides QA and testing input into business decisions and participates in project risk assessment reviews to increase efficiencies and to reduce risk

• Executes tests and reviews results to ensure requirements and objectives are met

• Identifies tasks and methods that can be automated to ensure resources are maximized

• Remains current in test automation technology and software capabilities to ensure efficient utilization of resources

• Remains current with industry trends, emerging technology and best practices within the testing discipline to disseminate updated knowledge throughout the organization


• Solid background in java development, will be required to take an assessment upon interview.

• Ability to perform testing on high to very high complexity projects and provide guidance, training, and mentoring

• Proven mastery of software testing including test strategies, test plans, and test execution

• Technical depth to create and run test scripts that cover a wide variety of scenarios such as smoke, functional, regression, endurance, and performance testing

• Excellent background in foundational concepts of testing, software development lifecycle (SDLC) and testing practices throughout SDLC

• Experience with creating automated tests with Selenium using Java programming language.

• Experience and strong understanding of automation tools such as Selenium, SoapUI, JMeter

• Experience building and developing test automation for APIs and Web Services using http protocol, JSON and XML

• Experience testing contents for web/mobile

• Ability to create tests of Java code logic using Junit and other Java testing frameworks

• Experience with test creation using scripting languages such as Groovy and Griddle

• Experience with test data set up using SQL

• Experience with front end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

• Experience with version control tools such as Git and SVN

• Driven to improve current state by developing or leveraging internal or external innovations

• Excellent collaboration skills to partner with Developers, Test Engineers and Business Analysts to execute against established test plans and timelines

• Ability to work independently or collaboratively with others in team environment

• Possesses ability to use effective facilitation skills and techniques to elicit requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders and group size

• Possesses effective influencing and negotiating skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project and SharePoint

• College degree and 2 years of related work experience, or Associate degree and 4 years related work experience, or High School diploma/equivalent and 6 years related work experience


• Experience with Agile Scrum framework and test automation in CI/CD

• Experience with test automation for software products deployed in a cloud or hybrid environment utilizing cloud service platforms such as AWS

• College degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related field preferred

• Six or more years of technology and software testing work experience.

• Three or more years of relevant experience working with HP testing suite

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