Trimble Viewpoint has an opening for a Software Development Engineer Test (SDET) in Portland OR, This is an exciting time to join as we grow and bring new features and technologies to our award-winning construction collaboration products.
The SDET is responsible for improving the quality of software releases through automation processes and tools enhancements.
Working in an agile development environment, the QA Engineer will develop and apply customized testing methodologies to show measurable improvements to the released Viewpoint Software.
In addition, this person is responsible for automating test cases and workflows to accelerate our testing and release cycles.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
I mplement and maintain automation scripts and test automation framework
Continuously evaluate and improve defined software processes
Plan, schedule, and implement testing projects
Design and develop quality testing procedures; update and modify existing tests as necessary
Define test objectives and collaborate with the QA Team and other departments to achieve project goals
Perform complex functional, application, regression, and performance testing
Define and adhere to quality initiatives
Provide metrics and results from all testing efforts that will support business decisions related to the quality of the Viewpoint Software
Recommend and evaluate test automation and performance tools
Evangelize new automation techniques and best practices to QA team members
Provide technical leadership and perform code reviews for QA automation
Willingness and ability to quickly adapt and maintain software products and current testing technologies
Strategize and plan improvements in QA processes, tools, and best practices
Ability to accurately estimate task durations and meet schedules
Strong initiative, customer-service oriented, and commitment to ensure timely, quality solutions to customer issues
Well-organized, self-directed team player. Remains open to others’ ideas, and exhibits a willingness to try new things
Prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans
Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure quality
Present information effectively, and is capable of interpreting written technical documentation
Adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Ability to work with third-party vendors to achieve technical solutions
Demonstrate professionalism, strong English verbal and written skills, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and good judgment
Able to thrive in a highly collaborative team environment
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in software quality assurance or equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated test automation and scripting skills
Strong understanding of QA processes
Prior experience with automated test script creation
Experience in a technical leadership role
Experience in a DevOps Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery test environment
Knowledge of cloud and virtualization testing environments
Strong technical skills with a variety of business software tools
Experience with QA-related tools for requirements management, test management, and defect tracking
Preferred Qualifications :
Knowledge of Performance and Security testing tools and techniques
Familiar with microservice testing techniques
Work takes place in an office setting. It requires the ability to sit and work at a keyboard for extended periods of time and communicate with team members and other departments in person and by phone, computer, and video teleconferencing.
This position requires regular interaction with team members in an agile development environment. The ability to be present at the worksite on a core schedule that facilitates team interaction is essential to the successful performance of this job.
Viewpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE / M / F / V / D