Senior Software Development Engineer in Test
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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Aliso Viejo, CA
Have a passion for automation? Want to work at a company where customers have real excitement for the products you help create? At PlayStation, we are seeking engineers to join a global initiative in robust test automation and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment systems.
We are looking for a Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test who can help ensure we're able to continue to grow our capabilities without negative impact to our passionate user base.
What You'll Do
- Set up test frameworks, and help teams set up automation infrastructure
- Develop and implement standard methodologies for automation, continuous build and deploy, automated testing, multi-functional end-to-end testing, including device testing, and performance testing
- Work with globally distributed teams to engage early and provide continuous delivery of high quality software products that delight Sony customers
- Manage, monitor, and provide mentorship to in-house and offshore automation engineers
- Manage, and monitor various Jenkins Jobs and report statuses
- Identify and act on opportunities to improve the QA process
- Expand testing and automation across teams to promote ownership of quality
- Work with console developers to ensure that all features and bug fixes come with automated test coverage
- Maintain and improve existing Python based automation framework
- Assist with production deployment support and post release
- Report, track and verify defects
This Role Will Require Knowledge Of
- Testing – the study and practice a variety of test techniques and methodologies, and are familiar with prominent voices in the online testing community
- Test automation – an interest in test automation to a level where you can discuss the pros and cons of various automation approaches. To support this, you also have working knowledge of a modern programming language
- Agile software development – understand the common methodologies and can articulate how a strong tester can best support their team in that context
- Mentoring – you love to share knowledge and are good at it. Comfortable training a new team member on the features you are responsible for testing, demonstrating interesting tools and techniques you have found to be effective to your team
- Performance - passionate about application performance and care about application load time, perceived performance and user retention
- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
- 7+ years of experience in building and executing test plans and test cases.
- 5+ years or equivalent experience in advanced UI automation for web/mobile applications
- Shown experience writing automated tests in Python, Java Script or any other Programming Language
- Practical experience using development and deployment tools:Git, Jenkins, Docker
- Experience with Selenium or Appium
- Knowledge and experience testing APIs and Service Oriented architecture
- Experience with at least one modern web application framework, preferably React
- Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to estimate effort and size of features
- Experience with agile development methodologies and TDD processes
- Experience using source control (esp. Git) and bug tracking systems in a team environment
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Location: Irvine, CADate posted: 2021-12-11