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SDET – Software Developer Engineer in Test

  • Location:
    Reston, Virginia
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  • Category:
    Software Engineer
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Modis IT and Engineering currently has a Job position available for a SDET – Software Developer Engineer in Test. This Job opportunity is located in Reston, VA. This will be a contract position till June of 2018 however there is a possibility this position being contract to hire but nothing is promised.

Job Description

The Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for helping drive quality deliverables within their team. They will help their teams cultivate a quality mindset, advocating for quality while assisting engineers with software development and test automation best practices.

Work with a team to deliver consistent, quality work each sprint, meeting the teams sprint commitments
Define and create test cases based on acceptance criteria and in conjunction with best practices established by our overall SQE team
Determine test case candidates for automation, providing the appropriate validation as defined in the test case
Write automated integration and/or UI tests to be included in regression suite
Participate in executing manual test cases, where required in sprint as well as release regression testing
Review acceptance criteria and discuss with the developers to determine unit test case coverage
Actively participate in all scrum-related meetings, including but not limited to daily standups, sprint planning, grooming, and sprint reviews
Advocate for quality within cross-functional development teams
Actively work with developers on test automation best practices and update/maintain automated regression test suite
Contribute to our test frameworks and services
Coordinate testing efforts to ensure the delivery of quality features
Contribute to our long-term vision and strategy for SQE and Test Automation
Make testing an integral part of the development process.
Report bugs and follow them through the complete bug life cycle


Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field
5 - 7 years of experience testing and delivering enterprise-quality software
Experience testing middleware, mobile and web applications
5+ years of c# knowledge and experience
3+ years of demonstrable experience using API testing methods and tools (SOAPUI, Postman, Fiddler or Swagger)
Strong knowledge and experience within our tech stack: C#, .NET, TFS, VSTS, Git
Knowledge and a passion for test infrastructure and CI/CD
Knowledge and experience with writing automation tests using MSTEST Frame work
Passion for quickly shipping innovative features that are simultaneously reliable
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment
Ability to advocate for quality across functional teams
Experienced with agile methodologies and understand what it means to have a quality mindset in an agile environment
Ability to learn new technology quickly
Mobile development technologies preferred (Xamarin)
Experience with Visual Studio, NOSQL and test data management preferred

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