Sr. Automation SDET Engineer IV in Cranberry Township, PA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/4/2022

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JobID: 387336

Johnson Service Group is seeking a Sr. Automation SDET Engineer IV for a 12 month contract assignment. 

Engineer IV, Software - Test

The Engineer IV, Software - Test is an experienced professional who participates in leading, creating and extending quality practices throughout the customer’s products. This person applies their practical and theoretical knowledge from Computer Science and previous experience in Healthcare or a related industry. This person works as part of a team to design and develop effective test strategies and tools as well as maintain l current portfolio. You use your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products.


  • Participate in all test aspects of the product development lifecycle from gathering requirements to functional, system and regression testing.
  • Create and review test cases to maximize potential for automated test execution
  • Implement programmatic tests at varying scope (component integration, system integration, performance…)
  • Effectively isolate and analyze defects providing detailed steps and conditions or defect reproduction.
  • Design and implement tools and frameworks to simplify test development, including simulators/mocks and data generators including integration into our CI platform.
  • Provide peer feedback in design and code reviews
  • Assess, evaluate, and lead the usage of new tools and testing methodologies
  • Identify best practices for test creation and proper test layer to balance test effectiveness, test speed, and maintainability.
  • Works on a single scrum team but leads technical excellence via pull request revies for all other test engineers.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong programming experience in one or more object-oriented languages
  • Experience in creating automation tests and leveraging test frameworks interfacing with:
    • RESTful services
    • Message Queues
    • Relational Databases
    • Web Applications
  • Understanding of TDD, BDD, and data-driven test practices
  • Experience testing and validating SaaS based solutions at scale.
  • Passionate about mentoring junior engineers.
  • A can-do attitude and ability to make a positive impact on our culture
  • Ability to always put the customer first.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; may consider relevant experience in lieu of a degree
  • 8+ years’ experience in software engineering with a degree; 12+ years’ experience in software engineering in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ Years’ experience leading software automation testing: white & black box, functional, and system testing.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other engineering fields of study
  • 4+ Years’ experience in writing test automation
  • 2+ Years' experience with UI test tools
  • 2+ Years' experience in web and native mobile app testing tools
  • 2+ Years' experience interfacing with CI/CD tools
  • 2+ Years’ experience in designing end to end test automation for Big Data and Cloud applications
  • 2+ Years’ experience in cloud technologies like CloudFront, Kubernetes, Docker, VPC, Octopus, etc.
  • 2+ Years' experience creating performance and scalability tests using JMeter, BlazeMeter
  • 2+ Years’ experience with automation testing of microservices and Restful API's
  • 1+ Years’ Healthcare or pharmaceutical experience working with interfaces such as HL7, FHIR. EDI and working with PHI

Work Conditions:

  • Onshore/Remote environment.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.


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