- Quality assurance
- Continuous integration
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SDET's are core delivery team members responsible for the validation of functional and nonfunctional requirements implemented by a team. They are responsible for decomposing the functional and technical requirements created by Product Owners and Systems Analysts into test scripts. SDET's raise defects as issues are identified and support the remediation process with teams.
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Defines the testing strategy and approach to validate new or enhanced functionality implemented by teams.
Collaborates with team members to decompose functional and nonfunctional requirements into test scripts and scenarios.
Determines test dependencies including QA test environment, QA tools, training, build and deployment plans, intra-team dependencies, and communication processes.
Creates and executes manual and automated test scripts to validate the acceptance criteria defined within the epics and user stories implemented by team members.
Develops manual test cases for all functional and non-functional requirements; and collaborates with development team members to identify candidates for test case automation.
Identifies risks impacting the timely delivery of a given product; and collaborates with team members to prepare mitigation strategies.
Executes smoke, functional, integration, and non-functional test scripts as part of the product/application delivery lifecycle.
Collaborates with team members to investigate the root cause of failed manual or automated test scripts.
Creates defects with detailed information pertaining to the failed test case/scenario with supporting documentation (screenshots, environment details, log files, etc.).
Collaborates with team members to identify existing manual and automated test scripts that will be impacted through the development of new features and capabilities.
Shares feedback with the team members pertaining to the quality of sprint deliverables during retrospectives.
Manages the remediation of defects raised throughout the development lifecycle; and creates supporting quality reports that are shared with stakeholders.
Collaborates with product team members (e.g., Product Owners, System Analysts) to define the automating testing approach/strategy for a given product/application.
Develops testing protocols and standards to improve end-to-end testing outcomes and shares and adopts best practices with the center of excellence (CoE) and other Quality Engineers.
Creates test data to support the execution of functional and nonfunctional testing activities.
Develops and executes automated test scripts to accelerate team velocity through the reduction of manual testing efforts.
Maintains the automated testing suite and accompanying framework for a given product.
Collaborates with team members (e.g., DevOps Engineers, Systems Architects) to incorporate new automated test scripts into the continuous integration pipeline.
Shares test automation practices with engineers to promote “shift left” testing disciplines and practices (incorporate testing earlier in development) within a team.
Computer Science degree or experience working in IT Quality Assurance and Test Automation.
Experience with UI and/or API test automation development.
Proven track record for independently delivering complex, multi-platform solutions as part of a team.
Experience working on a team while independently owning and ensuring customer-focused, high-quality functionality.
Able to effectively track, communicate, and problem-solve for multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
Experience with Korber Highjump and/or Descartes Route Planning is a plus.
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