Randstad Software Development Engineer in Test in Boston, Massachusetts

Software Development Engineer in Test

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job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$65 - $70 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, October 10, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:581338

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We are looking for an SDET who will Design, Develop, Code and Execute test plans, scenarios, scripts or procedures. To be successful you will require strong coding skills, analytical skill and problem-solving skills. Additional requirements include strong communication both written and verbal as well as experience working in a high-performance agile team with a high degree of self-organization and collaboration.

In this role, you will be required to:

  • Identify gaps in testing processes and design/develop solutions for applying testing best-practices.

  • Test system modifications or new development to prepare for implementation. Develop both manual and automated testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, security and usability.

  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.

  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

  • Identify, analyze and document problems with program function, output, online screen or content.

  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.

  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required with 5+ years' experience required in software design and software programming.

  • Experience with software architecture, specifically asynchronous/eventually-consistent design.

  • Strong, practical and hands-on experience with automated testing tools and technologies.

  • Strong understanding of all types of testing and testing best-practices/processes.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to demonstrate core knowledge and proficiency in any modern coding language (Java/Kotlin preferred).

  • Knowledge of AWS a plus. Additional skills and tool knowledge a plus.

  • Experience or knowledge of agile software development methodologies a plus.

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent critical thinking and logic skills a plus.