Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

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Posted Date
02-11-2022
Job ID
23318
Job Function
Information Technology
REI City
Seattle
REI State
Washington
REI Location
Seattle HQ
Remote Eligible
Yes
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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

At REI, we believe that a life outdoors is a life well lived. As an employee of REI, you will have that REI Co-op, e opportunity to shape what it means to be a Co-op Member. REI is more than an outdoor retailer – our members engage with us in experiences, content and community, advocacy and more.

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test. The SDET is responsible for the design and the development of automated testing activities, and processes within the Quality Assurance Department including test execution, test case management, build integration and reporting. Automation covers a wide variety of enterprise applications, including but not limited to: SAP, Warehouse Management (WM), REI.com, Procurement (Procure-IT), Replenishment Systems (ASR, VTSS), and a wide variety of Membership, POS, Retail and related applications, middleware (SOAP, XML, Web Services), ETL (Enter Transform and Load) and databases.

The successful candidate will have several years of progressively difficult applications development experience which demonstrates: efficient coding practices, architectural and design ingenuity, attention to framework design, and holistic understanding of how testing can be applied in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies alike.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Having an understanding of and ability to modify test frameworks and API
  • Development of source code and execution of automated test cases and QA processes that ensure quality throughout our release schedule
  • Executing automation test strategy that promotes best automation approach (API and/or UI), and developing toolsets to enhance manual test efforts for all projects.
  • Contributing to overall testing strategy including manual and performance testing efforts
  • Having an understanding and contributing to processes for continuous integration, Test Management and Reporting for Automated Suites
  • Identifying risks, opportunities and work items for process and test automation
  • Interfacing with development team to ensure sufficient test coverage upstream in JUnit and other unit test tools in support of TDD best practices
  • Developing code, techniques and processes to test middleware, including: ETL, ESB, Web Services, SOAP, and XML
  • Self-directing, as demonstrated by setting effective goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work
  • Executing effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals

Bring your passion and expertise
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or related field
  • 2-5 years’ experience in OO design patterns and coding best practices – mainly in Java development (Windows, Unix, Linux and MAC)
  • Experienced in developing programmatic, object-oriented test automation framework within Agile/Scrum, and waterfall environments
  • Design, develop and maintain automated test suites (UI and API) through a variety of tools (Selenium, JUnit)
  • Exposure to Build-Test infrastructure e.g. Jenkins
  • Proven expertise in engineering best practices in Unit, functional and non-functional testing
  • Experience creating and executing testing strategies for systems.
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations.
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization.
  • Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals
As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

The pay for this role is: $65,000 to $127,500 per year  
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$65,000 to $127,500 per year
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