SDET Lead – Java JavaScript Python - Vancouver (Waterfront / Coal Harbour / Canada Place), British Columbia Canada - 33512


Job #: 33512
Title: SDET Lead – Java JavaScript Python
Job Location: Vancouver (Waterfront / Coal Harbour / Canada Place), British Columbia - Canada
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


If you are already leading a small group of SDET's and are ready to take your skills to the next level - this might be the opportunity for you!


SDET Lead – Java JavaScript Python

Our Client:

Our client is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for a very large global market.  Their product supports email, instant messaging, social media, mobile messaging, along with mobile, Outlook, and web access. 


The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is a developer who specializes in writing code to test the product. They are responsible for the overall test coverage, test code and automation frameworks within their Agile team. As a Lead, you will manage a small team of SDETs and provide direction on coding, automation and testing initiatives. You will drive growth in the team’s automation coverage including design and implementation of the test frameworks. You will be responsible for organizing the team’s testing efforts to deliver quality software releases. You will work hands-on with the code and will participate in the team’s testing activities.

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Manage performance assessments and hiring for a small team of SDETs.
  • Drive the team’s testing and automation strategies.
  • Define and organize the teams test planning for releases.
  • Design and coding of automation frameworks, tests and tools.
  • Participate in team planning and story grooming.
  • Participate in test execution, issue identification and resolution in support of the release.
  • Propose and implement improvements to automation and test processes.
  • Develop and maintain shared testing libraries.
  • Provide training, mentorship and support to other members on the team.
  • Conduct code reviews, improve and maintain quality of the automation code.
  • Document the automation framework, tools and infrastructure.



Technical Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in test development
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading a small team
  • Strong understanding of Java, Python or Javascript languages
  • Expertise applying test practices in an agile environment
  • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
  • Selenium WebDriver and JMeter
  • Junit, pytest or WebDriverIO
  • big data technology such as Hadoop, MongoDB or Kafka
  • web services technology such as REST, JSON, or Thrift
  • network protocols such as HTTP, TLS and TCP
  • continuous integration systems such as Bamboo or Jenkins
  • web technologies such as CSS3, HTML5 or Extend.JS (Sencha)
  • multi-threaded programming
  • design patterns

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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