Software Engineer, SDET

Comcast Austin, TX

About the Job

Business Unit:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.






Job Summary:



Positions within the Software Development in Test (SDET) job family are responsible for validating product quality by looking into the quality of the codebase itself The SDET is focused on writing code that will be executed in an automated and repeatable fashion which will reduce manual testing efforts and increase code quality and consistency.





Responsible for developing and maintaining code that validates front-end, middleware, and database systems, using the latest tools and languages. Provide input into various software development lifecycle stages.



Partners with software engineers to build coding automation efficiencies, and requires strong coding skills in common languages with which to develop automated tests.



Works independently with minimal-to-no supervision while also demonstrating the ability to lead projects and initiatives autonomously. OR Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as resource for colleagues with less experience.





Core Responsibilities:



- Write automated test code that allows for repeatable, reliable testing solutions to test the wide functionality of products and software. 50%



- Create Automated Testing documentation, including Test Cases,Test Plans, Test Summary Reports, etc 20%



- Executes automated test scripts, and reports out results to team. 5%



- Analyze broken test cases and diagnose and repair to working order. 5%



- Assists in providing guidance and mentorship for junior-level SDET's. Provides technical leadership and consultation with regards to practices, procedures and techniques. 5%



- Perform code reviews of automation scripts and front-end codebases. 5%



- Maintain automation codebase in a version control system (GIT, SVN). 5%



- Create simple SQL queries for validation of databases. 5% (case specific)



- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.



- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.



- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.





Job Requirements and Skills:



5+ years of professional programming experience, QA/test automation experience preferred.



Knowledge in most of: HTML5, XML, CSS 3, Javascript, Jquery, AJAX, web standards, browser compatibility/workarounds, accessibility laws and development techniques, HTTP and RESTful web services, Java



Experience with Code Quality Governance related tools, such as, Gerrit, Sonar, Cobertura, JIRA, etc.



Experience with Cucumber, RSpec, Jenkins, Bamboo,Capybara, Selenium, and similar technologies



Working experience with middleware development (services/database), data integration and comparing data using web service endpoints



Experience in creating, executing and debugging automated testing scripts using programming languages such as Python, Ruby and Java.



Experience building web applications in Java and / or Ruby



Experience with Agile Methodologies preferred



vCloud/vSphere knowledge



Advanced Bash/Shell Scripting



Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus



Understanding ofMicroservices a plus



Experience withDocker a plus



Familiarity with any short range wireless technologies: Zigbee, Zwave, Thread a plus



Working experience using off the shelf tools such as Parasoft



Working knowledge with REST APIs, verifying HTTP responses, methods, headers, etc.



Working experience on Windows and Linux platforms for both GUI and command line interfaces.



Use of relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, or MySQL (both querying and use of dataset as scripting object) using tools like SQL Developer, TOAD etc, preferred.



Experience with internet test tools such as Jira, Juniper, and Eclipse etc.



Creative, self-motivated team player willing to take the lead to develop cutting-edge innovative solutions.



Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to collaborate as part of a team.



Curiosity to learn the newest techniques and technologies.



- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.



- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.





Education Level:-Bachelors Degree or Equivalent



Field of Study:-Engineering, Computer Science



Years Experience:-Generally requires 5-8 years related experience






Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer