Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (Remote)

Pearson Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (remote) - ( 2111347 )


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As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE ( validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers' high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

Are you a problem solver with a desire to develop, automate and test? We're in need of a creative and passionate Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) on a high performing agile software development team. You'll work with a dynamic team comprising of Quality Engineers, Developers, Business System Analysts, and Software Project Managers and report to the Product Engineering Manager. You'll be asked to test software using an automation framework, create reports, perform software analysis, perform functional, regression and performance testing, apply black box and white box testing techniques and become a subject matter expert in your teams' owned applications. You will also be asked to lead the testing automation best practices group and work to enhance and expand the testing frameworks and tools.


  • Create, review and execute feature test cases within the automation framework (Selenium with Gauge framework in Java)

  • Collaborate with developers and quality engineers to enhance regression coverage and maintain the automated regression suit

  • Create, enhance, maintain testing utilities as needed

  • Demonstrate leadership and mentoring capabilities with SDETs and other team members

  • Review, create and execute manual test cases

  • Create defects and keep the storyboard up to date

  • Establish and follow industry standard automation testing methodology

  • Identify process improvements, conduct gap and root-cause analysis, and make recommendations for efficiency to peers and management.

  • Actively participate in Agile development, testing and CI/CD methodologies

#LI-POST Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology experience

  • 6 years minimum Java development

  • 4 years programmatic integration with relational database systems (SQL Server)

  • Experience in automation of web service APIs (REST/SOAP)

  • Experience in automation of web, mobile device, localization, accessibility and security

  • Experience in creating and socializing QA and Automation best practices

  • Experience performing software evaluations and proof of concept activities

  • Experience in CI/CD environment (TeamCity)

  • 3 years Agile experience

  • Ability to test front end and back-end solutions

  • Experience in running Test Strategy reviews

  • Experience in performing code and test case reviews

  • Experience with test-driven development

  • Desire to expand knowledge in many development languages, applications, and tools

  • Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and tools, business domains and technical applications

  • Must have strong time management skills - including ability to plan, set priorities, adapt to change, work well under pressure, and meet established timelines

  • Must have a positive and energetic demeanor

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Experience with Splunk monitoring

  • Experience with New Relic Synthetics & Insights

  • Experience with SikuliX API

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Other Locations : US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations :



Job : Technology

Organization : Assessments VUE

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Sep 14, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2111347

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