Software Development Test Engineer II

Sallie Mae Inc Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 2 months ago

Software Development Test Engineer II

Indianapolis, IN

Who we are:

Sallie Mae is proud to help Americans aspiring to create the life they want-whether that means helping them make college happen, or something more. Our colleagues across departments and across the country are united in our passion and our customer-first approach. Whether you want to join a growing company, be part of an agile workforce, or gain new skills-you're in the right place.

What You'll Contribute:

The ideal candidate gets excited about making certain the user experience is the best possible. The strength of an engineer is the ability to create documentation, creatively improve the software development and QA process, and the finely-honed ability to break software in unexpected ways. Candidates must be innovative, creative, flexible, self-directed, and understand quality assurance procedures and methodologies.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and build automation frameworks and tests for Sales Force CRM test suites

  • Develop and maintain tools for automation tracking and reporting

  • Maintain and update automated test systems as functionality changes

  • Collaborate with agile teams to identify approach, dependencies, tasks, opportunities for optimizations and automation

  • Continually improve your craft as a software engineer by learning and leveraging the latest design patterns, principles and technology

  • Attend training, participate in Communities of Practice (CoPs), and read related materials to stay ahead of the technology curve

What You Need to Succeed:

Being focused on our customer helps us to deliver a lasting impression and instill trust. Through collaboration and teamwork, we are able to communicate effectively across departments leading to better decision quality. We hold ourselves to the highest standards ensuring accountability in all we do to deliver on our mission and shared values.

What You Bring:

  • 3-5 years experience as a full-time software developer or QA developer

  • 2+ years of Functional testing experience on Salesforce CRM application

  • 2+ years of experience in test strategy, test design and reporting

  • 2+ years of test automation in frameworks like - Selenium, Appium, Serenity, Robot Framework

  • Experience in working with functional testing and automated & manual testing QA teams

  • Understanding of building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies

  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and experience working in Agile methodologies

  • Experience or education in Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD) or Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)

  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with peers and management

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable and highly available application

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools: git

  • Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • College Degree or equivalent work experience

Extra Credit:

  • Programming experience multiple scripting and programming languages and supporting technologies such as Reagent/React, Clojure/Clojurescript, AWS Lambda, Java, Python, R, Ruby, Go, bash, Swift, Beanstalk

  • Experienced in the development of automated Sales Force UI and workflow testing

  • Hands on experience with functional programming languages

  • Software architecture experience

  • Test driven development (TDD)

  • Experience with Event Driven and event sourced architectures leveraging microservices

  • Experience designing/developing robust API's for mission critical, high volume systems. (RESTful, GraphQL)

  • Experience working in financial services industry, regulated compliance environment

  • Exposure/experience in property based testing

  • One or more unit testing frameworks NUnit, xUnit.net, PyUnit / unittest, Junit, Test::Unit., RSpec

  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks

  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing test harnesses

What You'll Get at Sallie Mae:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Healthcare Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision plans)

  • Financial Well-being: 401(k) company match, employee stock purchase plan, and basic life insurance and short-term disability are provided to employees at no cost

  • Work/Life Balance: Paid time off, time off to volunteer, and tuition reimbursement. In addition, after 6 months of employment, primary caregivers receive 12 weeks of 100% fully paid time off and secondary caregivers are eligible for 4 weeks of 100% fully paid time off, for birth or adoption

  • Wellness: Fitness centers/gym subsidies, free Fitbits with step challenges, and wellness education

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