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Big Data Software Development Engineer in Test

Pearl River, New York

Syncsort is seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and experienced Software Engineer in Test to join the QA team. The Software Engineer in Test will collaborate closely with the Development team while utilizing strong automation and test skills in an Agile environment.


Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing scalable and reusable processes and automation frameworks
  • Creating, maintaining and executing test scripts for functional, system, regression, integration and performance test projects leveraging tools, such as Selenium, HP QTP, HP WinRunner, Unix Shell and SQL
  • Analyzing test results,  tracing issues and tracking defects using JIRA
  • Working closely with Development and other QA team members; continuously analyzing ways to  improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Communicating progress and issues efficiently within an Agile process  

  • 4+ years of experience in a QA Automation Engineer role creating and enhancing automation test frameworks/environments using a variety of tools, such as HP QTP,  WinRunner, Selenium, UNIX scripting and SQL
  • 5+ years of experience as a QA Engineer, Software Developer or SDET
  • Expert level with Java/C++ or other OO languages, Vbscript, Linux/Unix Shell scripting
  • Strong understanding of quality practices and ability to apply proven QA techniques, including requirement traceability, boundary value analysis and application stability/usability
  • Practical knowledge of agile processes (i.e. scrum)
  • Experience working with various test development and test management tools, including open source
  • Knowledge of source control tools, such as Git
  • Experience with Big Data technologies, such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, etc. 
  • Pluses:
  • Experience developing automation frameworks for data warehousing, ETL applications
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration and Deployment processes
  • White box testing experience
  • Mobile Test Automation Education:
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field preferred

Our Mission

To power the world's data-intensive organizations to ask the BIG questions by making the hard easy and the impossible routine.