Lead Software Development Engineer in Test

Global Relay (Vancouver BC, Canada) 17 hours ago

As a Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), you oversee testing resources on a small, highly focused team responsible for delivery of highly scalable and robust services within Global Relay’s platform. You are responsible to ensure appropriate and efficient testing strategies are applied in your areas of responsibility, with a focus on shift-left testing principles. You will drive continual improvement in your team’s automation frameworks and coverage while mentoring other SDETs in the team on industry leading test practices. You will guide and participate hands-on in the team’s testing efforts to ensure quality of coverage, quality of code and quality of delivery.

Your Job:

  • 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

About You:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in test development
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading a small team
  • Strong understanding of Java, C#, Python or Javascript languages
  • Expertise applying test practices in an agile environment
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, MSTest or pytest
  • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
  • Testing backend systems or APIs
  • Testing web applications with Selenium WebDriver
  • Testing performance with JMeter or similar tools
  • Web services technology such as REST, JSON or Thrift
  • Big data technology such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Kafka or SQL
  • Network principles and protocols such as HTTP, TLS and TCP
  • Continuous integration systems such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Continuous delivery concepts

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the global financial sector. We deliver services to 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, mobile messaging, and more – with mobile, Outlook, and web access.

Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in eight other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.

Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association (2016)
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers (2014, 2015)
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2014)
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2013, 2016)
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies (2013 - present)
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership (2014, 2018)

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.

To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.

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