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Software Development Engineer in Test, SDET
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Software Development Engineer in Test, SDET

Location: San Francisco, CA- Unites States

Job ID: 18WD30354

Position Overview

The Digital Help & Experience team is looking for SDET to join a team whose efforts are part of the digital transformation of the company. As a part of this effort, we are seeking an energetic, motivated and experienced SDET with strong Java, test framework development skills and in-depth knowledge of QA processes and tools. The candidate should have a passion for quality and should be able to work closely with product owners, developers, architects and Quality Engineers in a highly collaborative environment. Our environment consists of SaaS based Web applications (J2EE (OSGi); PHP; Drupal), optimized for consumption in browsers, mobile browsers, mobile applications, and Autodesk desktop software components; in a service-oriented architecture using Rest and SOAP APIs running on Linux on Amazon cloud.

As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through an unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In addition to designers, architects, engineers, and media and entertainment professionals, Autodesk helps students, educators, and casual creators unlock their creative ideas through user-friendly applications.


* Define vision, goals, strategy and execution of test automation process
* Utilize, maintain, update existing Java-based Automation Test Framework which uses - Java, Selenium 2.0 Web driver, TestNG, Maven, RestAssured
* Develop and add automated functional and regression tests in existing test framework
* Automate testing of RESTful Web Services and Web UI
* Integrate test automations with automated build and continuous integration process
* Ability to adapt to short sprint cycles (2-4 weeks) and experience in the full software lifecycle from design to deployment
* Investigate failed automation tests and report issues in bug tracking system as appropriate
* Build, maintain and grow test automation infrastructure
* Help build and maintain systems of continuous integration
* Define and lead performance test implementation
* Providing test coverage analysis based on automation results
* Participate in product and feature design reviews with developers
* Create home-grown tools and scripts to facilitate and support ad-hoc testing
* Train and mentor junior Quality engineers in automating functional and regression test suites
* Advocate and promote a strong culture for testing and outstanding software quality

Minimum Qualifications

* 5 years of Java-based test automation experience
* Experience with QA automation, QA processes, and reports
* Successful history of implementing automated functional and regression based test frameworks utilizing open source tools Selenium 2.0/Java/ Test NG/JUnit ( white box )
* Good understanding of Object Oriented design and implementation using Java
* Strong understanding of automated testing for web based API such as Rest and web services
* Experience using tools such as Apache Maven/ANT/Jenkins/Hudson
* Knowledge of UNIX/LINUX scripting and command-line troubleshooting background
* Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum) and Test Driven Development (TDD)
* Experience with tools such as web monitoring, code coverage, memory tools
* Experience with CI/CD
* Experience with JSON, XML, HTML, CSS and Regular Expressions

Preferred Qualifications

* Load and performance testing using open source tools such as JMeter or LoadUI
* Experience with mobile testing automation using Appium
* Experience with unit testing and using swagger
* Having knowledge of JavaScript testing framework (Jest, Mocha etc.)
* Keen interest in new technologies and adopt them quickly

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.


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