Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

  • Location: Minnetonka, MN
  • Job #: 16775
  • Job Type: Direct Hire
  • Category: Programmer/Analyst

Position Overview:

  • Automation Infrastructure - 60% As a Subject Matter Expert, own the overall technical roadmap of automation solutions in collaboration with development and QA teams Author and present to leadership innovative, value-driven, test process improvements that would help maximize testing efficiency and increase product quality Experience building, establishing, enhancing and maintaining test automation frameworks Be research savvy and a subject matter expert of current industry-wide quality and test processes, tools and technologies Experience with Continuous Integration and/or Continuous Deployment
  • Project Delivery - 20% Lead and manage the automation efforts and resources across multiple projects Provide regular updates of all automation projects Recognizes under-performing projects, resources constraints, determine and drive solutions Ability to provide value justification for resource additions; technology and/or people
  • Leadership - 20% Act as a trusted advisor to management, perform assessments, develop solutions and drive forward innovation to lead the automation infrastructure strategy, creating accountability to ensure that the automation goals are met Eagerness to lead and mentor less experienced team members; QA best practices, technical training and guidance, prioritization, problem-solving, and value proposition Business acumen; understand business needs, ability to apply business value to automation efforts Proactively build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders A leader that has the ability to strategically balance a broad range of tasks and priorities Ability to make the important trade-offs between perfection and complexity


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math preferred, or equivalent technical experience accepted 10+ years’ experience in software testing or related field 5+ years’ experience architecting test automation frameworks
  • Experience with object-oriented programming; python preferred
  • Experience testing Internet Of Things (IoT)
  • Experience with embedded software testing
  • A passion for quality assurance and automation
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing, implementing and documenting software test automation frameworks
  • Tenacity and technical brilliance to provide highly-credible leadership to the automation team
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team to have accountability toward accomplishing set goals
  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills and to fluidly change context and priorities based on changing business needs
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude that understands the importance of strong team collaboration and communicates