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Software Engineer in Test II

Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview -Disney Streaming's Growth Life QA team is seeking a Software Development Engineer in Test who will be an extraordinary addition to our team!We are building next generation of APIs for backend services that power subscriptions, promotions, partnerships, invoicing, entitlements, payments, and accounting, and as an SDET at Disney Streaming, you will play an integral role in defining test strategies, building test automation, investigating/reporting issues, and collaborating across the Engineering teams to release quality software with high confidence in the pursuit of delighting our subscribers. You will be contributing to delivering service platform enhancements to our payments and activation workflow for Disney+, ESPN+, Star+, and Hulu products. You will set up and enhance test automation frameworks and engineer efficient, scalable, and maintainable test infrastructure.The right person has a strong attention to detail, is intellectually curious, takes accountability and ownership for the definition and delivery of high-quality work. The right person also demonstrates a strong sense of collaboration in their work and professional relationships, clearly and thoughtfully communicates in their areas of expertise, identifies problems, and acts strategically to craft a solution, and empathizes with and advocates for the needs of customers. If you are someone who effectively moves between high-level concepts and low-level execution, then this is a great role for you! -Responsibilities

  • Collaborate daily with software developers, product owners, and program managers to define requirements and ensure testability
  • Develop scalable automated testing strategies and coordinate feedback from your collaborators
  • Define/implement/maintain test automation for the Payments team
  • Introduce effective quality methodologies to the Growth Life organization's automation strategies and expand/improve existing automation for the Payments team
  • Collaborate closely with partner teams to understand upstream/downstream dependencies and to facilitate development of integration/end-to-end tests
  • Contribute to the release process for the Payments team
  • Diagnose/debug/perform root cause analysis for issues in production/test environments, report defects, champion/drive/advocate for their resolution, and provide visibility/transparency into the value of your work
  • Propose regression tests to discover recurring issues and drive the tests to 'automation complete'
  • Create/maintain test data for automated testing and navigate through databases to analyse issues
  • Identify gaps and drive improvements in engineering methodologies to ensure industry-leading system quality and team efficiency
  • Apply software engineering best practices and agile approaches. Basic Qualifications
    • 2+ years of progressive experience in a software testing (SDET) and/or software development (SDE) occupation, including automated/manual testing of backend services and REST APIs
    • Proficient in object-oriented design and expertise with one of the following programming languages: Java, Python, C#, Kotlin, Scala, or similar
    • Knowledge of at least one backend test automation frameworks (E.g. REST Assured, Karate, pytest, etc.)
    • Experience working with version control software (E.g. GitHub) and issue/project tracking software (E.g. Jira)
    • Experience working with software development/debugging tools (E.g. Postman, curl, Chrome dev tools)
    • Experienced in defining/executing/maintaining test cases and experience with building out test plans for backend services
    • Experience with SQL queries, stored procedures, and data analysis/validation
    • Some experience with Jenkins or similar build tools
    • Experience with test suite/case/run management tools (E.g. qTest, TestRail, etc.)
    • Good understanding of quality-related agile methodologies and tools and validated experience using both during the SDLC
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills (E.g. whiteboarding/diagramming system behavior)
    • Proven experience demonstrating analytical skills, reporting, ownership, customer focus, and collaboration -Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Experience with Kafka, Amazon SQS, and Kinesis
      • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker, and continuous integration/delivery systems
      • Experience writing Gherkin Syntax to facilitate the development of automated test scenarios
      • Experience developing advanced mocking mechanisms (E.g. rule-based proxies and dummy-services)Required Education
        • Bachelor's degree or the foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related field #DISNEYTECH

Keywords: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, Santa Monica , Software Engineer in Test II, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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