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Software Development Engineer in Test
Horsham, PA  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on September 23, 2023
Job Id #64380 Posted September 13, 2023

Projects the candidate will be working on:                                                                 
  • The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care.
  • And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs.
  • Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these customers.
  • In this Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) role, you will support the medical claims application based on the java micro-services platform.
  • Responsible for the design, development, and testing of the applications, but you will work closely with a cross functional team of application architects, quality automation engineers, performance engineers and IT DevOps in a scaled agile environment and expected to provide innovative solutions, mentor teammates and defend the ideas that you propose.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to evaluate new tools and techniques and strategies while driving organizational efficiencies.
Team and Team size:
  • Our scrum team sizes vary currently depending on functionality/need as we are in the closing stages of the program.
  • Our targeted team size / composition is: 1 Product Owner, 1 Scrum Master, 1 Tech Lead Developer, 3 Developers, 1 Test Lead SDET, 3 SDETS, and 1 System Analyst.
Top Responsibilities:
  • We value innovation and ideation. We value diversity of thought. We value curiosity and eagerness. We value commitment to life-long learning.
  • We value the ability to provide a consultative approach to achieve high quality outputs. We value the ability to seek out multiple sources to gather information and formulate a best course of actions.
  • We value the ability to continuously incorporate feedback into improving solutions. We value the ability to consider the customer experience in all aspects of decisions and actions
  • Participates in the application technical design process with the Application Architects on development projects.
  • Ensures and contributes to testability of requirements and/or user stories and defects.
  • Clarifies ambiguities in requirements, user stories, design and other artifacts produced as part of the product lifecycle
  • Develops, implements and maintains quality and test procedures, processes and best practices for quality.
  • Develops and maintains test plan and test cases with associated test data based upon functional requirements.
  • Identifies test automation opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Builds mocks and stubs as needed
  • Oversees automated tests integration into the Continuous Delivery Pipeline.
  • Manages and grooms the automated and manual test suites regularly to ensure proper balance between coverage and fast feedback cycles.
Required Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience developing test automation or combination of development and test experience using Selenium Webdriver, JUnit, TestNG or similar tools
  • 2+ years of JAVA programming experience
  • 3+ years of experience with agile methodologies
  • 2+ years of experience with Acceptance Test Driven development with Cucumber, Gherkin is required
  • Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) Skills in java web based platform is required.
  • Experience using Service Virtualization (DevTest) or equivalent
  • Hands on experience on test automation of APIs (SOAP and REST services)
  • Hands on experience with test automation of Batch Jobs
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment like Jenkins for executing automated tests to support continuous testing in an agile mindset
  • Proficient with developer tools, such as Eclipse/Intellij and git/github for developing on the Java stack
  • Experience automating build processes, application deployments and continuous integration system like Jenkins
  • Ability to work independently within a quickly changing environment with strict deadlines
  • Experience with unit testing and test driven methodologies using Selenium and JUnit
  • Strong communication collaboration and influencing skills to drive change
Preferred Skills:
  • Possesses capability to work multi platforms
  • Implements solutions to address issues and ensures efficient and consistent solutions
  • Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to achieve business outcomes
  • Is able to break complex topics into meaningful chunks of information
  • Can proactively identify patterns in issues and researches root cause to improve overall quality
  • Translates the mission, vision, values, and strategy into a team plan of goals and means, and then execute the plan at or above standard.
  • Builds, maintains, and strengthens teams, leading to reliable and consistent high performance.
  • Works productively and effectively in all directions --up, down, sideways, inside and outside -- to get great things done.
  • Sources, acquires, onboards, deploys, releases, and develops talent
  • Communicates critical information up the chain; speak up effectively on critical issues.
  • Is on the lookout for in-team innovative opportunities and contribute to the overall initiatives of the enterprise.
  • Is an exemplar of the mission, values, culture, and philosophy of the enterprise.
  • Is effective and efficient in the use of resources.
  • Is an early adopter and supporter of changes.
  • Is open to personal growth and development, and inspire others to do the same.
  • Has line of sight to the settings in which teams exist. Foresee opportunities, barriers, and obstacles. Appreciate the role of the team in the bigger context.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or higher
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Team leadership experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations and demos of software deliverables.
  • Experience in / knowledge of large scale direct to consumer web techniques

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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