Automation/SDET Test Engineer 

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Hybrid, Onsite



|Job ID 67358|Posted Jul 2, 2024
• Works with diverse technologies to design, build (code), test, and implement solutions for existing and new systems within the boundaries of existing standards, processes, or operational plans.
• Collaborates with business areas to identify application development solutions, enhance new or existing applications, and to integrate purchased or System solutions to meet business requirements.
• Develop and deliver automated software quality assurance testing. This includes test planning, test execution, and test management to ensure solutions meet defined requirements and assisting less experienced QA Automation Engineers with the tasks. Test services provided for both existing cypress code and new development.
• Ensure appropriate testing and monitoring tools/technologies are employed accordingly with the test objectives/project team requirements by contributing to the implementation of tools and techniques.
• Develop, maintain and execute automated and manual test scripts for requirement validation, integration, regression, performance and usability testing, and advise less experienced team members in the creation of their scripts.
• Create reusable test components, both application dependent and independent.
• Notify Project Team of defects and seeks resolution.
• Engage in technical discussions during refinement of user stories to ensure automated test plans are viable for creation and implementation.
• Implement strategies and practices to manage the creation and execution of test data in end-to-end test automation.
• Create test artifacts, including test plans, business test scenarios and requirements traceability matrices for assigned projects and advise less experienced developers with the creation of these artifacts.
• Build and maintain strong partnerships with product owners, developers, Scrum Masters, and Project Managers as well as 9th District and National IT testing teams.
• Ensure testing is focused on the delivery of quality software while meeting agreed upon test completion dates/milestones.
• Follow quality assurance standards and track quality assurance activities and compliance requirements.
• Assists in research, evaluates, and recommends solutions, identifies ways to reuse existing code, and designs prototypes using current or emerging technologies.
• Participates in technology initiative projects of low to moderate complexity which may include new development, purchased solutions, and other automation efforts.
• Contributes to the implementation of cloud services and integrations with in-house applications and systems.
• Provides technical training, information, and technical expertise to other automation and business area staff and management, as necessary.
• Perform QE lead responsibilities as and when needed by the project which would include attending refinements, estimations, performing code reviews etc..
• May receive work direction from Senior developers.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; major or coursework in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (MIS) preferred.
• 5+ years of experience
• Proven technical competence in one or more industry standard application development language, framework, pattern or platform required.
• Ability to work effectively in an Enterprise Agile and DevOps team environment required. Position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills, combined with creative thinking and ability to work on abstract concepts.
• Must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively across the team.
• At least 3 years of working experience in Cypress
• Must be a U.S. Citizen

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $83 - $96 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. 

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.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.