• Type: Temp-to-Perm
  • Job #7524

Lead Developer in Test

The Goal is looking to hire a Lead Developer in Test (SDET) to own the quality of software products delivered within the software development life cycle. The Lead Developer in Test will be directing a team of other Developers in Test. Responsibilities also include developing and executing software testing components, developing automation solutions and performing manual tests throughout the SDLC.


  • Develop automation code, scripts, utilities, simulators, data generators, API/Interface testing solutions and other programmatic test tools as required to execute tests.
  • Ownership of automation architecture (Both Functional and Performance).
  • Create test plans and test strategies.
  • Lead a team of Developers in Test.
  • Champion the collaborative resolution of defects and direct internal process improvement initiatives
  • Reviews of system architecture, code and design documents.
  • Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written formats.
  • Responsible for identifying project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Possess domain expertise in the project involved.
  • Assist with adherence to technology policies and comply with all security controls.
  • Continually look for ways to innovate and improve testing process to gain efficiencies.


  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering and 5+ years of cumulative experience in software development and/or test automation.
  • Excellent understanding of testing process, test types and testing methodologies.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with object oriented design.
  • Experience with programming in Java (preferred), C++, C#, or Ruby.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of algorithms to test solutions.
  • Extensive experience with SQL and relational database design.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Extensive experience with the Unix/Linux environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of common development technologies (AJAX, J2EE/.NET, Javascript, HTML, XML/XSL, JSON, Web Services [SOAP, REST], Maven/Ant …etc.).
  • Experience using test tools such as WebDriver and JMeter.
  • Financial services industry experience preferred.

Working Conditions

  • Work is normally performed in an office environment. Occasional travel and extended hours may be required.
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