Software Development in Test (SDET)

Posted on 26 May 23 by Wendi Meiser

  • Owings Mills, MD
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Software Development in Test (SDET)


Owings Mills, MD (2 days onsite, 3 days remote. Must be onsite day 1)


Compass Pointe has partnered with a global financial company that is looking for a Software Development in Test. The main function of a SDET is to design, develop, and implement automation test framework.

A typical day may involve:

  • Coding tasks to build or enhance developer tools.
  • Research and POC work.
  • Working with other engineers to solve quality issues.


  • Design, develop, document, and maintain automated tests and in-house software utilities.
  • Adhere to established software engineering best practices and standards.
  • Suggest improvements for processes, best practices, and standards.
  • Gather and analyze requirements to develop automation test scenarios.
  • Identify opportunities to improve maintainability of automation platform.
  • Understand and apply test driven design concepts to test and debug automated solutions and software utilities developed by self and others.
  • Deliver accurate and maintainable code for test automation and software utilities.


  • BS/BA or equivalent education or experience
  • 3+ years of software automation
  • Proven experience in Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Hands on experience creating test plan, test scenarios, and execute tests.
  • Hands on experience with crafting and maintaining testing frameworks like Selenium (TestNG), JMeter, Postman
  • Strong knowledge a programming language such as C#, Java or Java Script
  • Good understanding of web services testing and familiarity with Rest Assured.
  • Good understanding of Jenkins as CI Tool and configuration
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Highly collaborative individual with ability to influence others and build strong partner relationships internally, as well as externally.
  • Hands-on experience driving innovation process from end-to-end.
  • Background in DevOps environment is preferred.


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