Randstad Senior Software Test Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Senior Software Test Engineer

job details:

  • location:New Orleans, LA

  • salary:$9.99 - $9,999,999.99 per year

  • date posted:Friday, January 18, 2019

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Real Estate Rental and Leasing

  • reference:665815

job description

Senior Software Test Engineer

job summary:

We are seeking great people for a rewarding opportunity. We have an immediate need for a senior Software Test Engineer who have a proven background in the complete STLC and expertise in automated testing working with Python and Java. This is a permanent, full time, direct hire role. We offer a competitive salary package that includes Medical Insurance, 401K, Bonus, generous PTO, etc.

The Senior Software Test Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, and analyzing automated test suites and tools for a performance management software. Responsibilities include mentoring entry level Software Associates in Test, reviewing manual test suites for automation, and developing automation tools and utilities in a variety of programming languages for a web based enterprise application.

location: New Orleans, Louisiana

job type: Permanent

salary: $9.99 - 9,999,999.99 per year

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Develop automation by writing components, tools, and scripts to automate the owned test cases

  • Develop powerful tools and automation systems to accelerate product development, ensuring long-term quality

  • Automate existing black box tests (all tiers) for functional and performance uses

  • Ensure the successful execution of the automated test suite.

  • Ensure the teams and roles you work with are following the standards and best practices when working with QA

  • Create test documentation (test strategies, plans, designs, scripts) derived from a variety of sources (business use cases, functional specifications, object models, relational diagrams, class diagrams, and system diagrams) to support individual and group testing efforts.

  • Create feature test plans and cases, and supporting applications, harnesses, and automation to successfully test at the API, class, interface, data access, and application layers

  • Assist in maintaining quality of work through regular code reviews

  • Mentor entry level Software Test Team on engineering and company best practices

  • Advocate for quality software development by influencing and improving upstream development processes, creating a proactive approach to quality in all its forms

  • Analyzes test results to determine where application bugs exist and where tests need improvement


  • 7+ years of test experience

  • 4+ years of programing experience (C#, Java, Ruby, Python)

  • 3+ years of test automation experience

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University with a major in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Physics, OR graduation from a technical college combined with relevant work experience


  • Knowledge of industry testing/development best practices

  • Agile Development Methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)

  • Scalable Enterprise Web Based Applications

  • HTML5 (HTML, XML, CSS, & Javascript), and .NET/Java Development Environments

  • Automated Testing Using Python, PERL, Java, Robot Framework, Selenium, SQL, Jenkins, etc.

  • Using unit test frameworks such as xUnit or JUnit

  • Building mocks/stubs to perform isolated testing

  • Mobile Platform Testing (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)

  • UI/UX, CLI, Microservice, and API Testing

  • Cloud IaaS Solutions (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)

  • Database Management Systems

  • Linux and Windows Server/IIS Environments Testing

  • Proven ability to write test automation frameworks or harnesses

  • Experience with Crucible, Git, and Jenkins

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