Kforce Principal/Lead SDET (QA) Engineer in San Diego, California

Kforce is currently seeking a Principal / Lead SDET (QA) Engineer to join our client in sunny San Diego, California (CA). Our client is innovative in the latest technology and looking for someone eager to learn and is a team player. Please take a look at the responsibilities below, and if it seems like a fit, apply today!Responsibilities:

  • Leads software testing in agile / iterative software development and using collaborative development tools such as JIRA

  • Heads software requirement meetings, contributes to testability and quality through critical functional analysis of design proposals, and challenges their sources

  • Builds team cohesiveness and pulls staff into responsibilities for projects and their deliverables

  • Participates in API in REST or SOAP design practices, service definition, identifying gaps in standards adherence, service lifecycle management and contributing to actual ESB governance

  • Builds up a complete platform performance testing and analysis framework for a web services architecture containing ESB, BPM and associated back-end applications

  • Continuously maintains existing regression test suite/framework which addresses functional and non-functional requirements set against a large web service catalogue of web services architecture

  • Manages the engineering test environment (RHEL, Solaris, Windows) with support from the Infrastructure team

  • Proactively responsible for end-to-end defect analysis from external integration test labs or production

  • Works productively and with minimal management supervision while showing excellent team attitude

  • Consistently delivers on work and schedule commitments

  • Estimate testing tasks for the team

  • Leads a small Test team by managing work load, assigning tasks to lower level engineering personnel, and providing them with technical support

  • Bachelor's degree in Technology (B Tech) with eight years of experience or a Masters in Computer Application (MCA) or related field with a minimum of six years of experience

  • Prefer experience in either a Software Development Engineer or (SDET) Software Development Engineer in Test role

  • Must be strong in SQL, Java, Junit, Linux/Solaris, Agile issue tracking (e.g. JIRA), Linux test environment management and debugging distributed application environments

  • Strong experience in performance analysis in a distributed computing environment

  • Excellent grasp and demonstrated history of complex performance testing; Good experience working with and constantly challenging agile/iterative software teams

  • Ability to generate test reports from both tools and manually

  • Must be detail oriented, analytical and creative thinker with passion for quality and test automation; Strong collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Experience leading ambiguous situations, dealing with technical issues and coming up with effective solutions to ensure customer project deliverables; Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong knowledge of BPM design and analysis desired; Experience with Selenium Web Driver, App Dynamics, JMeter, and Apache libraries

  • Experience leading a team

  • Previous experience with transport ticketing or tolling systems as well as e-Commerce/Credit card online processing experience are a plus

  • May be asked to work extended hours where required

Qualified candidates must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This company does not sponsor or transfer H1-visa individuals.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years