Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (R5083)

Engineering Remote, United States


Job Duties:

  • Plan and establish a best-practice test environment
  • Engage in continuous automated and manual testing activity throughout agile development iterations to ensure zero defects
  • Participate in iteration planning, providing input on required testing tasks, process, and associated effort for the selected user stories
  • Create and manage bug reports, ensuring they are clearly communicated to the team and addressed in a timely, thorough, and satisfactory manner
  • Provide feedback and recommendations on software usability and functionality
  • Investigate customer problems referred by technical support
  • Be a passionate voice of the customer within the development organization
  • Be a key participant in creating a ‘Quality First' and ‘Zero Defects' culture
  • Support software releasesEngage in team process improvement
  • Develop and keep up to date procedure manuals affected by the changes to the software development process that you make
  • Be willing to learn the complexities and intricacies of global Insurance Tax
  • Be an active participant in the upcoming scrum processes
  • Verification of the transformation rules have been applied properly and maintain the data integrity by checking the data
  • Verifying the data completeness, duplication and accuracy by making use of the primary key constraints. etc.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent with a Bachelor's degree, or 6 years and a Master's degree, or equivalent experience
  • Significant demonstrable related work experience including writing test cases, test plans, and code coverage
  • A strong understanding of test methodologies and software engineering by testing one or more products throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong QA skills: planning, exploratory testing, defect reporting, and troubleshooting
  • Experience building automation in Browser and RESTful and SOAP web services
  • Experience using various tools such as jMeter, Selenium, WebDriver, SOAPUI
  • Experience in performance, load, and reliability engineering
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and flexibility to work collaboratively with others in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills, collaboration, follow-up, and self-motivation
  • Willingness to dive in and get to the bottom of a problem
  • Outstanding problem solving and debugging skills
  • Working knowledge of testing and maintaining React and ReduxAbility to adapt to changing priorities
  • Proven ability to make things happen and meet commitments
  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GitLab, JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience using GitLab for CI, CD
  • Strong knowledge of Java
  • Working knowledge of source control tools such as Git and/or Subversion
  • Working knowledge of JIRA
  • Experience working with Confluence
  • Experience in creating CI/CD pipelines


About Avalara:

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.