Lead SDET (C# & Selenium)

Information Technology | Remote Plano, Texas Irvine, California


Position at loanDepot

Position Summary: 
The Lead SDET is responsible for ensuring the product teams deliver high quality applications, systems, and data. Leads the quality and testing efforts to ensure completion of quality assurance deliverables, adherence to quality and product development processes and standards, and drives on time software releases.  The Lead Software Development Engineer in Test will be a hands-on, individual contributor responsible for designing & developing our testing automation framework in C# and Selenium (required experience).
  • Builds, mentors, and leads quality assurance automation team, both functionally and technically, to deliver quality IT solutions.
  • Oversees all test execution of the testing team, based on functional and non-functional user stories or requirements. In addition to overseeing the design and maintenance of test strategies and test cases, including test data.
  • Collaborates with the IT teams on the development of best practices that provide continuous integration and delivery.
  • Works with Product Owners and Development Leads to triage bugs and manage the bug backlog. Negotiates with team members to determine which bugs will be addressed and/or fixed as part of a sprint iteration.
  • Works closely with PMO, Development, and Product Management teams to ensure release schedules through scope control, test design validation and pragmatic, results-oriented technical decisions.
  • Must have 5+ years in both C# OOD and Selenium Automation Framework creation
  • Strong command of C#, including advanced concepts such as interfaces, generics, and inheritance.
  • Proficient in extending automation framework and enhancing automation coverage.
  • Deep expertise in UI grid infrastructure for scalability e.g. in Selenium Grid/Selenoid.
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes for orchestration and management in addition to hands-on experience with Azure DevOps (ADO) for CI/CD pipelines and project management.
  • Deep expertise in Selenium and Appium frameworks for web and mobile automation testing, respectively.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting complex automation challenges across web and mobile platforms, including browser and device compatibility issues.
  • Hands-on experience with Docker, including creating Docker images for test environments and adeptness in troubleshooting Docker-related issues preferred.
  • Knowledge of performance testing methodologies and tools such as JMeter or Gatling for assessing system scalability and reliability is nice to have.
  • Experience in security testing practices and tools like OWASP ZAP or Burp Suite for identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities preferred.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure for scalable infrastructure provisioning and management preferred.
  • Preferred experience with Node.js and JavaScript for scripting and extending automation capabilities.
  • Proficiency in machine learning concepts and practical experience leveraging tools like Llama 3 for advanced testing scenarios and data analysis preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field, and a minimum of eight (8) + years’ experience working in Quality Assurance/Testing.
Why work for #teamloanDepot:
  • Aggressive compensation package based on experience and skill set.
  • Inclusive, diverse, and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive.
  • Work with other passionate, purposeful, and customer-centric people.
  • Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision.
  • Wellness program to support both mental and physical health.
  • Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positions.
About loanDepot:
loanDepot (NYSE: LDI) is a digital commerce company committed to serving its customers throughout the home ownership journey. Since its launch in 2010, loanDepot has revolutionized the mortgage industry with a digital-first approach that makes it easier, faster, and less stressful to purchase or refinance a home. Today, as the nation's second largest non-bank retail mortgage lender, loanDepot enables customers to achieve the American dream of homeownership through a broad suite of lending and real estate services that simplify one of life's most complex transactions. With headquarters in Southern California and offices nationwide, loanDepot is committed to serving the communities in which its team lives and works through a variety of local, regional, and national philanthropic efforts.
Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay for this role is between $130,000 and $160,000. Your base pay will depend on multiple individualized factors, including your job-related knowledge/skills, qualifications, experience, and market location.  
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.