Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


We are looking for Senior Software Development Engineer in test for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 100% remote. 6 months with possible extension. Our client is seeking a highly motivated, senior-level test automation engineer to join the team. As a member of a cross-functional team, you would work with various areas of the business (including Designers, Product Owners, and Business Stakeholders) to help produce web and mobile applications for both internal and external use. These apps are used by our client’s nearly 1.3 million members and are critical to their digital experience. Prospective candidates should have a problem-solving mindset, be innovative and flexible, and always keep the member’s best interests in mind. Your role on a SAFe team would be to provide automated and manual quality assurance to stories each sprint. You would work, concurrently, to develop different levels of automated testing for the web/mobile applications and APIs within our ecosystem (i.e., E2E/UI, Integration, Unit, etc). Prospective candidates should demonstrate strong mentorship capabilities, as a large part of this role would be training your fellow developers and analysts on how to create test automation at various levels. This role will be mostly remote, with some time onsite required. Strong collaboration skills, especially in a remote setting, will be necessary!


• Leads in the development, implementation and evaluation of test strategies, specifications and models that ensure new application solutions are customer-focused.
• Develops, writes and tests/debugs test suites, to verify e applications and processes perform according to documented quality standards.
• Applying an understanding of the business aspects and technical approach to a project, designs test cases, scenarios and scripts to meet current and future project testing needs.
• Creates and maintains project testing work plans and oversees product/service delivery strategy from testing standpoint. Participates with project team to understand and execute the scope of the project. Provides project status reports on testing as required.
• Leads software testing projects and assists in the training of less experienced team members. Analyzes and diagnoses issue severity and leads in problem resolution.
• Documents and maintains records on modifications that have been made to new and existing test suites and provides appropriate documentation to support the repeatable test suites.
• Fully participates in the Software Development Lifecycle, whether a traditional Waterfall method or an Agile approach. Works with the project team to ensure quality throughout the product lifecycle, including reviewing specifications, developing schedules, and resolving issues.
• Participates in process improvement studies to measure outcomes and evaluate services

Education and Experience:

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of Python, JavaScript, C#, or Java
• Proficiency in automated testing tools/frameworks (WebdriverIO, Selenium, JMeter, AWS Device Farm)
• Automated Functional Testing experience at all levels
• Experience working in an Agile-based work environment (SAFe, Scrum, XP, etc)
• Experience with Agile-based development workflows (TDD, BDD, ATDD, etc)
• Automation testing experience (Web, Mobile, or API)

Our client requires all team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions based on the team member’s job category. Our client is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.

Required Skills:

Automation Testing, Selenium, JMeter, AWS Device Farm, WebdriverIO, Functional testing, experience in Agile based work environment,