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Software Development Engineer in Test - (San Diego, CA)
Location US - CA - San Diego
Requisition ID 6300
# of Openings 1
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Software Development Engineer in Test – (San Diego, CA)

Job Summary:

Our SDETs build state-of-the art healthcare applications that empower doctors, administrators, and patients in the healthcare delivery process. You will be responsible for the delivering high quality web-based EHR and Practice Management solutions as part of an Agile software development team. All team members take responsibility for the quality and value of the software we provide to customers through continuous delivery.  The SDET is responsible to design, develop and maintain new and existing automation frameworks, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in test regression, tests coverage and automation of newly implemented functionality, and development of tools to enable QA efficiencies. The SDET will also work closely with Software Developers, Project Management, and Customer Support to form and follow quality procedures, standards, and specifications ensuring they are met and deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Job Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include creating, maintaining and executing automation test plans, writing test code against software platforms, estimating test efforts, analyzing and communicating test results, defect tracking and participating in day to day QA activities, and contribute to the company’s performance and scalability testing efforts.

  • Enhance and extend test automation frameworks.
  • Identify quality tasks during team sprint cycle and think about testing and automation strategies and estimate test efforts and implement automation for new features.
  • Analyze and communicate test results and defect tracking.
  • Participate in performance and load test effort.
  • Assist in the planning, creation, and control of the test environments and test data.
  • Participate in the review of QA procedures and processes and provide recommendations for improvement to eliminate redundancies in testing and improve efficiency.
  • Innovate in best automation, Agile and continuous testing practices by trying new frameworks and technologies on the market and recommending their use.
  • Mentor the team and individuals on best automation practices, design and implementation.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Quality Engineering role
  • 3+ years’ experience with Java or C#
  • 2 years’ experience with SQL
  • Experience with test automation frameworks, Selenium WebDriver preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline
  • Hands-on experience with writing automation test code and utilizing leading industry standard tools (Postman, IDEs, Terminal, Selenium, etc.) and frameworks that can simulate complex multi-system scenarios.
  • Proficiency with automated testing types (Unit, Functional, Load, Security, Behavioral, Integration, Component, Contract, End-to-End).
  • Understanding of web technologies, including web services, web application servers and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience working in a SaaS environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS a plus.

NextGen Healthcare believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer supporting Diversity, Disabled, and Protected Veterans. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because NextGen Healthcare believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct background checks as part of our hiring processes.

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