Volt's Client in Seattle is looking for an individual contributor for a SDET role (Analyst/Lead). This position needs someone familiar with the .Net stack who would rate themselves as a 6 or 7 out of 10 in C# and SQL. This SDET role is for someone who is self-driven, proactive and demonstrates initiative as well as being a strong problem solver.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:
•Manages the quality assurance activities for multiple projects, software releases, and sustainment throughout the software development and test phases
•Is responsible for working with Automation Management and other SDET Leads in the creation, definition, implementation and leadership of a cross-business unit automation strategy
•Mentors and directs other SDETs promoting teambuilding, professional development, and design, construction and execution of automated test scripts, adhering to team coding standards and designs
•Provides leadership working directly with quality assurance management, project management, business and functional analysts, developers, infrastructure, and testers to gather and develop test automation requirements
•Provides status report information, escalates issues and problems demanding management attention and resolution
•Ensures requirements and design artifacts undergo reviews to proactively validate appropriate applicability, accuracy, feasibility, usability, clarity, and testability.
•Monitors progress of testing and makes necessary changes to test plans, cases and scripts to ensure that quality standards and production deadlines are met
•Manages the development and maintenance of quality assurance test plans, scenarios, cases and scripts for automated test efforts
•Is responsible for defining and maintaining quality assurance testing and automation best practices, initiates and documents process and procedure improvements
•Is responsible for creation of and adherence to coding standards, code storage, and designs to ensure that quality standards and practices are being followed
•Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles

This is an estimated 6-12 month contingent/temporary position in Seattle, WA and offered through Volt Workforce Solutions which is located in Redmond, Washington. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

Software Design Engineer in Test - Individual Contributor Qualifications:
•Must have experience with C#, APIs (Soap, Rest), SQL (not so much with devices).
•Good deployment skills (e.g. AutoPilot APIs and standard commands, etc.
•Primarily needs to be familiar with the .Net stack, would rate themselves as a 6 or 7 out of 10 in C# and SQL.
•Technical Systems knowledge for various applications and systems (Windows, *NIX, Oracle, etc.)
•Familiarity with the Software Development Lifecycle.
•Exceptional proficiency in programming languages such as SQL, C#, VB.NET, PERL, Java, JavaScript or other languages as required by business unit.
•Exceptional ability to understand and work with application functionality and system technology (databases, OS, etc.)
•Ability to research and recommend new and/or enhancements to processes and tools, based not only on technical factors, but on financial and cultural as well.
•Excellent risk mitigation and process improvement skills.

Soft Skill Attributes:
•Self-driven and proactive; demonstrates initiative and is a strong problem solver.
•Outstanding organization and planning skills.
•Sensitivity and collaborative relationship-based awareness working with project sponsors and stakeholders.
•Strong attention to detail.
•Ability to manage and delegate numerous concurrent project, activities, and tasks under time constraints.
•A demonstrated track record of maintaining and improving individual as well as team job skills through training, self-research and self-study.
•Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and sometimes ambiguous environment.

Exceptional Communication Aptitude:
•Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
•Team player who exhibits effective interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.
•Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
•Ability to instruct and educate others on developing applicable test plans, scenarios, cases, and scripts.

Exceptional ability to:
•Learn new technologies and business processes.
•Influence diverse groups of individuals from technical to business teams with exceptional business savvy.
•Translate technical terms and discussions to non-technical in order to ensure the topics at hand can be interpreted by all.
•Analyze, problem-solve and make decisions.

Bonus Skills - Nice to Have for this Position:
•Leadership skills, strong collaborative team member and ability to see the whole picture. (Our client will consider candidates with fewer years of experience who demonstrate these attributes.)

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How to Apply: Please email your resume to Volt at: NWITmailbox_305349@volt.com and reference the following job number and job title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct Recruiter to readily discuss this job with you: 305349-998-12-346434 - Senior SDET - Individual Contributor - C#, SQL, Soap/Rest APIs and include the website name where you saw this posting listed.

You may also apply directly online at our job ad at: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/volt/en-us/...74JQ9N6RGGGR0/

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.