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Staff Software Engineer in Test, Business Technology (Remote Eligibility)

Company: Okta
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer in Test, Business Technology who is passionate about testing large-scale, mission-critical software in a fast-paced agile environment. The ideal candidate will be partnered with senior engineers, program managers and business analysts that share our passion and great pride in the simple elegance and usability of our solution. Our team is committed to automated testing and it's integration with agile development and deployment processes to build high-quality next generation business systems.The Staff Software Engineer in Test is the most senior representative of the test automation practice within Business Technology and will collaborate with other senior engineers to create and maintain the testing standards used across the group. They are responsible for supporting the planning, design and execution of system testing in a complex, highly integrated environment. The Staff Software Engineer must be able to work with project and application managers to define test plans and test case scripts based on business requirements and application software designs. They will also be responsible for executing the test case scripts, building test automation and working collaboratively with the application developers to execute tests as a team, log, track and validate test results. This position requires effective communication of the test automation strategy to stakeholders for a given IT program or initiative.This is a great opportunity to join an awesome market leading company and talented Business Technology team to help push technology and quality forward.Job Duties and Responsibilities:Design, promote and maintain our testing strategies and represent these strategies from business stakeholders to individual developersDrive testing activities for a project includinganalyze requirementsdevelop test planswrite test cases & test scriptscreate test execution reportsperform defect managementDevelop high quality functional, regression and end to end testsSuggests and implements improvements to functional tests suites and automation in response to evolving test requirements, industry standards, product design or project requirementsWork with business partners to drive user acceptance testingPartner with project team to drive stakeholder engagement, testing and sign offsGuide project teams on testing practices and standardsBe the representative and voice for quality and drive quality initiativesMinimum required knowledge, skills, and abilities:5+ years of software and/or system level testing as a Quality Analyst or Quality EngineerStrong drive to think strategically with a focus on growth and scalability. Ability to develop clear, structure test plans for project teamStrong understanding of Software Development Life CycleStrong understanding of testing methodologies and practicesExperience with collaboration tools including JIRA, Confluence, TestRailUnderstanding of business processes in Sales and/or Finance domainsEffective communicator and comfortable communicating across teams and levels of managementWork under minimal supervision and/or directionExperience in Salesforce a strong plusExperience in:Java or similar programming languagesSelenium or similar automation frameworksREST/SOAP API testingSQL DatabasesEducation and Training:BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, EngineeringSpecialized training in: Software Development Lifecycle, Testing Integrated Business Systems((Colorado, New York, Washington only ) Minimum Base Salary $154,000/year + equity + benefits)Okta is an Equal Opportunity EmployerOkta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Find your place at Okta By submitting an application, you agree to the retention of your personal data for consideration for a future position at Okta. More details about Okta's privacy practices can be found at:

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Keywords: Okta, Seattle , Staff Software Engineer in Test, Business Technology (Remote Eligibility), IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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