Job SDET - Automation Testing; Herndon, Virginia US

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Company: The Oakleaf Group


  • Facilitate the design and development of automated test methodologies, collaborate with engineering and product teams to implement shift left techniques on test design and automation.
  • Write actionable, testable product requirements in the form of user stories based on input from product development team.
  • Support test engineering efforts to implement enterprise frameworks to enhance overall testing capabilities.
  • Write and execute System and User Acceptance strategies, plans and scripts for the migration of a relational data warehouse that is being retired.
  • Leverage coding expertise to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of the system.
  • Create appropriate test scenarios and data sets.
  • Work with lines of business, technology, and operations to determine priorities, and schedule of releases.
  • Document test procedures and issues.
  • Support testing AND automation of testing for a range of projects from defect fixes and enhancements to strategic initiatives.
  • Log bugs and enhancements into the defect tracking and planning tool.
  • Escalate key testing issues and provide feedback to the stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all requirements are covered in the testing, that it is completed within established time and that objectives conform to the user requirements and line of business.
  • Provide input and shape SIT & UAT processes in line with industry best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 2+ years experience building, testing, and operating software on AWS.
  • 3+ years of testing engineering experience with test automation frameworks and performance engineering frameworks
  • 2+ years of Mainframe (COBOL) development and support experience
  • Experience with direct manual testing that includes crafting and translating test strategies into test plans and schedules; creating test scripts/cases/data; and executing test scripts.
  • Significant experience working with different automation frameworks such as BDD (Behavioral Driven Development), Data Driven, Test Driven Development (TDD) and Hybrid.
  • Experience with Test Automation technologies such as Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium and Sauce Labs is a must.
  • Deep expertise in test methodology, process, planning, and execution.
  • Prefer experience with financial data/systems, particularly with mortgage and/or loan-level data.