Digital Technologies - SDET Lead- Web

The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Lead Web is responsible for developing automated testing strategies and implementing them in industry standard testing frameworks. The SDET Lead Web provides automated testing expertise and oversight. SDET Lead Web also plays a role in providing advice and guidance for emerging quality/testing technologies.

The SDET Lead Web will be a key person in developing and executing QA activities for the Digital Technologies Quality Assurance Team. This individual will be an experienced hands-on SDET and help lead the quality management practice as we grow our organization. This person will be responsible for developing automated and manual testing methodologies and performing quality assurance needs analysis.

The SDET Lead Web will perform functional/exploratory manual testing as needed in addition to automated testing. The SDET Lead Web will have strong knowledge with regard to system integration testing (SIT), user acceptance testing (UAT), and performance testing.


  1. Analyze product and technical user stories, as well as, requirements and functional and non-functional design specifications and create test cases, manual tests, and automated tests
  2. Develop and execute automated testing scripts/code and be responsible for their implementation into the various environments
  3. Manage, document & report software issues/concerns and report to appropriate team members
  4. Develop and maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of products
  5. Manage functional and automated testing process and test infrastructure in support of application development efforts
  6. Integrate with CI/CD to establish continuous test cycle
  7. Create project schedules identifying all task required for small, medium and large testing events
  8. Provide ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products
  9. Participate in development of QA methodology, templates and best practices for testing
  10. Collaborate with other QA and SDET teammates to develop test strategies to tackle complex testing scenarios
  11. Recommend improvements to testing processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of testing teams and reduce technical debt
  12. Partner with developers and other automation engineers to build the tools and infrastructure to ensure production code is thoroughly tested to the highest standardsProvide oversight for new technology implementation and design
  13. Write system documentation and architecture diagrams
  14. Research technologies for Digital Technologies
  15. Work closely with vendors to implement solutions
  16. Work closely with Information Security and project managers to deliver solutions on timelines
  17. Mentor other SDETS through leadership and cross training
  18. Provides guidance and direction to other SDET team members.
  19. Plans work for others to meet project deadlines; sets priorities to accommodate needs of users.
  20. Conducts feasibility studies on strategic and tactical plans.
  21. Performs complex technical analysis of testing software, hardware, and infrastructure components.
  22. Frequently interacts with subordinate team leaders, outside customers and functional peer groups at management levels.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum 5 years leading a DevOps / Release team focused on Web, Mobile, and API delivery

Minimum 12 years of experience with building and/or supporting custom applications written in .Net and/or Java

Minimum 8 years of system administration / support experience with Windows and Linux server operating systems.

Minimum 8 years experience working in a DevOps or Release Engineer role within a software development organization.

Minimum 4 years working with TCP/IP, and WAN technologies required.

Minimum 4 years of experience working with and supporting relational Databases.

Minimum 5 years of experience working in a Systems Architect capacity required

Skills and Knowledge
  • Expert knowledge of testing in cloud environments (AWS/Azure)
  • Significant knowledge of container technologies (Docker & Kubernetes)
  • Strong understanding of Identity and Access Management Architecture and technologies (SAML, OAuth, Active Directory, etc.) from test perspective
  • Ability to conduct feasibility studies on strategic and tactical plans.
  • Perform technical analysis of testing related software, hardware, and other technology components.
  • Applies strong leadership skills that can energize work teams to respond to business needs.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels.
  • Ability to lead projects and educate subordinates on project planning methodology

*Represents basic qualifications for the position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

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Note: This preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Note: Candidates should be advised that City National Bank does not pay interviewee travel expenses or relocation expenses for candidates who are hired unless previously agreed.

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