Sr. Software Engineer in Test

As a Sr Software Engineer in Test on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to engineering of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Our team has recently been ranked the third largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we are continuing to see increased growth in virtually all of our technical teams. We have recently completed the technology integration with Command Transportation and look forward to continued success with you as part of our team!

Essential Position Functions 

You...

  • See technology as a passion, not something you just do between 9-5
  • Possess the ability to create new solutions; we operate on a web based platform and constantly facing unchartered waters
  • Possess strong fundamentals within coding technologies and a willingness to wear several hats when called upon
  • Do not wait for something to break; find a problem before it becomes one and constantly aiming to improve
  • Possess ability and willingness to mentor more junior teammates
  • Possess ability to communicate with business groups, IT Leaders, and various Directors and C-level Executives
  • Having a willingness to vocalize these ideas and pick yourself up if you get knocked down

We…

  • Value passionate technologists, go-getters, and people who never stop seeking ways to improve existing technology
  • Have a high focus on career development and the runway to get you there
  • Work hard, period
  • Offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k, challenging projects, company wide events, coworkers and leaders who will push you to get better, a sense of community not found anywhere else

 

Responsibilities:

  • Primary focus on technical planning, owns technical design, including high-level conceptual diagram, ERD, service contracts, etc.
  • Works with Architects and other developers to ensure a team’s direction is in line with enterprise vision
  • Contributes to technical design including high-level conceptual diagram, ERD, service contracts using C# and SQL based technologies (open to other languages) in an Agile environment
  • Addresses technical debt constantly
  • Produces high quality code fast
  • Supports and is accountable for timely releases and adherence to release activities
  • Identifies tactical risks and raises/resolves issues effectively
  • Follows up with infrastructure to create service accounts, permissions, access rights
  • Creates deployment documentation which outlines WHERE & WHAT?
  • Works hand-in-hand with Product Owner to break down user stories into small functional slices
  • Encourages integration and promotes obtaining shared goals with team members
  • Active member of the development community outside Echo
  • Ability to communicate with C-level executives, business owners, and IT Leadership
  • Ability to mentor, guide, and coach more junior developers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

8+ years developing and testing commercial-grade business applications demonstrating the following:

  • Strong understanding of the major forms of application testing (e.g. unit testing, integration testing, mocking, UI test automation, API test automation, load and performance testing)
  • Proficient writing software to test other software
  • Experience with multiple programming languages
  • Experience designing, communicating and implementing the test plan for projects or applications
  • Strong understanding of SOA, RESTful web services
  • Working knowledge of several common application testing tools and frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Cucumber/SpecFlow, NUnit, SoapUI, Ranorex, etc)

2+ years contributing on an Agile team

Proven track record (5+ years ) of working in a fast-paced, time-sensitive project that requires:

    • Clear and timely communication of key information deemed critical to project success
    • Managing software risk
    • Balancing priorities
    • Going above and beyond the requirement of the role
    • Mentoring junior engineers
    • Articulating technical information to a non-technical audience
    • Leading without authority
  • 1 year of technical leadership experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.


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