Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Resmed | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 8/21/2020

Let's talk about you and the Team

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) you will be part of a collaborative team responsible for test automation activities that ensure the best quality outcome. You will instrument and develop automation tools to validate functional, integration, performance, and end2end tests. You will mentor junior engineers, provide guidance, and input for test frameworks and technologies. To be successful in this position you will have strong technical and coding skills and will work well within a highly dynamic and analytical environment. As a member of our Digital Health Technology team, you’ll be immersed in an exciting Agile and dynamic high-growth environment, where you’ll be empowered to excel and where taking informed risks is rewarded. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who can think outside the box and possess the mental agility to make an impact within your role quickly. You will be able to demonstrate grit, initiative, have the ability to learn fast, and will work effectively within the team environment. You will have solid business acumen and be able to easily manage detail, as well as drive a “big picture” perspective. You will have the ability to work autonomously, flexibly, with a focus on leading projects and delivering results.

Let's talk about Responsibilities

  • Develop test automation frameworks and test scripts that accelerates and provides repeatability of test executions while maintaining high quality.

  • Responsible for moderate to complex work, exercising independent judgment, and making informed recommendations to management.

  • Propose, define, and implement processes and standards for improved test automation in line with Continous Test, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).

  • Participate in tool design and test plan development, including strategies for full test cycle execution (acceptance, integration, performance, end2end SIT, security, privacy, and regression).

  • Validate software functionality, integration of sub-systems, software performance, scalability, and resilience over time to achieve the highest quality of delivery.

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret test data to isolate root causes and mitigate risk.

  • Analyze various performance test metrics and outline observations of systems behavior when under load.

  • Identify areas of improvement while at the same time uplifting your technical skills to ensure tools developed are scalable, efficient, and are current with industry trends.

  • Drive collaborative tools design reviews and perform test code inspections that lead to optimal test automation solutions.

  • Create and publish test metrics & dashboards for all cycles.

  • Build collaborative relationships within teams and across the business to facilitate the accomplishment of department goals.

  • Exhibit a bias for action, taking risks, thinking Lean, with bold experimentation.


Let’s talk about Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong experience with performance testing and systems integration testing.

  • Experience with design and test development for Cloud-based applications (Preferably: AWS)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead test engineering processes and evangelize test automation framework for projects using micro-services architecture.

  • Experience in working with Relational Data Services (RDS) for SQLDB(Preferably: SQLServer) and NoSQL (Preferably: MongoDB).

  • Exceptional experience in testing with distributed, multi-threaded applications, memory optimization, concurrency, messaging queue, and locking scenarios.

  • Proficient experience in open source test frameworks (Cucumber, Junit/TestNG, Selenium, RestAssured, and Jmeter).

  • Strong experience automating in a variety of programming languages such as Java, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Groovy, and shell)

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as (Tibco/RTView, AppDynamics, CloudWatch, and Splunk, DataDog)

  • Strong experience with implementation and testing of web services and remote APIs such as REST or SOAP

  • High-level expertise with tools and applications like JIRA, Confluence, Git, Nexus, Maven

  • Excellent continuous delivery experience (CD) with Jenkins, Bamboo, Terraform, CodePipeline, Kubernetes, and Docker (Preferably: Terraform).

  • Demonstrated understanding of Agile Scrum, Kanban, and full-cycle team in SDLC.

  • AI/ML experience a plus

  • Experience working in a commercial development environment, preferably in regulatory or medical device industry

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Experience and ability to guide, coach and mentor junior staff

  • 5+ years of experience in software test automation or application development

Let’s talk about what you can expect:

  • A supportive environment that focuses on people development and best practices

  • Opportunity to design, influence and be innovative

  • Work with global teams and share new ideas

  • Be supported both inside and outside of the work environment

  • The opportunity to build something meaningful and see a direct positive impact on people’s lives


Joining us is more than saying “yes” to making the world a healthier place. It’s discovering a career that’s challenging, supportive and inspiring. Where a culture driven by excellence helps you not only meet your goals, but also create new ones. We focus on creating a diverse and inclusive culture, encouraging individual expression in the workplace and thrive on the innovative ideas this generates. If this sounds like the workplace for you, apply now!

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