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Senior Software Engineer in Test (Automation)

Mountain View, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Symantec helps to protect networks, applications, and data against unauthorized access as part of a comprehensive information protection program. It provides convenient, secure, cloud-based two-factor user authentication services to protect online identities and interactions between consumers, business partners, and employees. As part of the Software Development Test organization you will be an integral part of the Product Delivery and Product Management teams for Identity Protection.

As a Senior Software Development test engineer, you will be responsible delivering world class cloud based security products. Your responsibilities will include testing the product, with focus on automating the test cases, designing, and developing, enhancing automation infrastructure. You will be working closely with the rest of the engineering team in an agile environment in delivering high quality products. You will have an opportunity to influence the direction of automation test harness, other testing tools and processes using your innovative ideas.

You are expected to test our product using automation (scripts, programing) as much as possible. You are expected to be very familiar with the code, be part of code review process to identify and possibly correct weakness in the code. You need to mentor the junior engineers on the best automation practices. We need to continually improve the automation infrastructure, environment, tools etc constantly.

  • Testing SOAP and REST based web service APIs
  • Testing next generation of authentication technologies
  • Testing the scalability and reliability of the platform
  • Testing consumer and enterprise facing web applications
  • Build and enhance automated test suites and test harnesses
  • Help us define and develop new testing tools, strategies
  • Provide technical leadership, and develop comprehensive test plan/test strategy
  • Train and develop other team members
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of testing, test automation and some development experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent coding skill in object oriented programming languages like C++, Java
  • Expertise in one of the scripting languages (PHP, Python, Perl, Shell)
  • Excellent understanding of Unix/Linux platform
  • Good understanding of SQL scripting, Oracle and/or other database products
  • Expertise in Selenium based automation development

Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law

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