Software Engineer 2

Illumina   •  

Foster City, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 177 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process.
  • Implement reusable automated test frameworks to drive test automation goals and to support continuous integration and regression testing needs and ensure superb quality.  Contribute to white box testing activities.
  • Apply defined software quality best practices and procedures to design, influence, and drive quality and testability of products and services
  • Self-directed and self-motivated individual who takes complete ownership of the product and its outcome


  • 3+ years experience designing and creating unit, functional, and integration white box tests using automation frameworks/harnesses such as TestNG and Java
  • MS in computer science or equivalent work experience with a BS in Computer science or equivalent science major.
  • Experience with developing test automation components for complex projects
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of OO languages, design patterns, and principles (Java, C#, etc.)
  • Experience testing web services/multi-tier architectures 
  • Experience with Agile development and SCRUM
  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with TestNG, Java, REST, JSON, and XML a must

Preferred Skills

  • Strong coding skills in Java and Javascript
  • Make contributions to and advocate for quality testing needs in a fast moving agile scrum environment
  • Provide accurate scoping, clear strategies, and milestones for automation testing needs
  • Communicate status, risks to test complete dates, and offer mitigation strategies to ensure on-time delivery of all committed projects to cross functional teams
  • Experience with Oracle, SQL, Jenkins, and AWS


  • B.S. in Computer Science or B.S. Computer Science