Software Engineer in Test

ExxonMobil Pipeline   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 174 days ago

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Job Role Summary

For this job we are looking for someone that can lead the testing efforts for a cross-functional Agile team that works with both WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) desktop applications and cloud-based web applications.  The individual filling this job will be responsible for developing the test steps, managing the suite of tests, writing coded UI tests, and manually running tests for the team.  Job would be located in Spring, Texas at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus.


Primary Job Functions

  • Develop software testing standards and facilitate the development of testing strategies for teams
  • Engage customers to create and clarify acceptance criteria and ensure that tests are designed to validate that criteria
  • Define, capture and report on testing metrics that help teams evaluate their progress and update their testing strategies
  • Develop and interpret scripts for automated software regression testing
  • Analyze software application usability to develop effective and ergonomic user interfaces
  • Comfortable working on a cross functional Agile team
  • Able to work occasional evening or early morning hours for global collaboration
  • Ability to coordinate testing efforts between developers, expert users, and testers


Technical Documentation

  • Write manual test scripts
  • Write end user documentation
  • Produce end user documentation videos
  • Develop other instructional materials and products


Job Requirements

  • Display proficiency with:
    • Industry standard issue tracking software (specifically TFS)
    • Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework
    • Audio/video recording of software applications
    • Accurately and concisely capturing defect information for consumption by cross-functional team
    • Software debugging techniques
  • Writing maintainable testing automation and scripting (C# CodedUI Tests + White framework[preferred], Selenium, Cucumber)
    • Testing of desktop WPF applications (web-based applications a plus)
    • TDD, ATDD, and BDD practices


Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong communication skills – must be able to interact with stakeholders and team members to solicit cooperation and resolve problems
  • Knowledge of UX best practices and techniques
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Self-driven results oriented tester who can work with minimal guidance
  • Willing to work in a highly collaborative environment as a team player
  • Experience with software development in the .NET Framework



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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.