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Software Test Engineer II

Cox Automotive | North Hills NY 11040 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/27/2021

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Primary Location: 3400 New Hyde Park Rd, North Hills, NY, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 214363

What were looking for:

Amazing technical instincts. You know how to evaluate and choose the right technology, tools and approach for the job.

A love for learning. Technology is continually evolving around us, and you want to keep up to date to ensure we are using the right tech at the right time.

Confidence, not ego. You have an ability to collaborate with others and see all sides of the coin to come to the best solution for everyone. We are high on capability and low on ego on this team.

Comfort working in ambiguity and making sense of it. You can take in a lot of disparate information and find common themes, recommend clear paths forward and iterate along the way. You dont form an opinion and sell it as if its gospel; this is all about being flexible, agile, dependable, and responsive in the face of many moving parts.

The Position:
The Test Engineer will have the responsibility of developing an API testing code used to safeguard our development. This self-starter will be responsible for bringing API products to Production with quality. They will execute on that using the modern testing technologies (RestAssured, consumer driven contract testing, imposter testing and Postman). This an opportunity to join an exceptional team and work in a startup environment on projects that will be used by both end consumers and employees of the largest automobile manufacturers around the world.

Our Engineering Team:
Our talented team welcomes innovation (in fact we are The Innovation and Operational Excellence Team!) and developers and testers who care about quality code, love test driven development and want to be involved from specification to delivery. We weave collaboration and support into the fabric of everything we do. Youll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individual talents, cultivates team work and dynamics and provides multiple opportunities for creative problem-solving. Our team members collaborate and learn from each other to continually improve our practice of software engineering. We forge an environment of mentorship to shape our culture. But more than just someone with a proven set of skills, we need someone who wants to make a real difference and be a leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop automated testing for API and mobile projects
  • Work with colleagues and technical resources to define testing solutions that provide a safety net for our development efforts using agreed upon tools and technologies
  • Develop solutions in-line with in-house standards and practices
  • Carry out unit testing as well as integration testing
  • Contribute to the on-going development of best practices, identification of suitable new tools and system and service improvements
  • Consistently exhibits a positive attitude and desire to help the team to succeed

What youll do:

  • Use your expertise to compliment feature development using tooling and practices that help to ensure quality in the code that we send to Production
  • Collaborate with Sr.Test Engineers, developers and architects on different testing idioms and strategies to find the best solution possible to automating testing for API development.

Technologies We Use: RestAssured, Postman, PACT, Mountebank, Bootstrap, Angular, Typescript, Java (Spring Boot, Groovy, Grails), Node, Git, Terraform, AWS (Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, S3, SNS, SQS, Aurora, etc.), Jenkins

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Automation testing experience against Java code, Web Services (RESTful), JavaScript
  • Knowledge of libraries and testing frameworks
  • Familiarity API testing and microservice testing patterns.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, related field or 1-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience implementing API testing strategies particularly for a microservice architecture.
  • Experience with cloud hosting, architectural principles in security, distributed computing, and Developer Operations experience, such as: Linux Administration, Git, Chef, Puppet, Gradle, Ansible, etc.
  • Participation in multiple system implementation life cycles (test, implement, support)
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies including Scrum or Kanban
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong analytical skills and a demonstrable bias toward action.

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accomodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accomodation would cause an undue harship.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location North Hills, NY, 11040, United States
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