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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Product

We are looking for a meticulous SDET to contribute to and review the creation of designs for production software. The SDET's responsibilities include both software development and testing
tasks and focuses on the testability, robustness, and performance of production software. As such, an SDET is a test professional with advanced programming skills who can create automation testing
tools and frameworks to assist the manual testing process.

To be successful as an SDET, you should have excellent time management and organizational skills as well as strong communication skills. You should have a passion for designing, development, and testing and the ability to upgrade your technical skills within the constantly changing technology sector.

Key Responsibilities
You’ll be part of the Product division under the Quality Assurance Team. After initial training
you’ll support the team in strategic projects, bringing new ideas to help on mid/long term
platform testability improvements and quality-oriented development practices.
Additionally, as the most technical individual within the team, you’ll have the opportunity to
support and guide your teammates as we look into constantly improving the QA Team’s
technical proficiency.
Among other tasks, you’ll work on:

●Understanding the flow of code and how it interacts with different components.
●Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to
create and execute test cases.
●Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on multiple
application platforms, such as Mobile, and Web, and building test scenarios and
acceptance tests.
●Investigating client problems referred to you by the technical support team, testing
bugs, and creating and managing bug reports.
●Handling technical communications and understanding of the systems.
●Working with deployments teams, resolving level issues for systems, coordinating on
product design, and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and
product designs.
●Analyzing and disintegrating software systems and coordinating with other teams to
enhance the overall design.
●Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices
and processes.
●Managing the final quality on production release.

- Independence & creativity: You will be expected to take responsibilities by learning
and proposing new solutions and alternatives to the team.
- Make a difference: Alaya is all about bringing more goodness to this world,.You will be
part of a young and motivated group of people who are passionate about making a
difference in the world.
- An amazing culture: We offer a great work environment, a challenging and motivating
role with the possibility of taking more responsibilities as the company evolves.
- Volunteering hours: Every employee receives 20 hours per year to volunteer to
causes close to your heart.
- Exciting times ahead: You’ll be joining a start-up in an exciting stage of rapid growth
and international expansion. The sky’s the limit!

Who we are looking for:
The role is based in Barcelona, Spain.

So, are you the ideal match?
●A Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field.
●Excellent designing and programming skills.
●Knowledge of programming languages and process management methodology.
●Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools.
●The ability to recognize risks and errors in an application.
●Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
●Good time management and organizational skills.
●The ability to keep current with the constantly changing technology industry.
●A passion for testing, development, and design.
●Experience within SaaS and/or B2B sectors is a plus.
●Excellent English proficiency. Any other languages are a plus
●More than anything, passionate about technology, not afraid of speaking your mind
and able to work with various teams from all areas of expertise.
●You live the Alaya values!
Do good:We have a genuine interest in bringing a positive impact to the world around us.
Get it done, better:We work smart and go the extra mile.
Say “we”, not “I”:We recognise our individual strengths, communicate and build on them as
a team.
Find a smarter way:We think outside of the box and always push boundaries.
Make it fun:We bring positive energy, a lighthearted manner, and have a good laugh.