Development Automation Engineer

Allen, TX 75002

Posted: 10/25/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: DevOps Engineer Job Number: 51403

  • Be a contributing member of the team that defines and develops automated testing at all phases of the software development lifecycle, including static analysis, unit testing, functional testing and end-to-end feature testing.
  • Be able to work with development and QA Engineers to identify opportunities for improvements and to implement solutions.
  • Learn and understand the range of internal platforms.
  • Work with various engineers and architects within the platforms and products teams to improve our adoption of industry best practices for cloud, on premise, and IoT security.
  • Communicate effectively to others within the organization.
  • Drive new capabilities and requirements leading improved DevOps pipeline efficiency and improved code/feature quality and to support Full Continuous Delivery
  • Key Accountabilities
  • Willing to learn and develop skills and knowledge.
  • Implements the appropriate level of engineering process, rigor, and cross functional review.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering technology standards.
  • Able to actively recognize inefficiencies in the DevOps CI/CD pipeline and drive change to improve.
  • Contributes to design reviews with technical solutions for product improvement.
  • Fosters teamwork among peers.
  • Starts and finishes tasks with minimal management oversight.
  • Maintains a positive attitude throughout typical work-related challenges.
  • Interfaces well with individuals outside of engineering.
  • A balance between passion and objectivity.
  • Communicates effectively to peers.
  • Organizes time and workflow to maximum productivity.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in recognizing and solving problems.



Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’ s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or relevant engineering discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience in software development
  • Experience with on premise software development, and cloud-based development and deployment of software-as-a-service.
  • Experience using an active CD Pipeline to push to production at least once daily
  • Experience developing with Windows OS including but not limited to:
    • Visual Studio 2017, IntelliJ or VSCode
    • Visual Studio Team Services
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Performance tuning for different hardware requirements


Proficiency Requirements
  • Knowledge of leading test automation technology and techniques, such as NUnit, XUnit, Resharper, Sonar Qube, Selenium, TestNG, etc.
  • System thinker with understanding of software system architecture, API design, and system security.
  • Knowledge in best practices for implementing security in both cloud systems and IoT products.
  • Knowledge of modeling end-to-end performance in complex systems in heterogeneous environments.
  • Ability to balance processes and innovation. Apply enough processes to improve efficiencies and increase predictability without loss of creativity.
  • Knowledge of application development using Java, C# and Python using object-oriented analysis and design techniques.
  • Experience with Docker is very important.
  • Experience and familiarity with Agile development, including CI / CD.
  • Knowledge of massively scalable multitenant cloud-based systems, preferably moving large amounts of data every second, and the testing and monitoring needed to keep them operational.


Additional Experience that is a Plus
  • Experience with .NET and Azure, PowerShell, TCP/IP, RESTful APIs, and mobile app development.
  • Experience with JavaScript based UI development and automated testing.
  • Experience with Python is a big plus.
  • Experience with AWS is a plus.
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