Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Backend)

Treasure Data, Tokyo

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If you enjoy breaking things, improve on what works, discard what doesn’t, and learn from both, we’d love to chat with you!
We are seeking a highly talented, driven, and motivated SeniorSoftware Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Back End with big ideas, someone who is obsessed with quality and is a customer champion. As a SDET, on a day-to-day basis, you will work within an organization of close-knit Engineers and Managers that are incredibly technical, agile, data driven, and highly collaborative.
You will write test plans that cover the product functionalities at the user level and execute them, either manually or with the aid of automated tools. You will use white box testing techniques, and are able to understand software internals, debug problems.  A portion of your time will be used to build automated regression test suites. 
You will work with our Software Engineers, Product Managers, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans that approximate real-world product usage. You will maintain regression tests to ensure quality standards over time. You will also be responsible for driving the software development process towards quality-centric methodologies. You have a knack for figuring out a root cause and also an ability to work harmoniously with developers to communicate issues and deploy fixes.
The ideal candidate must be innovative, creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and self-motivated.

Things you will do

  • Transforming requirements in Test plans covering smoke, sanity, regression, databases, integration and acceptance testing.
  • Functional testing in charge of defining and driving the creation of a manual and/or automated QA process.
  • Work the Product team in gathering product specifications (PRD).
  • Collaborate with closely with the Engineering team to gather testing requirements.
  • Develop test data, perform test data analysis and prepare reports of test results internally, using JIRA, along with detailed and easy-to-understand bug reporting.
  • Assist with the creation of software product documentation and verify its ease of use.
  • Develop automated regression test suites.

Your experience and skills with include

  • 8+ years of experience of which at least 5 years in a software testing or software development role.
  • 3 years of automation experience in the testing of API, big data using complex queries.
  • 4+ years of experience with Python or Java.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment with minimal processes, limited guidance, and focused on productivity.
  • Ability to triage issues and multitask on multiple projects.
  • Working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand the business requirements.
  • Ability to articulate vision and convey a sense of urgency.
  • Showing creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • Good attitude towards collaboration, helpfulness, and problem solving.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Experience with web services, in particular REST API testing using an automated framework.
  • Detail oriented, strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong SQL experience including complex query design, and experience working with Big Data.
  • Continuous integration (CI)

We would be thrilled if you are

  • A CQE Certification
  • Experience with Hadoop technology stacks with hands-on experience running complex queries.
  • Experience in API testing using one of the open source tools.
  • 3+ years of leadership role.
  • Familiarity with other Testing/QA automation tools for performance, load, stability, data quality, so you can lead the way with these tests.
About Us
Treasure Data provides an end-to-end, fully managed cloud service (data acquisition, storage and analysis capability) for Big Data that is trusted and simple. As the original developers of Fluentd, an advanced open-source log collector specifically designed to solve the big data log collection problem, Treasure Data solves the problems for companies wanting the ability to manage their big data needs. 

About Treasure Data

Treasure Data’s mission is to bring all customer data together for a single, actionable view of the customer. We’re here to help harness and analyze the information needed to create a data-driven enterprise. Our enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP) helps you harness and analyze the information you need to create a data-driven enterprise. We bring all your customer data together for a single, actionable view of your customer. Only Treasure Data can handle the scale, security, and complexity required by a global enterprise in a way that empowers business decision-makers to deliver a superior customer experience and creates a unique competitive advantage. We empower you to better know your customers, engage in meaningful ways along the entire customer journey, measure your success and grow your business. Founded in 2011 in Mountain View, California, with offices in Japan and Korea, Treasure Data is backed by Sierra Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, IT-Farm, SBI, INCJ, Bill Tai, and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, among others.

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