Software QA Engineer 2 at Natera

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Employer: Natera

Expires: 08/29/2020

Position:  Software Engineer in Test IIILocation: Austin, TXJob Id:  3878# of Openings:  1POSITION SUMMARY:Software Engineer in Test III is responsible for developing and maintaining software automation test frameworks and tools using programming languages and test automation libraries.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for supporting test infrastructure of Natera software systems and components.Design, build, and maintain data-driven test automation tools and frameworks using clean coding practices and functional programming methodologies.Perform debugging and root cause analysis of product issues or defects.Perform system analysis, assess risk, and develop strong test strategies by analyzing product design and technical specifications, and by collaborating with product managers and developers.Integrate with deployment infrastructure to establish a continuous build and test cycle.Perform test environment set up and configuration.Evangelize new testing methodologies, best practices and tools with goals to continuously improve test coverage through automation.Report, document, and communicate failures discovered through testing with the affected teams.Work closely with developers in all phases of SDLC to build quality into our development process.QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum of 3 years of experience developing test automation frameworks and harnesses using programming and scripting languages.BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Strong knowledge of one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Scala Recent hands-on experience with front-end test automation tools and libraries such as Selenium, TestNG, Junit,ScalaTest, Gatling and others.Strong working knowledge of relational databases, strong SQL skills.Strong knowledge of Linux and command line shell scripting.Solid understanding of QA methodologies, test planning, system dependencies, and product integration phases.OUR OPPORTUNITY Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management. WHAT WE OFFERCompetitive Benefits. Generous Employee Referral program. Healthy catered lunches 3 times per week, and premium snacks! Additionally, we offer complimentary premium coffee drinks and teas, and other beverages. For more information, visit www.natera.com.Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.