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Test Engineer

Do you have a passion for driving quality, promoting best practices, pushing automation to the next level and delivering strategic solutions to customers? The Corporate Functions IT (CFIT) organization is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to work on the business-critical systems that support Microsoft’s HR, Finance, Legal & Corporate Affairs, and IT4IT businesses. Our applications are used by people around the world and showcase the latest Microsoft technology.

The ideal candidate for this position is results-driven and interested in improving processes, exploring newer test methodologies, shaping test architecture and writing great automation. They are passionate about technology and excited to work closely with our business partners, product managers, engineering peers and other IT teams to define test plans and influence the design/content of release deliverables. You will further your technical and leadership skills and deliver superior test results via strong test methodology and effective automation. We strive for continual improvement in our test processes and we want your contributions to make our global delivery team even better.

Job Responsibilities:
Develop and execute test strategy, test plans and detailed test scripts using sound test design principles that incorporate application architecture and design considerations.
Make use of the best available testing tools and use technical expertise to identify, adopt and/or develop more effective automation when appropriate.
Troubleshoot and debug application and automation code to isolate defects and determine root cause.
Enable the on-time delivery of high-quality, reliable solutions by partnering with peers (Test, Development, Program Management, Solution Delivery, and Operations teams) and being accountable for all assigned tasks.
Influence the design, code, and architecture of applications by reviewing requirements, functional specifications, design, code, and test plans.
Proactively contribute to the growth of a high-performance QA team by providing critical energy and input into team strategy and priorities.

Required Qualifications:
4+ years of software engineering experience building and/or testing scalable applications and services.
3+ years of test and development experience using C#, ASP.NET, and SQL Server with a proven understanding of object oriented design and coding principles.
3+ years of experience writing, running and maintaining automation code.
1+ years of experience planning, architecting and developing test automation, including test harnesses, tools, and libraries.
Sound collaboration, problem resolution, judgment, negotiation and decision making skills.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Visual Studio 2010 Coded UI automation and internal Microsoft automation tools - MAUI, KAF, RPF, Mita.
1+ years of experience designing and running Performance, Load, and Stress testing, including experience with Visual Studio WebTest / LoadTest, Performance Monitor and SQL Trace/Profiling.
Solid understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and platforms, including Windows Azure and SQL Azure.
In-depth understanding of testing / quality management concepts and principles.
Experience working with 3rd party vendors and a global delivery model.

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