Software Development Engineer in Test

  • Location: Malta
  • Salary: Attractive DOE
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 22555

I am looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.

This role responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.

The SDET role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, my client would love to meet you.

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.


Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Design, develop and execute automation scripts
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system
Monitor debugging process results
Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Qualifications & Experience

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Proven work experience in software development and/or software quality assurance
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases using Gherkin syntax
Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

Solid knowledge of MySQL and .Net (C#) languages
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office tools

Must Have Requirements

Solid knowledge of PHP and JavaScript languages
Experience with Selenium WebDriver and SpecFlow frameworks
Knowledge of converting functional specifications in SpecFlow feature files and step
Knowledge of writing tests with MSTest or NUnit
Hands-on experience with load testing tools such as JMeter and SoapUI
Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

Personal Skills

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing technical aspects to people with various backgrounds and management levels
Detail oriented, meticulous and methodical
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly independently
Strong work ethic, reliability and consistency
Must adapt well to change and successfully set and adjust priorities as needed

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