SDET Job Description

SDET job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is assumed to be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of automated test solutions. SDET must possess a quite good experience in Java as well as modern testing tools (e.g. Selenium, TestNG, Rest Assured, etc.), he/she should be able to write and support automated testing solutions for multi-tiered applications. Proper and successful execution of this role will involve fluency in test automation frameworks, attention to detail, understanding of business processes, and unwavering dedication to software quality.


  • Have to use programming knowledge, Java - to craft and develop automated testing solutions
  • Improvize all the documents and maintain tools and automation frameworks for test engineering
  • Should help with the required support to the test engineering teams in their automation needs
  • Have to provide guidance and assistance to Test Automation Engineers in Enterprise Test Engineering.
  • Collaboration with various stakeholders - Product Management, Application Development, DevOps, and other Technical teams in planning and coordination is a must
  • Expand the capabilities of the framework to support the completion of automated tests against different testing environments and also develop automated component tests to validate component behavior


  • Hands-on experience in Development or Test Automation Framework implementations in Enterprise/Internet commercial software environments with a minimum of X years of Java Development/Programming or test engineering experience & in open-source tools such as Selenium, Appium, TestNG/JUnit, etc.
  • Experience as Java Developer/SDET/Test Automation Engineer
  • Experience in automation of services/API software layers (e.g. UI, services, APIs, etc.) and debugging, and optimizing of applications/ automated test scripts
  • Ability to programmatically test your own code
  • Minimum understanding of design patterns, data structures, and layered architecture with knowledge of applying those aspects in test environments
  • Accurate Knowledge of CI/CD technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Git, Maven, etc.)
  • Experienced in conducting automation testing in multiple platforms such as Mobile Web, Android, iOS, and or Backend API (REST API)
  • Knowledge or experience in other languages/tools - AngularJS, Protractor, Jasmine, JavaScript, JMeter, UFT/QTP, etc.

Soft Skills

  • Ability to solve problems with effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving


  • Java Certification is a big plus requirement and knowledge or experience in AWS Cloud is highly desirable and will be given special attention

Promotion Stage

Senior SDET, SDET Manager, Test Architect

Salary Range (in USD)

$61000 - $128,000 per year


Must have a university degree or higher in Computer Science (certificate of equivalence is required in case of degree abroad)

Reports To

Senior SDET

Key Skills

AngularJS, Protractor, Jasmine, JavaScript, JMeter, UFT/QTP etc. Selenium, TestNG/JUnit etc. Java Programming

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