Software Developer in Test (Seattle)
Zynga 33 reviews - Seattle, WA

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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Zynga - Seattle is looking for experienced Software Engineers to create automated tests for client and server technologies. You will work closely with product software engineers and will have a key role in ensuring the usability, stability, and performance of our infrastructure services and social games that are enjoyed by over 10% of worldwide internet users.

If you are a fit for this job, you like building things and taking things apart, you are curious, and you have a relentless drive for continuous improvement.

• Build test automation frameworks/test harnesses, and automate tests, in PHP, Flash, Java, JavaScript, Python, XML, etc.
• Handle build, packaging and deployment for shared code across multiple environments
• Work closely with Development teams: participate in design and code reviews, measure code coverage, assess overall system quality, and ensure effective handoff of automated test frameworks
• Collaborate with QA and Development teams to hand off and ensure effective use of these automated testing tools and tests

Required Skills/Experience:
• BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or equivalent subject matter
• 5 years experience in developing automated black and/or white box testing tools
• Demonstrated expertise with Test Driven Development practices in a production environment
• Experience developing automated tests with some of the common white-box test frameworks in the industry today (PHPUnit, ASUnit, JUnit, TestNG, etc.)
• Solid programming experience with at least two of the following languages PHP, Flash, C/C , Java, Ruby, Python, Javascript
• Strong in trouble-shooting skills, and capable of reviewing source code and developing functional unit tests against it
• Experience with MySql
• Must be detail oriented, organized and able to multi-task
• Have a passion for software quality and is a champion for the end user
• Very strong communication skills and a collaborative approach
• Experience working on a high-traffic site

Desirable Skills/Experience:

• Capable of using Wireshark or Firebug to diagnose HTTP errors
• Client: HTML, CSS, jQuery, DOM model, JavaScript
• Server: Memcache, databases, load balancers, scalable server architectures
• Security: OpenSSL, X.509, OAuth
• Social: Facebook platform API
• Comfortable with Linux command-line tools for sysadmin and text-processing

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