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EY Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Tech Consulting Senior - Location Open in Albany, New York

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Solution Architecture, Mobile Applications, Digital Platform Architecture, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.

The opportunity

This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skillset to keep up with the ever growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on not only how to turn their strategy into reality but also how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever-changing industry.

Your key responsibilities

Provide exceptional testing subject matter expertise and solve complex problems for clients from a diverse array of backgrounds and domains. Develop test strategies and execute test plans to identify software problems and their root causes. Define specifications and develop test cases structured to support systems, functional, integration, automation and performance testing.  Consistently deliver quality client services by monitoring progress. Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Cultivate business development opportunities.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Apply system analysis techniques and procedures including interviewing various resources to gather required information, analyzing and documenting requirements

  • Determine software or system functional specifications that allow for the successful development/configuration of select Automation software solutions

  • Demonstrating ability to digest, incorporate and leverage new knowledge relative to the client(s) Automation software development/configuration needs

  • Sharing your knowledge and developing engagement tools and enablers to build capability for the practice 

  • Ability to understand complex requirements, writing complex back-end scenarios and test cases and have good understanding of environments and data

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Worked as a SDET performing mobile test automation, preferably in an agile team, creating white-box tests for code as they are delivered to you by the development team

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with mobile test automation technologies like XCUITest, Espresso or Appium

  • Familiar with working with device management systems like Perfecto and Xperitest for real devices, emulators and simulators

  • Computer software configuration or development experience in any of the following technologies: Java, Objective C, Swift, Kotlin – should be comfortable reading code written in native mobile languages and create tests for them

  • Worked with webservices – SOAP and REST

  • Experience scheduling scripts in a CI/CD orchestration system like Jenkins and monitoring tests

  • Knowledge and experience regarding different types of databases such as SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle, DB2, etc

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in IT with at least 5 years in software quality engineering

  • Expert level experience with one or more of the following test management tools: JIRA, VersionOne, HP ALM. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and five or more years or related work experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior consulting experience highly preferred

  • Ability to analyze business requirements and define solutions to address complex business challenges

  • Ability to deftly identify, manage, and track dependencies across teams and projects to manage risk

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.


What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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