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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Toronto, Canada

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Canada - Toronto
Guidewire inc. seeks a passionate and experienced SDET to join its Portfolio Testing team. 

You will play a meaningful role in the design and development of components for testing, applications, and tools for Guidewire Cloud, our next generation, cloud-native Insurance Platform. Working in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams. Teamwork is very important to us. Are you ready to share your knowledge, listen to peers, paying attention to details and work together to resolve sophisticated problems?

We are looking for an experienced Senior SDET who can help us build and leverage automation frameworks and roll up their sleeves to help us test our customer implementations quickly, efficiently, and accurately. As part of a global Guidewire testing team that will own the design, development, and maintenance of testing frameworks. Furthermore, you will interact with our developers and technical consultants to ensure code developed works as desired.

We have a work environment that encourages individual initiative, experiments with new insights for continuous improvement and lets phenomenal people do phenomenal work by minimizing the hassles of hierarchy and bureaucracy. We look for well-rounded QA Engineers with phenomenal analytical and critical thinking skills, passion for taking ownership of their work, a strong dedication to quality, and the ability to work closely and communicate effectively with developers and product managers. 

 

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • Strong technical skills: Programming languages such as Java, JavaScript or equivalent coupled with automation development experience for UI and API testing.
  • Highly desirable experience in Test Cafe/Cucumber, Karate, Rest Assured etc.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and CI/CD tools like TeamCity, Jenkins etc.
  • Experience with observability tools like Datadog, App Dynamics etc.
  • 5+ years of software testing, development, or related enterprise software experience
  • Keen eye for details and the understanding of how to find flaws in sophisticated software implementations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working collaboratively with multi-functional teams

Responsibilities:

  • Build and implement viable test automation approaches for micro-services.
  • Grow Continuous Delivery, Continues Integration, Continuous Testing etc.
  • Engage in Agile development process and work closely with multi-functional team owners to test/automate features as they’re built with-in a sprint
  • Perform exploratory testing to augment automation efforts, ensuring high quality releases.
  • Identify, report and track issues to resolution
  • Demonstrate strength in testing “beyond the fix” by identifying other potential risk areas.


About Guidewire


Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.