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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Now is the time to join us!  

At Virgin Pulse we value and celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.   

Who are you? 

You are a talented, motivated Software Development Engineer in Test who can perform testing and quality assurance for our growing engineering team.  You will be responsible for creating and implementing automation tests to ensure quality and expected functionality. You seek to work with others to best understand business requirements to develop corresponding test plans, test cases and test data, as well as execute manual testing scenarios when appropriate. Focus, enthusiasm, a dedication to excellence and constant desire to learn are all personal characteristics you possess which are highly valued in the VP organization.


In this role you will wear many hats, but your knowledge will be essential in the following:  

  • Develop new manual & automation tests and contribute to continuous delivery, testing and deployment
  • Develop and maintain a current and thorough understanding of existing Health system design, architecture, and business logic.
  • Work with affected Business and user areas to develop and document detailed test suites using our behavior driven development model.
  • Provide project management with software testing effort estimates for project planning and scheduling purposes.
  • Thoroughly analyze test execution results to ensure that the work products comply with approved design and documented requirements
  • Report all defects discovered using defined defect reporting processes.
  • Actively participates in requirements and design reviews, release readiness reviews and other inspections.
  • Participate in the coordination and monitoring of software development activities including all related meetings, walkthroughs, technical reviews, testing, and problem resolution.
  • Assist in the gathering and analyzing of testing metrics and suggests process improvements to improve the software development and testing processes including performance testing and monitoring.
  • Coordinate with business stakeholders and escalate issues as needed.
  • Provide ongoing process improvement and efficiency metrics for the department.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Escalate critical issues at the appropriate time, and help identify solutions and mitigation options 
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure high level of quality deliverables and client satisfaction 
  • Experience in Automation Testing

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What you bring to the Virgin Pulse team:

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

  • Passion for Quality
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Math or Engineering or equivalent experience 
  • 5 or more years of SDET/Automation experience
  • Experience using automation testing tools and techniques
  • Experience with formal testing processes
  • Test case and test scenario writing; both manual and automation
  • Experience working with scripting languages and APIs
  • Database Knowledge
  • Knowledge of services, web technologies and n-tier browser-based applications.
  • Experience with and thorough understanding of formal defect management processes
  • Participate in Test Cases and Test Strategy review process 
  • Identify ensuring data integrity throughout the process 
  • Proactive?identity test gaps, quality risk and process failures 
  • Provide overall system knowledge, particularly around?inter-dependencies? 
  • Demonstrated expertise troubleshooting complex, distributed software applications
  • Ability to work well with other teams to resolve issues and defects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:

  • Experience with one or more of the following tools: Rally, Jira or equivalent, Confluence, Jenkins 
  • Show an ability to learn and solve issues in a timely manner – currently using languages Java, Kotlin, Cucumber, and Selenium for test development.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


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Our technology sets us apart

Our cloud platform is using an exciting mixture of technologies to provide millions of end users with rich experiences in native mobile and responsive browser platforms built in Angular at scale.  These highly scalable, reliable applications are supported by a suite of services built on APIs and real-time processors leveraging Spring Framework technologies.  Our platforms consume billions of activities, in various forms, which drive our analytics and machine learning platforms.  We leverage backend systems, with AWS at their core, which support a diverse set of workloads including Aurora RDS, ElastiCache, SNS/SQS, Kafka, EC2/ECS/EKS, S3, CloudFront, and Personalize.  We manage these services with infrastructure as code technologies to ensure consistency and reliability.


Continuous Integration and Deployment is part of our DNA.  We structure our applications as microservices and manage each deployment pipeline using containers, GitLab, and Harness.  We strive for layered approach to unit, integration, functional tests to allow for lower risk releases at rates 100s of times per day to multiple environments.


You’ll be working on a platform that serves:

  • Several million users with nearly 50% use daily
  • 75 billion API calls and transactions a year spread across 35 services
  • An engaging native mobile platform driving 85% of user traffic
  • Hundreds of terabytes of data spread across multiple transactional and analytical stores

Engineers at Virgin Pulse work in small autonomous teams of technical leads, product owners, project managers, designers, and engineers collaborating with each other, across teams, to deliver unique solutions and products to the portfolio.  As part of our team, you bring to the table your technical and leadership skills to help us build the latest technology in health and wellness platforms.

Security Competencies:

Work to ensure system and data security is maintained at a high standard, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Virgin Pulse application is not compromised. Ensure industry best practice coding standards are adhered to ensure all code developed at Virgin Pulse is free from bugs and security vulnerabilities, such as those defined and published by OWASP.


Why work at Virgin Pulse?  

We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive culture and cutting-edge technology and services. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. To that end, we make a particular effort to recruit candidates from minoritized backgrounds to apply for open positions.