Lead - Software Development Engineer in Test


We have a critical and exciting new opportunity for a Lead role within our Test Organization at Skytap. As a Lead Frontend Software Development Engineer in Test, you'll work closely with our talented and passionate software developers to make sure the product we deliver is correct, scalable, highly available, and secure. We encourage creativity and initiative, and Skytap measures by results, not hours.

Skytap is the only public cloud designed specifically for the enterprise. We help businesses achieve their Cloud and DevOps migration strategies faster. Skytap uniquely enables lift-and-shift of traditional datacenter-native applications into the cloud with minimal technical changes. Once in Skytap, customers can instantly clone, share, and manage complete working application environments, enabling them to modernize software delivery cycles and application architectures.


  • Drive development of web UI test automation focusing on performance metrics and analysis.
  • Manage an offshore black-box QA team. The scope of the offshore team’s responsibility is extended to all functional areas of Skytap services, not just UI.
  • Own mobile app testing efforts.
  • Design and develop new automated test frameworks and tools
  • Extend existing frameworks where appropriate
  • Collaborate closely with a talented team of engineers and architects
  • Research and experiment with key test technologies and standards    

Required background and skills:

  • 5+ years experience in SDET role
  • Knowledge of a programmatic web based tools such as Selenium.
  • Knowledge of browser dev tools, cross-browser testing,  API integration
  • At least a year managing an offshore team
  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent degree or experience)

Strongly preferred background and skills:

  • Experience developing test frameworks in Java, C#, or Python
  • Experience designing and developing automation tools and frameworks for distributed systems
  • Demonstrated ability to use test tools and methods and analyze the results
  • Experience with mobile testing tools (e.g. Appium)
  • Experience with performance testing/tools

At Skytap we believe that great people build a great company. Skytap is committed to providing an inclusive, positive working environment for all employees, regardless of sexual orientation, ableness, physical appearance, education, age, race, or religion. We’re looking for amazing people to join our mission--come be a part of building something great!

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