Quest Diagnostics
Sr IT Test Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Secaucus Map
Posted: 11/14/2021
Closing: 12/13/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Sr IT Test Engineer

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.


Basic Purpose:
As a member of a centralized, service-oriented, Software Delivery Automation Center of Excellence (SDA COE), the Senior SDET is a highly motivated, self-reliant problem solver who develops and maintains products, services, and other technical solutions directed toward efficient delivery of high-quality software, focusing on automation, integrated SDLC workflows and tools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain modular, data-driven API/UI hybrid test automation solutions for various applications and technology stacks, including Web (RWD), Desktop, and Mobile
  • Work closely with automation architects to execute POCs/Pilots of new solutions
    Setup, maintain, and troubleshoot CI/CD pipelines for multiple product areas, utilizing tools such as Jenkins, GitHub, Docker, Puppet, etc.
  • Setup, maintain, and troubleshoot test environments (VMWare, Docker, Selenium Grid, etc.)
    Utilizing Development skills and tools, create, maintain, and troubleshoot modular, global and application-specific test automation code;
  • Using OOP and scripting languages as applicable: Java, JavaScript, Ruby, etc.
  • Following modular, data-driven design methodologies
  • Leveraging multiple test automation tools such as Selenium, Protractor, HP-UFT, Cucumber, SoapUI, Postman, and Applitools.
  • Accounting for execution performance, reusability, portability, stability, and maintainability
  • Innovate, design, and develop utilities, tools, and solutions to enhance accuracy and efficiency
  • Identify and champion process improvements
  • Implement and enforce automation code standards and best practices, including documentation
  • Validate and report data via SQL queries
  • Work closely with application Developers to create and maintain white box API tests
  • Debug and resolve failures, including research and implementation of technical resolutions and stable workarounds
  • Participate in Agile Scrum Team, including planning meetings and demos
  • Work closely with Testers and Business Analysts to establish and maintain in-depth knowledge of application area
  • Collect quality metrics and perform trend analysis
  • Regularly report status and backlog to customers
  • Train, oversee, and support testers in automation script development (including Cucumber
  • Provide peer reviews and inspections to ensure best practices adherence
  • Manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously

    Supervision Exercised:
  • Provide oversight and guidance to testers utilizing tool integration and automation solutions provided by the SDA team
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with test tool and automation best practices, by junior testers.

  • Education Preferred: B.S. Degree in Computer Science or Related Field, and/or equivalent experience
  • Work Experience:
  • Minimum 7+ years of proven, hands-on development experience using Java, C#, Ruby, Python, or comparable
  • Prefer minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience using test automation tools such as Selenium (or comparable), at the GUI level, and SoapUI (or comparable) at the Web Service layer
  • Experience working with Eclipse, Intellij, or comparable Maven, Ant, or comparable Jenkins, Hudson, or comparable
    Perforce, GitHub, or comparable


 Good knowledge of relational database systems (SQL Server, Oracle) and ability to write/execute basic queries
Experience with
Selenium Grid
Unit Testing
Mobile application automation
Responsive Web Design application automation
API automation
Gherkin writing
Other Desirable Qualifications: Experience in script-less test automation using Tosca or similar tools
Experience in Test Data Management
Experience in Service Virtualization
Knowledge of test case management and defect-tracking tools (QC, QAC, TFS, Jira, Rally, or comparable)
Understanding of the Agile software development cycle from requirements through design, coding, unit and integration testing, documentation, deployment, and maintenance
Healthcare domain experience

Physical/Mental Qualifications:

 Capable of working independently and within a team
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Customer focused continuous improvement mindset
Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies and developing innovative technical solutions
Ability to prioritize and handle changing priorities in a fast-paced culture


Experience in Infrastructure related testing
Additional required technical skills/expertise include:
Knowledge in Middleware
Unix-Linux (servers)
Load testing

Apply Today
Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

Your Quest career. Seek it out.
All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship. 

Sr IT Test Engineer