Election Systems & Software

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Job Location US-NE-Omaha
Posted Date 6 months ago(5/12/2020 4:54 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Software Development

Job Description

The Engineer, Software Development in test (SDET) automates test cases, verify fixes, validate and document completion of testing and development, find bugs, defects and regressions.  Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and test software modules using scientific analysis and mathematical models in alignment with customer outcome requirements using applicable programming tools and languages to code, test and debug software.
  2. Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  3. Enhances and repair functionality of existing applications and participate in extensive unit test code coverage.
  4. Provides regular updates with respect to progress on tasks and projects. Perform root cause analysis of complex issues.
  5. Provides end user support as needed to resolve production issues. Provides on-call coverage and/or on-site support during peak election periods.
  6. Documents, tracks and communicates software test plans, test results, analyses and unresolved problems.
  7. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Education: Preferred Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems)


Minimum 5  years experience including:

Experience preferred with C# programming language, Java. SQL, JavaScript, Selenium.

Related work experience with Integrated Development Environment applicable to company targeted projects

Experience in programming techniques and practices applicable to company targeted projects

Experience with Agile software development methodology

Experience with common data structures and algorithms

Experience with and ability to apply Object Oriented Analysis and/or Structured Analysis

Experience in unit testing and testing environment tools.

Experience with use and administration of source code repositories



Ability to collaborate with a multifunctional team

Ability to analyze problems and design, implement and test appropriate solutions to problems

Ability to document and communicate technical information for consumption by ES&S managers and associates

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry 

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form including abstract and/or concrete


Licenses/Certifications:  Software certifications a plus but not required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.


Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and utilize mental acuity.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Travel:  Approximately 5% travel is anticipated.


Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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