Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test (3154) in Lewisville, TX at Xome

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

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A subsidiary of Nationstar Mortgage founded in 2012, Xome was built on the belief that the process of buying/selling a home shouldn’t undermine the excitement of home ownership. In working to bridge the offline and online worlds of real estate, we’ve opened new possibilities for home buyers/sellers and more business for real estate professionals.

Xome is comprised of industry leading real estate and technology companies, including Real Estate Digital, Quantarium, GoPaperless, Title365, and Xome Labs, united by the shared goal of forever transforming the real estate experience.  Learn more at



Our Xome teams in Dallas, Orange County, Denver, and Seattle are building next-generation real estate software and service solutions. We put our customers first, are action-biased, and when we fail – we fail fast and move forward. There is no shortage of opportunity for exciting challenges and career growth. Learn more at  


The SDET is responsible for planning and executing test plans and test cases to ensure development output meets the defined specifications according to the business requirements and technical specifications. Utilizing existing tools and techniques, the SDET will execute test cases and build automation scripts for performing testing.

Daily Tasks Include:

  • Review business and functional requirements and technical specifications of current software development projects
  • Participate in Functional requirement reviews, clarifying requirements, understanding design decisions
  • Convert requirements and specifications into a QA test plan, test cases and ultimately test scripts. Review of test plan with peer job families for coverage of software changes being introduced
  • Execute test cases, report progress and determine whether software working to specifications. Document defects and other issues in a timely and accurate manner. Follow up on outstanding issues to meet testing timelines. Ensure that no defective products are moved to end-user testing or production environments without stakeholder approval.
  • Assist in post-implementation issue review and continuous improvement efforts to enhance system performance
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Conduct root cause analysis of identified defects providing Development/Business Analyst partners with sufficient detail to understand, replicate and prevent future occurrences the defect
  • Drive Test Automation Efforts Through the Followning:
  • Create, review, update and execute automation scripts (Selenium) as required for development, debugging efforts, and regression activity for a release
    • Build framework methods and packages, and set up automation frameworks. Maintain frameworks and perform automation testing. Define New Framework features where needed.
    • Support CI/CD integrations with Automation
    • Performance Test Implementation and Performance testing
    • Perform Integration testing & security Testing
  • Mentor Junior SDET’s to advance overall team skill level


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5 years’ experience testing complex multi-tiered web-based systems and complex data-driven applications
  • 4-5 years’ experience with building test automation scripts using automation testing tools such as Selenium
  • Solid knowledge of testing API and web/windows services  
  • Proficiency with SQL database technologies and techniques
  • Exposure to client/server, object-oriented applications
  • At least 5 years in-depth experience and demonstrated proficiency with Agile methodology and iterative software development techniques and processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teams (onshore/offshore), self-directed to find solutions and strong written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Proficiency in using tools such as Jenkins, Jira
  • Java and/or Python experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to contribute and enhance the Automation Framework and Infrastructure
  • Experience in performance evaluation of websites to assess ability to scale up the load
  • Proficiency in Problem Solving on Basic Data Structures

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