Software Engineer In Test

Autodesk - full time


08 Apr 2019


Position Overview

As software engineer in test, apply strong development skills to create code based strategies with an objective to find defects during the development cycle to assure software quality and improve software development process in general. Validate functionality, API compatibility, stability, performance and bring customer perspective into the development process to ensure product goals are met.


  • Create test plans to test features, functionality, or whole products at the code level. Support development through writing and maintain automated tests including unit tests, functional tests, performance tests, scenario tests and interoperability tests
  • Design and develop automation harness using C++, .NET, Web Services and JavaScript. May use or adapt commercial off the shelf software test tools (Test Complete) or develop custom applications
  • Participate in code and test plan reviews with rest of QA and development team
  • Process defect reports from customers, product support, newsgroups, Applications Engineers and confirms / tracks specific issues
  • Estimate, plan, schedule and coordinate software testing tasksExecute test plans to validate the quality of product features
  • Support beta programs / QA driven customer events, including mass testing efforts such as test fests
  • Research in software testing types, methods and emerging technologies and tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree (in Computer Science or other engineering discipline.) with excellent academic background or work experience
  • 1+ years software development or QA experience
  • Strong programming (C++/C#) and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding an application of object-oriented design, design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Agile/Scrum experience in delivering production quality software releases

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing third party applications for AutoCAD using ObjectARX
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD family products or competitive CAD software

The Ideal Candidate

  • Passion for developing robust software and writing maintainable code
  • Fast learner, Pragmatic and results oriented
  • Ability to learn large software systems quickly
  • Flexibility under changing conditions and ability to multi-task between projects, able to work well in a team to deliver on team goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English language
  • Self-directed, willingness to take initiative and committed to deliver on time
  • Keen interest in new technologies and their timely adoption
  • Ability to work with remote and international team members

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