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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Date:  Jul 20, 2021

San Jose, CA, US, 95134


Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


CDK Global: Evolving the Automotive Retail Experience.  At CDK Global, we love creating a great fun-loving work environment. We create software solutions that are used by the majority of the Automotive Dealers in the US and around the world with more than 28,000 dealer sites in over 100 countries and 7000+ employees worldwide.   We thrive on providing solutions to dealer problems that no one else can!


Power the Possibilities
The CDK Global technology team is looking for collaborative innovators who are passionate about making their mark on emerging enterprise software products. We’re building and developing cloud technology for the automotive retail industry that will change the landscape for automotive dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customers they serve.

If you’re ready for high-impact, you’re ready for CDK.


So what are we looking for as we grow our team?


  • Enthusiasm
  • A love of learning
  • Team players
  • An own it attitude


If you feel these attributes describe you we would like to talk to you!

 Senior Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for automating test cases of complex web / mobile products, have a deep functional understanding of our product suite and implement automation test cases accordingly to ensure their functional coverage & efficiency.

  • Be a Quality advocate for products under test, speak out about issues, take stand on product quality, and convince other teams to keep high-quality standards
  • Responsible to test inter-dependencies(E2E) between multiple portals within product platform
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
  • Develop/execute automation suite and analyze results
  • Bring creative solutions to the table


      Technical Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in SDET role with hands-on skillset
  • 5+ years of engineering experience with various programming languages is desired (JavaScript/React/Node/python and Java, Ruby on Rails preferred)
  • 5+ years of End-to-End (UI & API) Automated testing experience with a variety of frameworks is desired.
  • Knowledge of Selenium, Java, Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Heroku) and integrating automated tests with pipelines
  • Knowledge of Postgres / PostgresSQL
  • Experience in Sauce Labs & Blaze meter is a plus
  • Focus on automated processes (Test reports, Test traceability)
  • Experience with source control (Git, GitHub Flow, Stash)
  • Have good architectural knowledge of various web services, REST, SOAP and Micro Services.
  • An ongoing thirst for new knowledge and ideas, and a passion for software engineering as a QA Performance / Automation Engineer
  • Should be able to use all the web methods like GET, POST, DELETE, etc
  • Experience validating response, response time, error code
  • Experience in Load and Security testing on web services
  • Able to read and understand API documentations
  • Able to derive a number of test cases and scenarios to limit risk of changes
  • Extensive experience in SQL queries to validate API and DB data elements
  • Customer focused attitude with ability to ask pertinent questions to understand the root cause of the issues and identify the business impact to drive priority and response plan.
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong prioritization and multitasking skills



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Developer, Cloud, Testing, Database, SQL, Technology

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