Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) - Social

Location: Seattle, WA
Job Code: 349
# of openings: 1


As an SDET you will be focusing on services, API testing, and automation creation.  This position will work closely with cross-functional counterparts to determine the vision, scope, design, testability and requirements of the features under test.  As part of the QA team you must be able to independently own the testing of technically complex features, be able to identify and understand key client/server scenarios and be able to implement and execute appropriate test scenarios.  It is also essential that as an SDET you have strong technical and coding skills, good trouble shooting and communication skills and passion for customer experience..


  • Independently carrying out design and implementation of test plans for feature areas
  • Reviewing product designs and specifications
  • Designing, implementing, and executing robust automated and manual test scenarios for services, web pages, and database queries, and community features.
  • Designing and implementing test and automation tools
  • Implementing shared test framework components
  • Load/Stress test preparation and execution
  • System Security review

Required Skills/Personal Requirements:

  • 3+ years professional experience in a technical role, with 1 full software product cycle
  • Proficiency in PHP, Java Script/Action Script, and at least 1 more scripting language.
  • Proficiency in database, social media services, and software design
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Proven test aptitude
  • Leadership experience is a strong plus
  • Familiarity with Flash is a strong plus

Education and/or Certifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or an equivalent technical field


PopCap Games ( is the worldwide leader in casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106 and are available anytime, anywhere. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 500 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, and Shanghai. Its games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled, has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, social platforms, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone, iPad and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox and DS), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap has been one of the most innovative companies in the video game industry since its inception a decade ago. Pioneering new game mechanics, sales models, and platforms ranging from mobile devices to online and location-based games of chance, PopCap is the only video game provider in the world with leading market share across the entire spectrum.

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