Sr Associate Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
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Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements

*Candidates for this role must be local to the Cary, NC JMP Headquarters*


JMP, a subsidiary of SAS, is committed to empowering scientists and engineers via our world-class family of statistical software products. For over 30 years, JMP has enabled customers to speed new drugs to market, to design better products and processes, and to figure out how to restore ecosystems. Advancements are made when brilliant people use JMP statistical discovery software to see what they’ve not seen before. If you are a problem solver, a connector, and someone who enjoys helping others, then you might just be the next person to join this dynamic, growing, and global team.


What you’ll do:

JMP’s Web Testing Team, is looking for an experienced test automation engineer to work on JMP HTML5 and JMP Live. In this role, you will have the opportunity to expand an existing automation framework which uses Selenium and Mocha. The ideal candidate should have in-depth knowledge of software development processes and tools with hands-on experience in automation frameworks. The person in this role will work closely with development, should expect to fully understand the architecture that JMP HTML5 and JMP Live are built upon, and will be a significant contributor to identification and resolution of bugs in the software.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify test scenarios and implement automation around all scenarios.
  • Analyze test results to ensure regression tests are successful, identify defects in the software, report issues, and verify defects have been fixed.
  • Interact directly with developers, work effectively in a fast-paced Agile environment.
  • Create reporting mechanisms to effectively communicate status and risks.
  • Affect the quality of software products by influencing the design and testability during development.
  • Keep current of the state-of-the-art technology, via on-the-job learning.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related quantitative field.
  • 2+ years of experience writing software applications, testing software, and general programming.
  • Experience in programming in JavaScript, debugging code, and identifying issues with code.
  • Experience in using Selenium with JavaScript for test automation across multiple browsers and involving various types of applications – Web Applications, Web Services, APIs.
  • Hands-on experience working with automation infrastructure and tools.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Experience with Node.js, npm scripts, and Webpack.
  • Experience with Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, Cucumber, Gherkin or similar testing frameworks.
  • Experience with using REST APIs.
  • Working knowledge of both Windows and Unix operating systems, platforms, technologies.
  • Strong teamwork skills, ability to learn quickly, excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work independently and own projects from conception to release.
  • Perform complex tasks executing and modifying processes, plans and design when needed.
  • Solid understanding of software testing tools, methodologies, and principles.
  • Strong passion towards building efficient processes to increase software development productivity.

Additional Preferences 

  • Experience using Jenkins and Docker.
  • Experience with Load Runner and JMeter.
  • Experience in using Sauce Labs to scale up test execution.
  • Experience with testing and performance testing for cloud-based applications.


Additional Information:

JMP is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Know Your Rights. Also view the Pay Transparency notice.


Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. JMP employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, JMP may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. JMP collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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