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Senior Quality Engineer SDET

Posted November 24, 2022

Hilton - System Solutions - Memphis
Memphis, TN
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*** The location for this position is virtual/remote ***

From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to Hilton Connected Room that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature, and lighting controls, Hilton’s Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future – for our guests, owners, and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment, this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.

What will I be doing: The Senior Quality Engineer SDET is responsible for developing, designing and implementing automated and manual testing to support e-commerce initiatives across our online properties. The candidate will be a pivotal member of an Agile Scrum team working closely with product owners, front-end developers, and backend developers to drive a successful testing strategy. More specifically, you will:

  • Design, develop and deliver automated front end testing using Java with WebDriver / TestNG and services testing using Groovy scripting with JMeter / SoapUI /API
  • Contribute to Enterprise Test Automation Frameworks when needed
  • Provide accurate estimates for test strategy, design, and execution work
  • Document, communicate, and escalate test results and defects
  • Apply Jenkins / Maven / Git / Stash for continuous integration and version control of automation artifacts
  • As needed, coordinate activities between the US and remote testing teams
  • Build and implement SQL queries and validate databases using an automation tool


What are we looking for: We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

  • Critical thinking to translate sophisticated application flows to test cases
  • Hands-on engineer with the ability to code in various programming languages (preferably in Java), JavaScript, SQL, etc to automate tests for the full solution stack (UI, App Layer, REST API, Web Service)
  • Proven experience within test automation development, using frameworks and tools like Junit, TestNG, Appium, Cucumber, Postman as well as REST/JSON APIs
  • Verifiable experience in building and deploying CI systems such as Jenkins, and Bamboo. Hands-on experience building CI automation pipelines using Jenkins, Docker
  • Data-driven, with strong problem-solving skills with analytical capabilities to be able to support theories/solutions using underlying data.
  • Knowledge of Cloud-based Web Applications Architecture.
  • Knowledge of deployment technologies with emphasis on AWS Cloud.
  • Experience using the Selenium Grid for parallel execution of Test Cases in Multiple Browsers
  • Knowledge of Extent Reports 2.0, Eclipse IDE, and Java for developing the Automation Scripts.
  • Experience in developing Feature Files using Gherkins language for the BDD.
  • Experience with the Postman, ReadyAPI with Groovy scripting to Test the APIs.
  • Knowledge of using the No-SQL databases like Couchbase, JMeter, or BlazeMeter for the performance testing of the APIs
  • Detailed understanding of concurrency, threading, algorithms, and data structures
  • Front End UI experience in HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

To fulfill this role optimally, the candidate should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of professional experience in Technology or related field
  • Three (3) years of experience in Microservices, Webservices testing using SOAP and REST based service & XML, JSON.
  • Three (3) years of experience with script and non-script based Functional tools such as Eclipse/IDE, Extent Reports, TestNG, Selenium, Test Complete, and QTP.
  • Three (3) years of experience writing frameworks that use and interact with Devops tools like Couchbase, JIRA, Stash, Bamboo, Confluence, Ready API - Soap UI Pro, Ready API – ServiceV, Git, Jenkins
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins and GIT and other relevant tools)
  • Must have worked on the SQL queries and other Database scripts
  • Experience with Automation Frameworks and Automating Test Cases using Commercial and Open source tools
  • Experience in BDD/TDD, Agile/SCRUM & DevOps team, developed and maintained test sets for the Hospitality relation business.
  • Occasional off-hours support may be required.

It would be useful in this position for the candidate to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or Associate’s Degree plus 6 years of Technology related experience, or High School Degree/GED plus 10 years of Technology related experience
  • Five (5) years of experience with test automation tools and development in a product engineering organization
  • Five (5) years of development experience using J2EE/Groovy Shell and DB SQL in Linux and Windows platform

What is it like working for Hilton?

The future of hospitality is bright at Hilton: a leading global hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. Dedicated to filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, we have welcomed more than 3 billion guests in our more than 100-year history. Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture, and we are consistently named among one of the World’s Best Workplaces.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members, so they can Thrive, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as workplace flexibility, career growth and development, and our Go Hilton travel discount program. Hilton prioritizes understanding and integrating our Team Members’ unique perspectives and voices—along with those of our Guests, Owners, Suppliers, and Partners—to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Check out the Hilton Careers blog and Instagram to learn more about what it’s like to be on Team Hilton! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We will ensure that qualified individuals with protected disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions of their role, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Hilton offers its eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental coverage, vision coverage, life insurance, short-and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) savings plan, paid time off, and our travel discount. The salary for this role varies by applicable and specialized experience and location (Colorado & New York City applicants: Please click here for additional information.). Subject to plan terms and conditions, you will be eligible to participate in the Hilton Annual Incentive (Bonus) Plan, consistent with other team members at the same level and/or position within the Company.

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Hilton - System Solutions - Memphis

755 Crossover Lane
Memphis, TN 38117

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We are passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

We believe Hospitality isn’t just a job; it’s a journey of self-discovery, growth, community and cultures. Our Team Members are extraordinary professionals who work together to deliver exceptional experiences for all who walk through our doors. As we continue to grow and innovate, our Vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” has never faltered. We are more than a room for the night. We create heartfelt experiences for Guests, meaningful opportunities for Team Members, and a positive impact in our Communities.