Lead Software Development Engineer in Test


Lead Software Development Engineer in Test J-4328

Location: Omaha, NE

Employment Type: Direct Placement (Full-Time)

Work Environment:: Hybrid

Compensation: $100k-$130k+; Based on experience

*Note: For this position, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship and unable to work with 3rd parties. *

Capstone IT is seeking a Lead Software Development Engineer in Test for a direct-hire, hybrid position in Omaha, NE, to join our client’s innovative, growing Development team. In this role, you will guide the creation of the team’s risk-based quality strategy and drive the application of the best available tools and practices. You will work closely with development teams in an Agile environment to ensure the software is rigorously tested and meets high standards. This position involves leading quality engineering efforts, developing automated test suites, and mentoring team members on quality best practices. The ideal candidate will possess a collaborative mindset, a curious nature, strong critical thinking abilities, and the capability to mentor others in quality best practices within an Agile team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive the creation of an automated test suite that supports the development and confidence of your team’s Product and new feature changes.
  • Lead the application of quality engineering for a development team.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend tools to advance quality capabilities.
  • Work closely with teams to establish repeatable validation tests and active application monitoring that support a foundation for CI/CD processes and infrastructure.
  • Assist with defining and developing test automation strategy and framework for testing multiple platforms such as web, mobile, and desktop.
  • Develop and maintain data to support these quality metrics.
  • Ability to understand the client’s current and evolving architecture. Assist with implementing systems that are highly available, scalable, and resilient.
  • Collaborate with architecture, senior developers, and management to ensure our development and testing pipeline is efficient, well-tested, and has multiple testing environments.
  • Maintain an optimized, scalable testing pipeline that is efficient and balances benchmarks with time-to-deployment.
  • Work to continuously improve the speed, efficiency, and scalability of our tests, systems, and environments.
  • Maintain a ‘test to break’ mindset. Proactively communicate defects/issues to team members.
  • Mentor team members on quality practices within their role. Work closely with developers to ensure code is highly tested throughout the CI/CD pipeline.


  • Strong knowledge of QA methodologies, testing best practices, automation frameworks, tools, and processes.
  • Ability to configure and manage tool suites.
  • Strong technical experience with web and mobile platforms.
  • Experience with performance and load testing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SaaS concepts and eCommerce is desirable.
  • Experience with JavaScript-based UIs and REST APIs is preferred.
  • Knowledge of data strategies for quality and supporting tools (SQL).
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and methodical in approach with strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to resolve technical and non-technical issues with minimum supervision.
  • Natural curiosity to experiment and test the limits of software functionality.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC processes.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field, or 4-7 years of quality engineering experience within an enterprise-wide environment.
  • Experience in deploying test engineering within Continuous Integration pipelines.
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment methodologies.
  • Proficiency with tools such as BlazeMeter, Postman, JMeter, JUnit/NUnit, Selenium, Gherkin, Cucumber, Ava, Mocha, Enzyme, Cypress, and Jenkins.

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