SAP HCM Software Engineer in Test Job in Reston, Virginia

Requisition ID: 179786

Work Area: Software-Development Operations

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customersacross borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

SAP SuccessFactors is an industry leader providing HR solutions in the Cloud. At SAP SuccessFactors, we believe that purpose drives people and people drive business performance. Become part of the diverse team in Reston, Virginia that develops highly scalable Learning applications to transform the workforce experience for the future. As part of the team, you will work on the next generation of Learning solutions that enable companies to improve business results, boost productivity and increase organizational competitiveness. If you are a curious, self-motivated, passionate software and systems professional, our culture will allow you to innovate and thrive. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) for our growing team. The SDET should bring expertise in the Agile Software Development Lifecycle, Software quality assurance methodologies, White/Grey and end to end automated testing techniques and tools used in Cloud environment. Will be working closely with Product Owners, Software Developers and Program Managers with in a SCRUM team. It is important that the successful candidate have excellent communication skills and hands-on experience with latest automation tools, technologies, and agile practices.

Job Duties include

  • Participate in all levels of design and look closely at code quality and risk to achieve a verifiable test strategy

  • Ability to write production quality code and develop unit testing, automation testing of backend services and APIs

  • Experience delivering white box and grey-box testing solutions, including automation and end-to-end testing

  • Unites with Engineering to understand the design, and enforces a verifiable/testable code

  • Has knowledge of development processes (Agile, SAFe, BDD, TDD, Pair programing)

  • Has knowledge of various Non-UI automated solutions.

Required Qualifications

  • 3 years of overall experience or similar role as a SDET

  • Good understanding of Core Java concepts and principles.

  • Experience in front-end technologies including HTML, DHTML, CSS, JSP and JavaScript, AJAX

  • Good understanding of RDBMS and familiar with HANA/Oracle or other major databases like SQL Server and DB2

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, preferably SCRUM

  • Familiar with tools like GIT, Eclipse, Jenkins, FindBugs etc

  • Enthusiastic, reliable individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent required


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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