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Software Engineer in Test - Geospatial

at DEKA Research & Development Corp

Posted: 9/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: a6XXOphO2j

Job Description

About DEKA

For over thirty years, DEKA Research & Development Corp. has made Manchester, New Hampshire home. Housed in the largest industrial complex of its time, the historic Amoskeag Millyard, DEKA employs a team of professionals, whose engineering, design, manufacturing and quality expertise make DEKA a hot spot for creating innovative solutions and advanced technologies. Located about an hour from Boston, the beach, and the mountains, DEKA is one of the leading research and development companies in the country and is the birthplace of some of the most innovative and life-changing products of our time.

The Role

The ideal candidate has a strong background in building test framework, stress & performance testing, service/integration level testing, and optimization. The GIS Software Developer in Test is an integral part of the development team working on real-time, enterprise-scale geospatial databases and web services that support the ingestion, visualization, analysis, and production of three-dimensional point cloud data and geospatial products.


  • Design and Develop Java/Groovy test code within an existing automation framework
  • Define and Document test cases based on requirements
  • Develop new frameworks to support Performance, Scalability, and Load testing
  • Analyze test failures to determine root cause
  • Work with developers, program managers, and other teams within DEKA to create high quality software
  • Participate in technical reviews (e.g. requirements, design, test plans, and code)
  • Participate in Agile process (e.g. daily scrum, backlog grooming, planning)

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years code development experience
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working to and with detailed requirements
  • Experience programming with at least one of the following: Java/Groovy, C++, C#
  • Experience defining and documenting test cases
  • Experience using automated software testing tools
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented design and programming principles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong documentation skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS hosted services
  • Experience with Geospatial Information Systems (GIS)
  • Experience with some of the following:  REST, JSON, Spring, SQL and No SQL Databases, JavaScript, Docker, Gradle