The Oakleaf Group, LLC

Software Development Engineer in Test

2 weeks ago


Software Development Engineer in Test

Washington, DC metro area



For a large financial services client, we are seeking an SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) to do automation testing for a 1 year or longer project to automate SAS applications relating to the calculation of earnings at risk.


  • Plan and conduct application automation and testing of systems.
  • Establish approach to evolve project from manual to automated testing
  • Architect automated testing frameworks/methodologies to support system quality and reliability.
  • Build and evolve test frameworks and methodologies to support quality and reliability of systems.
  • Work closely with engineering and product team to design/develop automated test methodologies under the direction of more senior staff, and test financial model application systems.
  • Work closely with engineering and product team to design and develop automated test methodologies under the direction of more senior staff.
  • As part of a development team, contribute to the writing of actionable, testable product requirements in the form of user stories.
  • Develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of the system.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2+ years of related automated testing experience.
  • RDBMS knowledge (e.g., Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL) 
  • Java Development experience (Java interacting with SQL/Excel/Unix – execution and data)
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall software development models.
  • Experience working with SQL, Unix Shell Scripting, Python.
  • Experience implementing test automation for enterprise applications (web, SOA, ETL, and backend)
  • Proficiency with open source automation tools (Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin)
  • Proficiency with open source test frameworks
  • Proficiency with programming languages (Java, Groovy)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, Go)
  • Prefer experience with JAVA and SAS.
  • Prefer experience in financial services industry.


Company Overview

The Oakleaf Group is a mid-size consulting firm with offices in Chevy Chase, MD, Bethesda, MD and New York, NY. Our people are our greatest assets and our company culture is grounded on that belief. Our goal is to thrill our clients and challenge and reward our employees.  As a member of the Oakleaf team, you will have an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technology, modernize financial applications, and grow in a friendly workplace where you can work independently and collaboratively. In this position the ideal candidate will work to solve complex “hot topic” issues currently faced by the financial services industry. We bring depth of experience to a wide range of highly satisfied clients, delivering trusted advice along with quantitative, technology, regulatory, and operations strategies. Do you possess the talent and dedication to be part of our growing team?


Third party candidates will not be considered for this position.

As a condition of employment with The Oakleaf Group, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a pre-employment drug screen and/or a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. The Oakleaf Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Oakleaf Group participates in the E-Verify program.


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