Kelly Services Software Platform QA Engineer (SDET) in San Francisco, California

Software Platform QA Engineer (SDET)

Location : San Francisco, CA

Duration : Direct Hire

We're looking for a Software Platform QA Engineer to join our client’s growing team to support the manual and automated testing of their Software Platform as well as the integrations with downstream service consumers.


  • Contribute to quality processes and improvements within the Software Platform Team

  • Ensure proper test coverage and testability within development sprints

  • Participate in QA sprint planning within the Software Platform Team

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of automation tests and frameworks

  • Escalate defect reports and critical issues

  • Work closely with the technical project managers to prioritize defect resolution


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 3-5 years of experience as a QA Engineer, preferably at an enterprise SaaS organization, with working experience as a software development engineer in test (SDET)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience testing the Data Layer specifically

  • Strong knowledge of a full tech stack and strong debugging skills

  • Experience in REST API testing, both automated and manual

  • Experience with testing SOA and microservices applications

  • Experience in writing scripts or programs to analyze/validate large data sets

  • Proficient in QA methodology and process (Agile testing experience preferred)

  • Proficient in SQL: query, inserts and updates

  • Experience with testing ETLs

  • Strong communication skills: must be able communicate with other functional teams to coordinate systems integration testing requirements

  • Ability to convert complex business, technical requirements, use cases, and user stories to test cases and test plans

  • Hands-on experience with defect management tools such as Jira

Nice to Haves

  • Personal or professional experience with Robo-Advising/FinTech Products is highly desired

  • Specific QA experience in a startup environment culture

  • Experience with queuing/messaging systems (RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc.)

  • Experience with time series or document databases

  • Experience in performance engineering/testing of scalable systems

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around

the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-

visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities

will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™

companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:

people like you.

Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your career


AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.