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Software Design Engineer in Test IV – Services Team

Since its founding in 2002, Big Fish has been the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, with titles which continuously land us at the top of app store charts. Today, we’re bounding into the mid-core space, exploring new and exciting forms of gameplay, and producing more fun than ever! Big Fish is home to six individual studios, each with its own unique style of game-play. Together, we’re united under a common goal: to produce and develop the very best in mobile gaming, and bring fun and entertainment to our millions of customers across the globe!


We are looking for a motivated and passionate Software Development Engineer in Test to work closely with development and drive the test efforts on various projects with their team. You will be responsible for handling, costing and delivering projects from start to finish and ensuring a robust, bug-free product with our Customers in mind. This candidate will be an experienced SDET who will focus on building, expanding and supporting the in house systems that serve games to our customers, growing and supporting a team of SDET’s and working with business on priorities.  This position includes a lot of programming, but the willingness and ability to do what the project entails.  They will also have to drive employees’ and colleagues’ deliverables as well as career growth.

Technologies we use: Linux (Ubuntu), Java, TestNG, Dropwizard, Python, MySQL, MongoDB, Kafka, Memcache, ActiveMQ, Apache, JMeter, IntelliJ, REST


  • Experience over multiple release cycles in software development, with specific focus on test plans, test frameworks, test strategies, execution of test cases and overall software quality enforcement
  • 7+ years testing scalable data driven services which support multiple client types
  • 3+ years leading a technical team delivering large data projects
  • Experience in developing automation framework and automated test cases in modern programming languages such as Java, C#, Python and database / NoDB technologies
  • Experience testing and/or building sophisticated distributed systems
  • Experience in detailed log file analysis & diagnosis of problems in distributed systems
  • Understanding and testing for system and application performance and scalability
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science or a relevant area is required along with 5-8 years of work experience with transactional business critical systems
  • Strong testing & analytic skills along with passion for high quality and collaboration


To succeed the ideal candidate will have collaboration and the attitude to thrive in a start-up like environment where flexibility is essential in delivering rock solid, customer focused products. You show a strong sense of ownership and a bias for action. If this sounds like you, come join us in Seattle and help Big Fish Games continue to be leader in casual gaming space.


We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow, with just over 600 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office. Located in Lower Queen Anne, our corporate offices are conveniently located on the beautiful Puget Sound, just outside the hustle-and-bustle of Downtown. We’re a short walk from great Seattle attractions like Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Garden, shops and restaurants at the pier, and a variety of food truck hot-spots.

Need commuting options? We’re right along multiple bus routes for the transit-takers, the Elliott Bay trail for cyclists, and have a secure on-site garage for two and four-wheeled commuters. Our facilities are built around work and play, with state of the art tools and software, and amenities that make work fun! Take a break in one of our game rooms, refresh yourself with a free snack or beverage, or get out for some fresh air on one of our waterside balconies.

On top of all this, we’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!

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Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!