Software Development Engineer in Test

Belfast, Northern Ireland /
Development – Engineering /
The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) plays a pivotal role, working closely with WANdisco’s Engineering team to author test cases and create automation to be run as part of an established automation suite. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.

Key Qualifications

    • 1+ years of experience in a Quality Engineering role within a Software Development environment
    • Strong object-orientated programming skills, preferably Java
    • Experience in Linux environments
    • Experience writing test cases to a high standard
    • Experience with Automated Server-side / UI testing and testing RESTful Web Services
    • Proficient English language skills

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience defining and executing formal performance & load tests    
    • Experience testing distributed or replication software    
    • Experience with a source control software such as Git or Subversion
    • Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Vagrant, Puppet, Docker, and Jenkins
    • Knowledge of build tools such as Gradle and Maven
    • Knowledge of multiple languages, primarily Java with Bash, Python, and Ruby


    • Test a fault tolerant, highly available distributed system
    • Test automation of both UI front-end and server-side backend
    • Set up and administer Linux systems across multiple distributions
    • Debug and investigate customer reported issues to discover root cause


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
WANdisco is the LiveData company. WANdisco solutions enable enterprises to create an environment where data is always available, accurate, and protected, creating a strong backbone for their IT infrastructure and a bedrock for running consistent, accurate machine learning applications. With zero downtime and zero data loss, WANdisco LiveData Cloud Services keep geographically dispersed data at any scale consistent between on-premises and cloud environments allowing businesses to operate seamlessly in a hybrid or multi-cloud environment. WANdisco has over a hundred customers and significant go-to-market partnerships with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Oracle, and others as well as OEM relationships with IBM and Alibaba. For more information on WANdisco, visit