PDS Tech Inc Software Systems Engineer - III in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

PDS TECH INC. is seeking Software Systems Engineer - III located in Basking Ridge,NJ.


Participates in requirement gathering sessions with business sponsors and scrum masters - Contributes to conversations, identifies opportunities, is concise, fosters understanding, and advocates for end user

Create detailed system test plans for PeopleSoft HCM HR, Absence and North America Payroll from a functional testing perspective

Perform acceptance testing on PeopleSoft environments established for each of our clients

Assist the Technical, Coding, and Business Analysis teams with planning activities related to product specific Tax & Regulatory updates (i.e., bundle scheduling, project planning and tracking, etc.)

Facilitates/Attends project meetings and document meeting agendas and minutes.

Sets up environments/servers for testing needs

Propose/write/define appropriate test plans artifacts

Translates functional business requirements to Test Scenarios – experience with BDD/TDD is a plus. Able to transform these Test Scenarios into Automated scripts

Contributes to project plans/work packages as required.

Reviews and/or may participate in the development of test plans, cases and test data.

Performs integration and acceptance testing as required.

Verifies that test plans/cases were executed for unit, integration, and acceptance as required.

Participates in product release activities and contributes to troubleshooting enhancement and production support related issues.

Defect Management

Assess risk and perform bug scoring

Understand and actively participate in grooming/planning sessions (i.e. provides opinions/thoughts)

Puts quality of the product above finding defects

Manually test web and mobile applications

Thoroughly and accurately document identified bugs in a timely manner

Thoroughly and accurately recording all test results

Write clear and concise acceptance criteria/descriptions

Maintain test data management and experience with test data management

Works independently and successfully in unsupervised work environments and is capable of making sound business decisions consistently, with minimal guidance.


Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in Automation testing

Development background experience in Java, JavaScript, Spring or other MVC framework, SQL, Databases (Oracle/MySQL/DB2), web/application servers (Tomcat/JBoss/WebLogic/Apache etc.), Peoplesoft or similar HCM ERP experience a must.

Experience in API & Web Services testing like Soap, REST etc

Experience of mocking dependent services for integration test purposes

Experience in any of the public cloud product is a plus (AWS, Oracle etc.)

Strong understanding of distributed systems.

In depth knowledge of SDLC and STLC in the Agile delivery model

Strong experience with dev ops tools JIRA, Zephyr Git, Jenkins

Strong experience with testing automation tools like Protractor and Selenium

Experience in BDD/TDD Cucumber frameworks

Up-to-date knowledge of test automation trends, technologies, methods, etc.

Excellent problem-solving skills strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience in Planning, forecasting and presenting automation solutions

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.