April 15, 2020

Why hire me as an SDET? Some recommendations.

As you may have seen in my last post, the workplace I have loved had a reduction in force. I made a lot of friends at Threat Stack, people I loved working with and hanging out with. I am really going to miss them.

I am now looking for a new full-time perm SDET role in the Boston role. Why hire me as an SDET as your company? Here are a few recommendations from the people I worked for, worked with, and trained:


April 14, 2020

SDET looking for full-time opportunities in Downtown Boston

Anyone know of any SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) positions in Downtown Boston? I am now looking for new employment.

I now have five years experience in the automation development space. I am familiar with:
  • Creating and demoing automation framework proof-of-concepts
  • Interviewing stakeholders to validate business needs are met
  • Leading discussions on what makes up a high value test
  • Setting up code reviews with developers
  • Iterating through development stages
  • Customizing reporting and logging
  • Configuring tests to be run continuously
  • Training fellow automation developers on how to add to the finished framework. 
  • See samples of Programming Projects I have done
I have experience as a:
I have been a QA Engineer since 1996. Seeking full-time employment in Boston, MBTA accessible.

And here's my GitHub and my LinkedIn Profile!

Happy Testing!

-T.J. Maher
Sr. QA Engineer, Software Engineer in Test
Meetup Organizer, Ministry of Testing - Boston

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March 24, 2020

New article on the Threat Stack blog: How to Write an Automated Test Framework in a Million Little Steps

A new article of mine was just published on the Threat Stack blog, dealing with all the research, requirements gathering, and analysis I performed when I was drafting the first version of an automation framework testing our web application, the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform.

The article is called: How to Write an Automated Test Framework in a Million Little Steps. Enjoy!

So far, I have written for Threat Stack:

... And I was interviewed for the article, Current Trends in Automated Software Testing. Now you know why I haven't had a chance to post to this blog in a while. Work has kept me busy, busy, busy!

Happy Testing!

-T.J. Maher
Sr. QA Engineer, Software Engineer in Test
Meetup Organizer, Ministry of Testing - Boston

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