Skip to main content

Software Dev Eng Test (SDET) Job

Job Number: 2018-6970

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 7-2-2018



Papa John's International is a global pizza company that is passionate about technology. We are looking for an experienced Software Developer Engineer in Test that has a demonstrated ability in developing processes and building and maintaining automation solutions. In this role, you will be deeply involved in all areas of the SDLC, ensuring the automation team can continuously deliver the best products as we continue to innovate all areas of our business.

To be successful in this role you must be an exceptional quality engineer with broad engineering fundamentals and have what it takes to design, document, and automate tests. We are looking for a candidate who is self-driven, can constantly research and suggest latest technologies, independently troubleshoot technical issues, and work with teams of software engineers, test engineers, and product managers.

  • Work as part of a collaborative, agile team to deliver high quality industry-leading web and mobile platforms
  • Own, develop and extend the test automation suite. Research leading and emerging test automation strategies, tools and how they can be leveraged at Papa Johns.
  • Partner with engineers during story and task breakdown to develop test strategies that effectively cover the functional, scale and performance characteristics of a feature.
  • Design, develop and maintain a modular, extensible and reusable test automation harness and scripts
  • Identify and document bugs in usability and functionality; help engineers troubleshoot issues as they are uncovered
  • Conduct functional, regression and performance testing
  • Design and implement continuous testing strategies integrating into CI/CD pipeline
  • Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Creation and management of test data
  • Verify the application is secure in compliance with OWASP and other standards


  • Strong understanding of both front-end and back-end web technologies
  • Excellent judgement, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience joining continuous testing into Continuous Integration pipelines
  • A passion for testing and ensuring quality while driving automation
  • Familiar with standard Java/OO design patterns.
  • Practical experience developing automation at scale (e.g., writing multi-threaded tests)
  • Working knowledge of web application security standards
  • Performance, Load, and Security testing experience
  • Strong working SQL knowledge
  • Ability to empathize with end-user needs; build with ease of adoption in mind
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous and thorough attention to detail
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, related technical field or commensurate work experience
  • 2+ years as an SDET in an agile environment working with consumer facing and mission critical, high volume platforms
  • 4+ years of strong object-oriented development and architecture experience


Exciting things are happening at Papa John's corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is YOU!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John's has over 5,000 locations in 44 countries and territories around the world. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Driven to be the best. Better Ingredients. Better People. ®

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, veteran status, uniformed service (as defined by 10 U.S.C. § 101(a)(5)), protected disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by statute or local law.

The Company utilizes eSignatures for Disclosures and Consent which applies to all Materials, both current and future, related to your application for or possible employment with Papa John's International, Inc. on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries ("Papa John's"). By choosing to click "Apply Now" and move forward in the Application Process you are confirming that you have read, understood and agree to the Company's E-Signature Disclosures and Consent Policy. Please click here to review this policy.

Back to top