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The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Palo Alto, California is $118,993 per year.

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Job Description for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Senior software development engineers of testing, commonly abbreviated "SDETs," are typically employed by database companies and other companies in the tech industry to identify and fix bugs in companies' computer codes. While some of this debugging is performed by hand, a significant portion of this work is devoted to designing and building automated testing tools and systems which, when implemented, are capable of automatically debugging test cases. After a script is debugged, senior SDETs then provide test documentation and validate the script's completion.

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About Palo Alto, California

Santa Clara County, California
66,848
Male:
31,451 (47.0%)
Female:
35,397 (53.0%)
Palo Alto (/ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈpalo ˈalto]; from palo, literally "stick", colloquially "tree", and alto "tall"; meaning: "tall tree") is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a coast redwood tree called El Palo Alto. Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest,...
Palo Alto:
$147,737
California:
$64,500
$2,337
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California:
$449,100
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Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
50%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 50%