Software Engineer in Test

Date:May 15, 2019

City:Mclean, Virginia

Office:Jobspring Arlington - MWD


Type:Direct Hire


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Mclean, VA based cyber security SaaS product start-up seeks candidates for a Test Automation Engineer to join as QA number 3 on the engineering team. The mission of the company is to improve and sustain cyber security efficiency. This product provides protection for layered cybersecurity protocols, intellectual property, financial integrity, critical infrastructure, and customer data. Ideal candidates will have experience working in a startup environment and designing then implementing custom test automation frameworks for UI testing from scratch. The platform being tested has a JavaScript/React front end, with Python and Ruby on the back end, so experience testing in a similar technical environment would be a huge plus.

This position a great opportunity to learn new technology while working on new development from scratch, and the office culture provides a family-like work environment of passionate technologists. The product itself is industry changing, and the company is just beginning to scale up so it’s a very exciting time to join.


Requirement Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in custom test automation engineering
  • Strength in at least one of the following: JavaScript, Python, Ruby
  • Selenium WebDriver, WebdriverIO, or relevant UI Automation Framework
  • Prior start up experience


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge of AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Pytest, RSpec, Ghost Inspector
  • Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • API testing experience
  • Unit testing
  • Agile Development process
  • Performance testing
  • Creative capabilities
  • Admiration of privacy and security
  • Self-motivated
  • Student like mindset
  • Computer Science degree or related


What you will be doing:

Tech Break Down

  • 20% front end test automation
  • 50% API Test Automation
  • 30% manual or back-end testing

Role Breakdown:

  • 80% Hands on test design and development
  • 20% Team collaboration (will increase as team grows)


The Offer

  • Competitive salary up to $120k plus bonus and equity potential

Your benefits will include:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits with vision and dental
  • 401(k) + matching
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Learn and develop new programming skills
  • Opportunity to gain leadership experience with junior developers
  • Opportunities for some work from home

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