Senior Software Engineer in Test at Unusual Ventures () (allows remote)

Senior Software Engineer in Test at Unusual Ventures () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-11-02 05:00:31

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We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test to help lead our test automation efforts as part of our growing QA engineering team. As our first Software Engineer in Test, you'll be laying the ground rules, standards, and best-practices for automation engineering at Contra, in close collaboration with our Lead QA engineer and the engineering team that your work supports. If you share a passion for high-quality software, strong engineering principles, and building in a startup environment, we'd love to hear from you. Your work will be seen across the organization and help us reliably and swiftly ship product at scale.

You’ll be successful here if you

    • Experience with designing and developing end-to-end automated tests with a framework like Cypress
    • Experiencing writing automated tests for different types of applications (web, mobile, server-side, etc.)
    • Experience with writing API automation scripts and validating APIs
    • Experience leading test automation projects in a highly collaborative environment
    • Experience with Javascript and/or TypeScript
    • Experience with establishing QA best practices, methodologies, and processes
    • Working knowledge of CI/CD

How you’ll add value at Contra

    • Scale our existing test automation framework infrastructure and test coverage across our products
    • Establish and evaluate best practices for our growing automation efforts
    • Collaborate with fellow engineers to design, build, and execute automated test strategies based on new product initiatives
    • Triage bugs and update automated tests to reflect regressions

How Contra can add value for you

    • Remote-first culture
    • Health coverage
    • Well-funded company built to scale
    • Competitive salary + equity
    • Generous vacation policy + paid holidays off
    • Flexible parental leave
    • No Meeting Wednesdays
    • Half day every third Friday of the month (throughout Covid)
    • A custom Slack emoji, just for you

Our stack

    • Typescript
    • React.js
    • Node.js, GraphQL, Redis, PostgreSQL
    • Gitlab CI/CD, ArgoCD, Kubernetes

Our interview process

    • Intro call with either Recruiter or Hiring Manager (15-30 minutes)
    • Technical interview with Frontend Lead (45 minutes)
    • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
    • Technical interview with our CTO (30-45 minutes)
    • Interview with Founders (30 minutes)
About ContraContra is a professional community for the independent digital workforce. Digital professionals use Contra to create stunning visual profiles, earn money commission-free, and build high-quality professional communities and referral networks. Contra was founded just over a year ago by a group of independents who were tired of existing professional networks that are blind to the needs of digital professionals and is rapidly paving the way for the future of work, or the "passion economy" (a term coined by one of our earliest investors). Our June product launch, the first Annual State of Independence report, was the #1 product of the day, #2 of the week on Product Hunt. We're also one of just a few companies partnering with TikTok to launch their TikTok Resumes Product.Learn more about ContraContra.com)Contra on TikTok (our target audience is Gen Z)Contra on TwitterContra in the PressBen on Twitter (our Co-Founder, CEO)Gajus on Twitter (our Co-Founder, CTO)