Senior Software Developer in Test
Published on October 25, 2023
Chicago is the home of Beyond Finance’s quickly-growing marketing, product, development and analytics teams. We’re a kind, experienced and hardworking group, and we’re looking to add similarly minded team members who are ready to roll up their sleeves and make an impact.
About The Role
What You’ll Do
- Work closely with the entire team to understand the work being done, communicate any issues you see, verify the quality of the software being built, and deliver new features and improvements.
- Become the SME for projects as they are being planned and developed, and own the testing step in our SDLC.
- Plan and build automation around all new features, and update automation for existing features accordingly.
- In addition to automation, there will be some manual testing for features being developed.
- Investigate and resolve complex bugs in unfamiliar code.
- Troubleshoot test and tool failures with no prior context.
- Mentor other team members on best practices as well as testing and automation strategies.
- Offer code reviews on SDET pull requests.
- Attend and participate in scrum meetings.
What We Look For
- Extensive experience in independently planning and building robust automation to test software applications
- Comfort with manually testing software applications
- Ability to setup and maintain a local Ruby on Rails environment
- Strong understanding of RSpec, Capybara, and Selenium WebDriver
- An understanding of the code pipeline so that you can offer help when troubleshooting and maintenance.
- Ability to prioritize and deliver stories independently, communicate bugs, and risks
- Ability to write complex SQL queries to validate data changes or troubleshoot issues
- Strong communication skills
- Mentorship skills and the ability to give well-crafted constructive feedback
- Considerable employer contributions for health, dental, and vision programs
- Generous PTO, paid holidays, and paid parental leave
- 401(k) matching program
- Merit advancement opportunities
- Career development & training