Software Engineer in Test

Position: Software Engineer in Test

Do you enjoy solving challenging problems using the latest technologies within a great team? Even better knowing that your work is highly visible and mission critical for thousands of organizations around the globe? 

JumpCloud is searching for the best in the business when it comes to helping to design and test the next generation of server management and directory software. We built a disruptive new technology called Directory-as-a-Service® and it is reinventing a two decade old monopoly, giving organizations freedom of choice with their IT solutions. 

For this role our ideal candidates are passionate about quality and testability, using their software development knowledge to improve code quality. As part of one of our growing feature teams you’ll be responsible for participating in the development, testing and debugging of the JumpCloud software platform including supportability, product quality, and time-to-market. You'll design tests and develop software to break our platform and ultimately make it better.

What you’ll be doing: 
Our SETs are integral members of a cross functional feature development team. Working closely with the engineers on your team you will work together on user stories, determine test cases then automate those test cases for the features under test, driving quality into every release. You'll provide testing methodologies, best practices, and thought leadership as we deliver software for our growing customer base world-wide. 
  • Design and develop reliable, scalable and maintainable tests to validate complex features.
  • Participate in developing effective test strategies
  • Drive our quality effort with a focus on strengthening the design, usability, and testability of our code.
  • Communicate and collaborate within the engineering feature teams to develop automation processes and plans 
  • Diagnose, debug and perform root­ cause analysis of issues and defects

Skills and attributes we’d like you to have:
  • You like to write code, are passionate about quality and think about the ROI of automating tests. Knowing how everything works from top to bottom, how the pieces fit together, and how the system works is a passion. 
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience with a strong quality and development background
  • Coding skills in Python. Our framework is in Python and you'll help to extend that. 
  • Experience developing complex test automation software, scripts and/or automation frameworks and a proven track record of contributing to and maintaining high quality standards
  • Developing testable SaaS applications in the cloud (AWS/GCP)
  • A strong understanding of complex concepts related to architecture, data structures and programming practices
  • Skills with SQL and querying databases
  • Comfortable with Linux/OSX/Unix as desktop development environment
  • Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies, languages, and frameworks

Bonus points: 
  • Knowledge of non-relational databases, directory protocols, and network security. 
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and enterprise authentication services like Active Directory, SAML is a big plus.
  • Strong team player, we are both Agile and agile, and we’re a team that’s constantly working together
  • Passion for product and customer, not just for code.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field
Software Engineer in Test
Department: Engineering
Location: Boulder
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