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Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test (Senior SDET)

Company: Tango
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Job

At Tango, our mission is to make rewards easy to give and fun to receive. As the senior SDET, you'll play an essential role in bringing that mission to life.

In this role, you'll work closely with our growing Engineering department to mature our testing tool sets, improve our code, improve our quality reporting, and mentor a team of highly skilled engineers. This is an active, "constantly in the code" role. As this position is heavily focused on programming with the full SDLC in mind; excellent programming, design and problem-solving skills are imperative. You must demonstrate a passion for quality and coding, as evident in your excellent coding skills and community participation.

As Senior SDET at Tango, You Will:

  • Create, update, add, and/or remove automated tests at all testing levels.
  • Work with the assigned engineering team to build out performance tests.
  • Work on building out new test automation tool sets.
  • Build out and mentor the development team with understanding contract testing, when and where to add contract tests, and how to write a good contract test.
  • Improve our CICD pipelines by integrating a Test Reporting system so that we can measure change.
  • Lead brown bags on Quality related topics. For Example: JUnit Testing Best practices.
  • Directly mentor developers working through failed tests.
  • Work with developers to create/troubleshoot tests.
  • Use your positive influence to lift the engineering team's knowledge of producing quality products.
  • Develop positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members working in a distributed environment. Required Education and Experience:
    • 5-7+ years' experience shipping high quality web-based software.
    • Proven experience building and testing scalable software.
    • A strong understanding of building test automation frameworks.
    • Experience in multiple testing types, including Unit, Integration, Contract, End-To-End, UX (preferably Cypress), and Performance testing.
    • Experience with OO server-side technologies including Java, Spring, Spring Boot or similar.
    • Experienced with cloud-hosted software development environments (AWS, Azure, etc.)
    • Experienced mentor and advocate of quality. Ability to mentor and advise on quality software practices and designs within the team.
    • Skilled in full-stack development with both front-end and back-end skills.
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices such as code reviews, testing, version control, and build processes.
    • BS in Computer Science OR equivalent experience. Preferred Education and Experience:
      • Experience using performance testing tools like Locust.
      • A deep understanding of the ROI of different testing strategies.
      • Have worked on large-scale web initiatives, including stress testing.
      • Startup experience and/or working on projects in a SaaS/Cloud company. Please note: visa sponsorship is available for this position.

        Salary: The targeted pay range for this position is between $160,000 to $180,000. Please note that the actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, and experience. Certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonus.

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        What You'll Get From Us
        • Competitive compensation package (money isn't everything, but it helps)
        • Medical, dental, and vision benefits (100% employer paid premium)
        • Flex PTO and a generous holiday schedule
        • 401(k) matching and equity opportunities (401(k) is a 100% match of up to 6%)
        • Home-Office grant for ensuring a great WFH environment during social-distancing measures
        • Award-winning culture that fosters autonomy, creativity, inclusion, transparency, and ownership
        • Dog-friendly offices
          What We're Up to at Tango

          Tango helps thousands of companies reach their goals by making rewards and incentives easy to send and awesome to receive. Our customers genuinely love working with us, and it shows: We've made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America for the last five years. We're backed by a stellar group of investors, including the private equity firm FTV (which led a $35M growth equity round in 2018), Fyrfly Venture Partners, Floodgate Capital, Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, SWaN & Legend partners, and WTI.

          Why Work for Us

          Tango is proud to have been rated one of the Best Companies to work for by Built In Seattle. We're on an incredible path to be the #1 rewards provider, and we are hiring amazing people across all areas of the business to accomplish our vision.

          We foster an office culture of autonomy and transparency with flexible working hours and slim team structures. We provide our team members with what they need to be successful-whether that's the latest technology at their fingertips or empowering them to attend conferences about industry trends. We're committed to promoting mentorship and career development opportunities for our team members. Our physical offices are designed for productivity and comfort with standing desks, comfortable pod chairs, and a very dog-friendly environment. If working from home is more your thing, many roles offer the choice to establish a remote office. With a company like Tango that's experiencing high growth year over year, career opportunities abound and you have the chance to create, own, and grow your role.

          Tango is proud to extend its Voluntary WA State Paid Family Medical Leave Plan to employees across all Tango locations.

          Tango is an equitable and equal opportunity employer; we're strong because we're diverse and prioritize inclusive practices. All applicants will be recruited and considered for employment regardless of their social identities, including but not limited to race, gender, color, religion, belief, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, and other protected classes. We thrive in the areas of recruiting and hiring when we have a growing awareness of the challenges faced by underrepresented candidates during the application and hiring process. We encourage all candidates to apply for roles they feel they have the skills to fulfill or a willingness to learn.

          We at Tango take the protection of your personal information very seriously. We will never ask for financial information of any kind or for payment during the job application process. Please take extra caution while examining the email address of the individual you are communicating with, as scammers may misspell an official Tango email address or use a slightly modified version. Emails from us will come only from an official email address. If you suspect a role or job ad is fraudulent, or that you are being contacted by a scammer pretending to be a representative of Tango, please contact us. If you believe you are the victim of fraud resulting from a job listing, please contact your local authorities.

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