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QA Automation Engineer/SDET

| Greater Boston Area

About SimpliSafe

We are the fastest growing home security company in the country competing against the entrenched giants, like ADT, and the new-to-the-space giants, like Amazon and Google. To compete in this ever growing IoT home automation security space we must learn and iterate quickly, work collaboratively, and deliver creatively. In service to this challenge, our engineering team is proud to own and run the literal "full stack", from designing and building the circuit boards on our hardware all the way to coding the UI on our mobile applications.


We are looking for a QA Automation Engineer/SDET to help build our automated testing framework. This work is in service to our suite of product offerings and underlying infrastructure within an evolving CI/CD framework. Some of the products and services include:

  • Smart Devices
    • Security System
    • Internal/external Cameras
    • Doorbell Camera
    • Door Locks
  • RESTful microservices (Node.js, PHP)
  • Angular based web applications
  • Native iOS and Android apps
  • Online shopping/sales funnel/PHP CRM
  • Fulfillment and shipping systems
  • 3rd Party Integrations e.g. Nest, Alexa, Google Home, August Locks

About You

  • 3+ years of QA experience with web and/or mobile technologies (functional or load testing)
  • Experience in designing and automating test cases and test infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of the HTTP protocol and REST APIs
  • A team player with strong communication skills and a natural collaborator
  • Experience with agile concepts and how to work in an agile team
  • Comfortable with the command line wherever it resides
  • Love building new things but realize that maintenance is half the battle, even for QA frameworks
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline

Extra points for:

  • Developing and testing in a microservice architecture
  • Performance testing
  • Security testing
  • Node.js testing experience
  • Building out test automation in AWS or other cloud environments
  • Building out test automation with Docker
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation software (Terraform, Ansible, etc)
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