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Senior Automation Engineer

Boston, MA


We are seeking a software developer with a passion for designing and building automated tests and development tools to join our growing team of top ecommerce technology professionals.  Reporting to the head of QA and Development Tools, the Development Tools/QA Automation Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining all manner of automated tests and tools used in our Development and Test infrastructures and our Continuous Integration and Deployment environment.
  • Work closely with Product Management, Development, Operations and other staff on the requirements, design and implementation of automated tests and testing frameworks, as well as tools used to automate our development and release processes
  • Expand and enhance our continuous integration and deployment process components
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of test automation infrastructure components
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of automated tests for web application and server-side components as needed
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 3+ years of software development or release engineering experience, preferably with consumer-oriented web applications
  • Ability to write object-oriented code, preferably using C# and Visual Studio
  • Ability to write and understand SQL queries to perform data verification and to set up test data
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
  • Familiarity with Microsoft IIS 8, Windows Server 2012
  • Experience with CI tools such as Jenkins, MSBuild
  • Firm comprehension of Web technology, application and browser issues
  • Experience using RESTful APIs a plus
  • Experience in test automation frameworks (Preferably NUnit/Selenium but open to other frameworks such as PhantomJS, Cucumber, Jasmine, etc.)
  • Experience using and administering tools such as Git, BitBucket, JIRA, PowerShell
BENEFITS & PERKS of Working Here
  • 100% company-paid health and dental benefits
  • Free gym membership
  • 100% paid maternity/paternity leave
  • 21 days vacation and 7 paid holidays
  • Subsidized commuter expenses
  • Fully stocked snack bar­
  • Friday happy hour
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Open layout for collaborative work environment
  • Monthly company events and outings
  • Casual dress code
Based in Boston’s historic and beautiful South End, we’re growing and looking for talent to take us to the next level. Flexible hours, ample vacation time, and generous health benefits allow employees to feel supported by the company each and every day. The atmosphere here is friendly and upbeat, and allows each of us to learn from one another as we expand. You have our word: what you do here will matter.

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