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Senior Software Engineer, Test Automation

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Senior Software Engineer – Test Automation

About the team:

The Engineering Quality team architects and develops the automated functional test frameworks used by all Xandr engineers. We design the new components and features that keep our test framework in a state of constant improvement.We also drive the adoption of automated testing discipline within Xandr, engineering and collaborate closely with other teams to refine and enhance the process and criteria for creating and executing automated tests. Our job is to ensure the quality of the Xandr AppNexus platform. A reliable platform gives us the flexibility and rapid iteration capacity needed to compete in the top tier of the fast-moving ad-tech industry.

Role Description:


We’re looking for an innovative engineer with a drive to learn about various systems, and how to design flexible, robust and usable test automation systems. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of improvements made to the automated testing framework, tooling, and pipelines, with the goal of improving testing adoption and quality of the platform firmwide.


About the job:

Consider some of the problems we tackle every day:

  • Design and build an automated testing framework to cover everything built at Xandr: UIs, APIs, Real-Time Platform, Big Data Ops
  • Automating and emulating components of the AppNexus system in a fast, high-quality and scalable way
  • Thinking of new ways to implement features that find issues and problems in product designs
  • Understanding the full stack of AppNexus systems and components in order to implement appropriate automation and validation
  • Developing “CI/CD as a service” for various engineering teams across the company




Qualifications

About your skills and experience:

  • At least 5+ years writing production-level software for complex, scalable systems with proficiency in multiple languages
  • 3+ years of software test automation architecture, design and development experience
  • Expertise in test automation tools and frameworks used in large distributed systems (i.e. Groovy)
  • Proficiency in automation practices, testing within CI/CD pipelines, and Testing as a Service (“TaaS”) models
  • Proven aptitude in systems theory, and the capacity to consider a system’s functionality in its entirety
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration experience with stakeholders – understanding their needs, and building solutions that solve their problems
  • Experience mentoring fellow software engineers
  • Knowledge of our current stack, including but not limited to: JavaScript, PHP, Jenkins, Groovy, PHP, Java, and Linux systems
More about you:
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

Xandr is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours! Our inclusivity in action:

  • Partnering with Path Forward to offer returnships to help caregivers reenter the workforce
  • Sharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on our Diversity & Inclusion goals
  • Galvanizing diversity and inclusion through our affinity groups (including OutNexus, AppNexus Women’s Network, AppNexus Latino Alliance and BlackNexus to name just a few!)
  • Partnering with Fairygodboss to support our commitment to women’s advancement in tech
  • Providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, both for interviewees and for employees. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know at your earliest convenience so that we may make arrangements
Job ID 1929908 Date posted 06/11/2019
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