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Software Development Engineer in Test II


  • selenium
  • api
  • automated-tests
  • php
  • travis-ci-api

Quick Facts

Austin, TX, US
Remote & On-site
$ 105,000 - 130,000

Job benefits

  • Aggressive salary packages + 401K
  • Meaningful stock grants for every employee
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on Day 1
  • Open Vacation Policy for Salaried Team Members
  • Fully stocked kitchens and craft beers
  • Quarterly hackathons for everyone who wants to participate
  • Experienced leadership team and Board of Directors
  • An amazing company culture that doesn’t talk values, but lives them
  • A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams
  • Sweet Digs in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney

Job description

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth

BigCommerce named 2020 “Best Place to Work” in San Francisco, makes quality a cornerstone of our software development and delivery philosophy. Every day, we’re trusted to handle tens of millions of dollars of transactions through our platform. We cannot achieve this trust without a heavy focus on quality through automation.

In our continued pursuit for quality improvement, we’re looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test II with strong experience in agile testing and test automation to join our team focused on interactively improving our Ecosystem experience for our merchants.

In this role, you’ll help us build and extend the Storefront platform which powers thousands of stores on our platform. You’ll also work closely with software engineers, UI designers and product managers to define stories, acceptance scenarios, test plans/cases and advocate for best practices that improve software quality. 

Ideal candidates will come from a strong business / technical background and have the ability to understand complex business requirements and technical architectures.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with a product manager to define features, acceptance scenarios, and test cases.

  • Advocate for customer experience through consistency and simplicity

  • Work with engineers to ensure test cases are reflected in code and automated tests

  • Identify opportunities to use end to end tests to provide greater value and confidence around software

  • Advocate for practices and tools that promote quality, such as solution design, effective unit testing, static analysis, etc.

  • Identify relevant quality metrics for the team like error rates and thresholds

  • Advocate for, implement and monitor tools that provide alerting on those metrics

  • Investigate defects and produce minimum viable test cases to reproduce them

  • Support frequent deployments to production

  • Help foster a culture of pride and obsession around delivering quality software

Who You Are

  • You’ve got 2+ years’ experience in software development with a heavy focus on quality

  • You’re passionate about the quality and integrity of software experiences

  • You can empathize with and advocate for users

  • You understand the business and technical needs of feature development and can help product managers and engineers make decisions that deliver quality features in an optimized time-frame

  • You have great communication skills and can help facilitate meetings, discovery sessions, story writing and documentation

  • You have experience with automated test frameworks like Selenium, PHPUnit, jUnit, RSpec, etc and understand their relative pros and cons

  • You have experience with continuous integration tools like Travis, Circle, Bamboo, Jenkins

  • You have experience testing APIs using Postman, SoapUI, etc.

  • Experience with PHP, Scala, Java or Ruby is a plus

  • You thrive working in an agile environment where individuals and interactions matter more than process

Other crucial skills

  • Have an excellent ability to communicate and coordinate

  • Will speak up when something doesn’t feel right with constructive feedback

  • Ability to identify application weaknesses and bad practices

  • Have excellent problem solving, critical thinking and debugging skills

  • Question everything, always

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings

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