Senior Software Development Engineer in Test


  • Location
    • Pasadena, CA
  • Date Posted
  • 20 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Engineering QA
  • Sector
  • Media

OpenX is looking for talented and highly motivated Senior Software Development Engineering Test to accelerate and improve the quality of OpenX Digital Advertising Platform. You will have a chance to work in all aspects of agile application development, including our highly efficient and available serving platform that serves billions of requests per day. As an engineer in test, you’ll own components, processes, and workflows that demand professionalism, excellent communication, teamwork, and documentation skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Involved in all phases of product development, starting from requirements to validation and deployment
  • Work in a focused and nimble team that collaborates on common problems across products and across focus areas
  • Create, maintain, and improve automation test suites/frameworks
  • Monitor and maintain CI pipelines
  • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues and review new and old code
  • Effectively communicate and report issues to project teams
  • Be exposed to a broader set of problems, which allows for fast career growth and proximity to abundant technical problems

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Rock solid Computer Science foundation
  • Experience with working in large, cross-functional teams
  • Experience designing and implementing test automation frameworks
  • A deep understanding of web applications and RESTful APIs
  • Experience working within a CI/CD environment
  • Proficiency in Python, or a similar OO language and can test any part of the stack utilizing our test framework by way of automation
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to triage complex issues
  • Ability to digest and learn the integrations of complex systems
  • Passion for continual growth and self development
  • Strong quality and automation mind-set

Desired Characteristics

  • At least 5+ years of SDET experience
  • Passion for software test development and proven ability to test enterprise distributed systems
  • Experience with automation tools such as Cypress, Mocha, Jest and so on
  • Significant experience with Javascript
  • Experience with automating asynchronous web applications and RESTful APIs
  • Experience with testing Big Data pipelines
  • Experience using tools such as Jenkins and Spinnaker that build Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery systems
  • A background in utilizing cloud computing services such as Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with mobile test automation
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with advertising technologies and the advertising ecosystem

Company at a Glance

OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one

One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

Our customers define us

We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.

OpenX is mine

We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.

We are an open book

We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.

We evolve fast

We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!