Skip to content

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Channels Team)

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.

In our continued pursuit for quality improvement, we’re looking for a full-time Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) with strong experience in agile testing and test automation. By joining this team, you will be helping to take our platform to the next level by building the necessary Tools to ensure quality functionality for our merchants to manage their products across multiple sales channels.

You’ll also work closely with software engineers, UI designers, and product managers to define stories, acceptance scenarios, create tooling, test plans/cases and advocate for best practices that improve software quality.

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, and employ the testing pyramid
  • Identify relevant quality metrics for the team like error rates and thresholds
  • Help foster a culture of pride and obsession around delivering quality software.

Who are you:

  • At least 4+ years experience in software development with a heavy focus on quality
  • BS/MS degree in CS, SWE, CE, EE or MIS; or equivalent experience
  • A passion for the quality and integrity of software experiences
  • An understanding of the business and technical needs of feature development and can help product managers and engineers make decisions that deliver quality features
  • Great communication skills and can help facilitate meetings, discovery sessions, story writing and documentation.
  • Experience with automated test frameworks and reporting with Scalatest, Mockito, or Allure, etc.
  • Used tooling for continuous integration like CircleCI, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience testing APIs using Postman, BloomRPC, etc.

Our Hiring Processes Might Include

We want to see your problem-solving and analytical skills. Be prepared to write good, clean, scalable code. You don’t need to know our entire stack, but we’re looking for practical experience, someone who can solve production problems in the cloud.

  • Recruiter Phone Screen
  • Hiring Manager Screening
  • Online Code Assessment
  • Final Team Interview
  • Note: Visa Work Authorization Sponsorship Supported and Relocation Assistance Provided
Diversity, Equity & 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, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
Our dedication to DEI 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

BigCommerce Engineering Team

The BigCommerce Engineering team is on a mission to build the leading SaaS ecommerce platform.

View more

Don't Miss Out!

Like what you see but suffering from some serious FOMO? Join our BigNetwork Talent Community, and plug in to our latest news and career opportunities.

Join Our BigNetwork