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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Developer Tooling Platform 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.

BigCommerce, named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin is searching for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test .  You will join the new and exciting Developer Tooling Platform Team that is looking to grow and expand. We are currently a small, distributed team that engages with the entire Engineering organization by crafting and maintaining platform tools that enable BigCommerce Engineers to work faster and to be less encumbered by technical burdens

You will be working with team members to help renew our testing practices and tooling organizationally for our agile teams. BigCommerce offers ways to continually learn new skills and allow you to take ideas from conceptualisation to delivery. This role will include a combination of lifting legacy testing systems up and building out and implementing new testing processes.

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive reliable and efficient UI test frameworks
  • Research and extend a UI test framework including but not limited to browser testing and visual regression testing
  • Work with domain teams to implement new tooling and processes
  • Work with domain teams to learn about difficulties in testing and discuss areas for improvement
  • Help teams improve their Continuous Delivery pipelines and processes
  • Develop and modify web apps related to testing processes and deployment pipeline
  • Improve clarity into our testing processes and results
  • Mentor more junior team members
  • Communicate and improve upon best practices when it comes to quality

Who You Are:

  • At least 5 years experience as a Software Engineer or Software Development Engineer in Test
  • You’re a trusted engineer who has completed either a comprehensive software engineering boot camp, CS, CE, SW, MIS or equivalent degree, or has relevant work experience
  • Opinionated about testing
  • Effective working in a programming language such as Ruby, PHP, or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with a range of testing techniques
  • Excited to explore and engage in new languages, tools, and technologies
  • Willingness to use the right tool for the job
  • Comfortable working on several projects
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, open environment on an Agile team as a contributor and mentor
  • Highly proactive and results-oriented with excellent critical thinking skills









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

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