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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, Storefront

Job description

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been  recognized numerous times  for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

BigCommerce is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test for our Storefront team! This growing team needs an engineer with strong technical experience who will focus on improving the performance, reliability and features of our Storefront Platform. We use technologies like Scala, Node.js, Ruby, gRPC, Linkerd, Docker and Nomad to build one of the fastest and most reliable ecommerce platforms in the world.

We offer a dynamic, collaborative environment, helping you expand your skills and take ideas from inception to delivery.

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
  • Collaborate with engineers to ensure test cases are reflected in code and automated tests
  • Find 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 champion a culture of pride and obsession around delivering quality software

Who You Are:

  • 4+ years of experience in software development with a heavy focus on quality
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE or MIS; or equivalent experience/completed a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • Passionate about the quality and integrity of software experiences
  • Empathise with and advocate for users
  • Understand the business and technical needs of feature development and can help product managers and engineers make decisions that deliver quality features in an optimised timeframe
  • Have excellent communication skills and can facilitate meetings, discovery sessions, story writing and documentation
  • Skilled with automated test frameworks like Selenium, PHPUnit, jUnit, RSpec, etc and understand their relative pros and cons
  • Experience with continuous integration tools like Travis, Circle, Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Experience testing APIs using Postman, SoapUI, etc.
  • Experience with PHP, Scala, Java or Ruby is a plus
  • Thrive working in an agile environment where individuals and interactions matter more than process

Our BigCommerce Ukraine employees enjoy multiple benefits and perks. Among these are: medical insurance provided after your 90 day probationary period ends, free parking at our office in Kyiv, English lessons, sick leave, and many days of vacation/PTO. We also offer 2 paid days of volunteer time, 1 paid day of wellness leave, and other leaves based on family needs.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at .


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