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Test Engineer at Insider Inc. in New York, New York

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented Test Engineer to help us develop and maintain our automation frameworks and tests, to provide the utmost confidence in the execution of the software we deliver.  

At Insider Inc. our Test Engineering team’s mission is to support engineering teams in shipping high quality products by providing subject matter expertise, advocating for quality, and building and integrating the tools necessary to make our releases faster, easier, and with increased confidence.

We are a passionate and collaborative group (now fully remote) who build tools to help identify and resolve issues that arise throughout the development cycle. With a key focus on automation, we continually strive to improve our delivery processes across the entire engineering department. We embrace shift-left in our testing approach to provide faster feedback loop during development.

Does this sound familiar? 

  • Do you believe that automated testing is an inseparable part of ensuring the quality of software products?

  • Do you love implementing testing techniques that leverage cutting-edge technologies?

  • Do you believe that building effective tools for managing repetitive tasks is the hallmark of good engineering practices?

If so, come join us at Insider Inc.
Who you are:

  • Have 3+ years of hands on experience in planning and implementing test automation frameworks and writing test scripts 

  • Possess technical expertise in one or more popular web test automation frameworks (eg., Nightwatch.js, Cypress, Protractor)

  • Coding experience with one or more OO programming language

  • Invested in being part of a highly functioning team that is building services for internal and external clients

  • Experienced working with cross teams and multiple projects 

  • Highly effective communicator and proactive in partnering towards solutions

  • Invested in creating scalable solutions at both a technical and at a process level by collaborating with team members

  • Curious, reliable, thorough, self-disciplined and flexible

 What you will do:

  • Architect, design and build test tools, test suites, implement functional tests, performance tests and API tests  

  • Develop automated tests that provide high value and help in releasing code with confidence

  • Constantly be on the lookout for new testing tools and technologies to improve the current state of testing

  • Integrate automated tests into the CI/CD pipelines

  • Monitor failing automated checks and provide feedback to engineers 

  • Partner with team leads and provide recommendations on how to decrease efforts in manual testing and be an advocate for automation

  • Participate in the team’s Agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives, and sprint planning

  • Hold team members to a higher standard by ensuring testing and acceptance criteria are met for features

  • Identify, triage, debug and report defects across various environments and alert team members of such defects

  • Become a subject matter expert for your applications and share that knowledge with members of the test engineering team

  • Partner closely with product managers and engineers to understand the requirements and build in solutions that enhances the quality of the products we deliver

  • Identify and solve for issues around release management by partnering with members of the engineering organization

  • Increase transparency into the successes as well as the challenges within the test engineering team

Bonus points:

  • Working knowledge of GitFlow or GitHubFlow

  • Previous experience in media

  • TDD (Test Driven Development)

  • Previous hands on software development experience 

About us:
Insider Inc. is a global news and lifestyle publication with teams in New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential and loved journalism brand in the world. To do this, we delight our audience, clients, and colleagues and we get better every day (you’ll hear that mantra a lot). Our employees are world-class storytellers, excellent communicators, “good eggs”, and—most of all—effective. We make things happen, love what we do, and have fun while we do it. You can read more about our Mission, Values, and Culture here and more about our company and brands here.
Our newsroom has three divisions: Business Insider, Insider News, and Insider Life. As the 4th largest digital media brand in the U.S, we tell stories that command attention and inspire action. We equip a curious and action-oriented audience of more than 375 million, including half of all U.S. millennials on the internet, with the information and inspiration they need to keep the world, and their lives, moving forward. The company started by building the world’s largest digital business news site which and has continued to grow and evolve to match the changing passions and interests of its audience. Insider Inc. is home to 50+ content verticals, the #1 daily news show on Facebook, and we publish 16 global editions in 8 languages.
We’re always growing, and we’re looking for talented, curious, and motivated individuals to join our team. We'd love to hear from you - even if you don't meet 100% of our requirements.