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Software Development Engineer in Test
RapidSOS is hiring! Join an advanced emergency technology start-up in transforming emergency response for hundreds of millions of people globally.
In partnership with public safety, RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from 350M+ connected devices directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. Through the platform, we’re providing intelligent data that supports over 4,800 Emergency Communications Centers, protecting 90%+ of people in the US, across 150 million emergencies annually.
Partnering with innovative companies recognized as RapidSOS Ready, we’re striving to reach everyone. Together, we’re empowering a faster and smarter response by sending first responders critical data like your exact location, real-time health information, and crash data. We’re united in our commitment to a safer, stronger future where technology and people work seamlessly together to save lives.
RapidSOS is backed by top venture capital firms and the former C-suite of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Virgin Group, Lucent, Raytheon, the FCC, Harvard Data Initiative, and MIT.
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RapidSOS in the last 18 months:
Launch in multiple countries internationally
Doubled team size
Grew revenue 10x+
Managed 200M+ emergencies (on average 400K/day)
Helped save thousands of lives
What this role is about:
As a Software Engineer in Test, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the quality of our software prior to delivery to our users and partners. You'll be working closely with other engineers, DevOps, and the product team to improve quality through tests across the entire product. You will develop, maintain, enhance and execute complex automated scripts, pair with and educate other team members and innovate with the QA team to optimize quality across our products.
What you’ll do if chosen for this role:
Develop and maintain an in-house automation framework (developed using Python).
Planning, writing and executing test scripts as well as utilizing existing scripts.
Analyze and write test standards and procedures.
Maintain documentation of testing frameworks.
Interpret technical, designs and functional specifications and design automated solutions accordingly.
Work with the development team to ensure quality during the Agile development lifecycle.
What we’d like to see in our ideal candidate:
5+ years experience designing, developing, and testing automation framework and scripts in Python
Proficient in programming using Python with experience applying those skills in test environments
Experience building and maintaining an end-to-end test automation framework
Experience building test automation for APIs and Web Services
Experience working with source control (Git) / defect tracking (JIRA) systems
Experience working in a Linux environment
Familiarity with Selenium WebDriver
Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Concourse and Jenkins
Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
Ability to collaborate and work well in a cross-functional environment
Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Knowledge of OOP principles
Experience as a test lead with complex, enterprise-level technology implementations
Experience working in a startup environment
Experience writing automation for applications run in virtualized servers or in the cloud.
Experience testing mission-critical systems
Ability to quickly become proficient in new tools/technologies
What We Offer:
The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally
Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation
A dynamic, flexible, and fun start-up work environment with a highly talented team
If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!