Python Job: Software Development Engineer in Test

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The role can be remotely based out of your home office in Australia

If you are an engineer who's passionate about building highly reliable systems that scale to tens of millions of page views a day, we are looking for you. Indeed offers highly determined engineers like you a multi-faceted development ecosystem with short release cycles. Every week sees the new release of multiple products that meet the growing needs of millions of jobseekers worldwide.

The Careers team helps millions of job seekers every week understand and explore different careers. A key part of this product is understanding the compensation and benefits offered for various roles and companies. Indeed has a vast collection of such information extracted from jobs and jobseekers, and we’re looking for passionate engineers to work across the stack, converting that data into thoughtful insights for our users.

As an SDET, you will be a key member of the team tasked with

  • finding scalable ways of automating testing, integration, unit and end-to-end testing.
  • improving the reliability and testability of the codebase
  • infusing automation into all phases of the software development life cycle
  • leveraging existing Push on Green (CI/CD) processes to continuously deliver changes to the end-user
  • contributing to the product initiatives as a software engineer

Our primary technology stack is Java-based, but we believe strongly in using the right tool for the right job. As such, we’re employing best-of-breed technologies and incorporating them into our stack. This includes things like Spring Boot, Node.JS, Next.JS, React/Redux, MongoDB, Mesos, Kubernetes, to name a few. Additionally, sometimes the right tool for the job doesn’t exist, so we’ve created and open-sourced a number of our core systems. You can explore them on Github and YouTube.

Who You Are

  • 5+ years and 3+ years of relevant experience as a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Software Developer, or similar Automation role
  • Experience designing test structures that are easily maintainable, resilient, performant and scalable
  • Proficiency in writing clean, modular, reusable code using design patterns, writing thorough tests that cover edge cases with appropriate ROI for velocity and quality
  • Proficiency at identifying and analyzing the root cause of complex bugs in your code as well as others’ code
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following technologies: RESTful APIs, gRPC, or Selenium Webdriver automation with Java, Python or other object-oriented languages

Who we are

We are a rapidly growing and highly-capable Engineering organization building the most popular job site on the planet. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore, Hyderabad, Dublin, Aberdeen and Vancouver, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job search at a time.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

(*comScore Total Visits, September 2021)

Salary Range Disclaimer

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Salary Range Transparency

Sydney 124,000 - 180,000 AUD per year

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