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Software Development Engineer in Test

Spotnana Technology

Spotnana Technology

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 27, 2023

Are you ready for the best destination of your career?

Spotnana is modernizing the infrastructure of the $1.4 trillion travel industry in order to bring freedom, simplicity, and trust to travelers everywhere. With over $115M in funding from top tier investors, including ICONIQ and Madrona Venture Group, we are tackling the hardest problems the travel industry has to offer and we need your help.

Culture is always fluid. It evolves as a business grows, along with the people who drive it forward. We seek people who have different perspectives, but shared values. Before you embark on this journey, quickly check in on whether you are aligned with our company values:

  1. Obsessed with Customer Needs: We earn the trust and loyalty of our customers by solving their problems.
  2. Do the Impossible: We solve tough problems through innovation and are inspired by unprecedented challenges.
  3. Build Globally, Serve Locally: We embrace a global mindset and celebrate diversity as we serve customers around the world.
  4. Act Like Owners: We constantly find problems to solve. Decisions are not made in isolation. We work hard, work smart, and work together.
  5. Constantly Change, Learn & Evolve: We flourish by adapting quickly to new challenges and by learning from everyone around us. Building something new is not always glamorous work. Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and evolve.
  6. Respect Above All: We are humble and treat others with the same respect we desire for ourselves. Our work culture is a safe environment where everyone is open to feedback and new ideas.

What you'll own

  • Develop automation for testing Spotnana services and applications
  • Support automation frameworks for the entire organization
  • Define and monitor quality assurance metrics for continuous quality & process improvements
  • Focussed on Automation and continuously working on removing manual dependencies from the systems, innovating new methods to optimize testing cycles
  • Creation of central quality tools and frameworks for better optimization of deliverables
  • Estimating efforts, identifying risks, devising mitigation, and meeting project schedules
  • Communicating clearly with internal and external stakeholders regarding progress, roadblocks, and timelines
  • Leading by example and keeping enthusiasm high in tight-deadline situations
  • Oversee technical scope and design of projects to ensure that projects deliver the expected value on time and with high quality
  • Work closely with management to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain progress, and target online deliveries with high-quality benchmarks

Experience to bring with you

  • Bachelor’s or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep experience with automation frameworks such as Karate, WebDriver, Cypress
  • Should have worked on developing automation tools like Playwright or frameworks to test Big Data, Rest APIs, microservices, data migration, failover mechanism, blue-green setups
  • Must have hands-on experience with Python
  • Good knowledge on DevOps tooling and processes
  • Excellent understanding of the REST APIs and their usage
  • Excellent Knowledge of SQL and/or Hive query scripting
  • Experience in working or testing with distributed architecture (eg. Aerospike, DynamoDB, Elastic Search, Hadoop, Cassandra, Kafka, Data lake, etc..)
  • Experience with Amazon AWS or similar cloud providers
  • Ability to build Performance frameworks from the ground up
  • Experience in industry best practices in SW development processes: Unit testing, code coverage, OO design, code quality, automation, code reviews, etc.
  • Good coding skills and debugging skills
  • Problem-solving capabilities, and solution provider
  • Solving complex testing challenges and translating the same to the team
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others at all levels in the organization
  • Must be self-directed and detail-oriented
  • Can do attitude
  • Must be willing and able to work in an open office environment in Miami, FL - This is not a remote-eligible role

Spotnana strives to offer fair, industry-competitive and equitable compensation. Our approach holistically assesses total compensation, including cash, company equity and comprehensive benefits. Our market-based compensation approach uses data from trusted third party compensation sources to set salary ranges that are thoughtful and consistent with the role, industry, company size, and internal equity of our team. Each employee is paid within the minimum and maximum of their position’s compensation range based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related specifications.

The annual cash compensation for this role is: $100,000 - $130,000

Benefits offered include:

  • Equity in the form of stock options which provides partial ownership in the company so you can share in the success of the company as it grows
  • Pre-tax and ROTH 401(k) options via Fidelity with up to a 4% company match
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical (United Healthcare or Kaiser), dental (Guardian), vision (Guardian), life (Mutual of Omaha), and disability (Mutual of Omaha) effective on your hire date. We cover 100% of your employee premiums and 85% of your eligible dependents
  • Pre-tax flexible spending account options for health, dependent care and commuter expenses
  • 20 vacation days per year in additional to 10 company holidays, 4 company recharge/wellness days and an end of year company shutdown
  • Up to 26 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Monthly cell phone/internet stipend
  • Additional benefits including access to RocketLawyer’s online legal platform, International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) membership, Pet Insurance through Fetch, Financial Wellness through Origin and SoFi, EAP through Mutual of Omaha, The Calm app through Kaiser, pre-tax parking/transit program and more.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in everyone on our team. We provide an environment of mutual respect where opportunities are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion for people from all walks of life is key to our success as a company.