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Dataminr is the leading real-time information discovery company.
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
 
   
 
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Type: Full time

Min. Experience: 5+ years

Who we are:

We are Dataminr. We deliver real-time, actionable alerts that are derived from vast amounts of publicly available data. Our groundbreaking AI-enabled platform cuts through the noise in an increasingly complex landscape by detecting, classifying, & determining the significance of public information. Our culture promotes cross team interaction, work-life balance & the sharing of information & ideas because it enables us to do our best work & have fun. We've grown to over 450 talented employees across six global offices, raised over $570 million from leading venture & growth technology investors, & been referred to as the super tool of journalists & hedge funds.

We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of real-time information as a force for good in the world.

Who you are:

Youre a skilled developer with a passion for testing & the coding skills to understand our complex backend systems. You have experience in test automation & scaling automation frameworks. You are passionate about developing quality software with an obsession for detail.You enjoy sharing your knowledge, mentoring other engineers, & thinking about ways to make a team more efficient.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & lead automation frameworks aligned with our microservice architecture to improve & enhance our test coverage.
  • Work with Development teams to understand & help implement an effective testing model for their services to achieve high test coverage, increased release velocity, & exceptional production health.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of our SDLC & ensure the automation tooling, CI/CD, & test reporting enables QA, Engineers, & the rest of the development team to work seamlessly together to deliver high-quality software.
  • Ensure proper test coverage across our entire architecture & work towards closing gaps in test coverage through existing or new test infrastructures.
  • Work with the Engineering teams to plan for new feature development that will impact testing scope, require new approaches to testing & automation, & ensure quality is delivered alongside the development of each new feature & service.

The opportunity:

As a Senior Software Engineer in Test, you will ensure high-quality delivery of our software with a rapidly growing team of software engineers & data scientists. You will help build software test automation that tests the back-end services & APIs in java & selenium framework.

In the first month, you'll:

  • Start off by learning the ropes, spending time with different parts of the company to understand how Dataminr delivers breaking news in seconds across mobile, web & inbox.
  • Get up to speed on our tech stack & infrastructure with overview sessions & deep dives with your team.
  • Start contributing to the development of our test tooling & infrastructures.

Within 3 months, youll:

  • Deepen your knowledge of the technologies we use.
  • Help to define & implement solutions to meet our testing strategy & architecture
  • Increase & expand our automation coverage for existing & new services.

Within 6 months, youll:

  • Be involved in planning, & designing discussion to ensure necessary testing frameworks will cover testing needs & delivery of testable, high-quality products.
  • Build testing frameworks that will assist in achieving test coverage for Unit Testing, API/Integration Testing, Contract Testing, Functional Testing, Load & Performance & other testing approaches.
  • Ensure utilization of our test frameworks fits seamlessly into our SDLC through implementation with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & other forms of automating scripting.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of test development/automation experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Advanced knowledge & experience of Java & Javascript development
  • A passion for test infrastructure design & CI/CD
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery model
  • Experience working with Docker, Git & AWS
  • Strong experience with API/backend testing
  • Deep knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases & debugging.
  • Natural curiosity, critical thinker, strong attention to detail, highly organized, drive for innovation
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivation & an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Why you should work here:

We recognize & reward hard work with:

  • Competitive compensation package including company equity.
  • Paid benefits for employees & their dependents, including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance
  • 401 (k) savings plan with company matching.
  • Flexible spending account for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking, & dependent care expenses.

We want you to be your best, authentic self & support you with:

  • A diverse, driven, & passionate team of coworkers who want you to succeed.
  • Opportunities to own & drive critical projects
  • Daily catered lunch
  • Individual Learning & Development fund & professional training
  • Generous leave & flexible hours
  • Daily catered lunch & a fully stocked kitchen
  • And More!

Dataminr is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

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