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Senior Software Developer In Test


At NerdWallet, we are passionate about building delightful user experiences and creating consumer products that impact millions of users. We are looking for a talented Senior Software QA Engineer (SDET) with a depth of experience and proficiency working with automation (Selenium) and QA processes. The successful candidate will drive consumer outcomes by iterating closely with engineers across the business to ensure a high-quality user experience for NerdWallet products. You will triage product issues, evaluate the quality of product features with manual and automated testing, and debug software problems. SDETs at NerdWallet are creative engineers who like the challenge of working on different fast-moving projects and ensure a proper testing and validation is a part of the development process.  

NerdWallet Engineering offers a culture of constant learning and knowledge sharing; we are passionate about metrics and experimentation. You will be joining a small QA team that works across the whole engineering organization.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Review and critique software specifications to ensure we ship best-in-class consumer-facing products
  • Design and execute test cases using functional requirements
  • Automate existing tests and contribute new functionality to our automation framework
  • Find and file defects and verify fixes
  • Work with software engineers to develop tools to assist testing, per QA requirements
  • Suggest and implement process improvements and quality matrix
  • Collaborate with offshore QA team on automation and ongoing projects

You are:

  • User focused: You are passionate about creating a product that will be used by millions of users, to help people provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions.
  • A visionary: You are inspired by and contribute to a shared vision of the product. You will become champion of the product and will inspire others with your vision.
  • Collaborative and communicative: You are able to work effectively with others.  You will be working closely with other QA engineers, software engineers, designers, and product managers to build products and features.
  • High-energy, company-first, positive attitude: Must be motivated to work hard in a fast-paced environment.
  • Biased for action: You bias towards finding solutions and making them happen.

Your experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Previous work experience as a software engineer in test and relevant automation experience with both unit and E2E tests
  • Proficiency in modern language such as Javascript, Ruby or Python
  • Experience with front-end and E2E testing automation tools such as WebDriver, SauceLabs, Selenium, etc
  • Experience working on AWS technologies and testing client, SOA (service oriented architecture) and data quality
  • Highly proficient in Linux/Ubuntu environment
  • Proficient and comfortable in GIT
  • Preferred Experience in testing mobile web, single page applications, and native iOS/Android applications
  • Preferred Experience with performance and load testing

What we offer: 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
  • $500 enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
  • Catered lunches daily, free dinner, and kitchens stocked full of snacks 
  • Onsite coffee bar with baristas
  • Company happy hours, social events and outings
  • Generous, flexible vacation 

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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