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The Frontend team at Around oversees the technology and user experience across our website, desktop apps, and mobile apps. The team’s mission is to give our users the utmost certainty that our user experience is excellent.

We are looking for a highly technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Software Development Engineer in Test with experience writing and maintaining high-quality automated tests and testing frameworks to help us refine our application experience. This is a hands-on SDET role and the person in this role will have the opportunity to join a high performing Frontend team. Ideal candidates are passionate about mentoring other developers and QA engineers while leading testing efforts across entire projects.

*Ideal candidates have solid React experience and spend a decent portion of their time programming in addition to automation testing.*

🚀 What You'll Do

  • Design and build test automation systems for frontend services in-order to ensure they are clean, scalable, and reliable.
  • Write high-quality, functional code in React. 
  • Design, develop, execute, and maintain automation test cases for unit, smoke, integration, end-to-end (e2e), mock, UI, API, performance, etc. to test the Around experience across multiple platforms. 
  • Review requirements and behavior specs to begin test development early and uncover issues during new product development prior to implementation. 
  • Investigate, log, track, and triage bugs to determine root causes and establish prioritization. Participate in debugging/testing with support engineering.
  • Improvise by manually testing edge cases with specific software and hardware configurations to develop intuition about existing or future issues.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop others.

✨ Bonus points

  • Experience writing test cases and testing the stability and reliability of real-time video conferencing products - client or server.
  • Experience building testing frameworks, creating and implementing automation tests from scratch.

🛠 Tools + Technologies

  • React, Typescript
  • WebRTC
  • SFU architecture
  • Chromium / CEF / Electron
  • Node, PostgreSQL
  • Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, AWS, other CI/CD frameworks

🙋🏽‍♀️ About You 

  • Previous experience using modern JavaScript frameworks (React, TypeScript, Node)
  • Strong JavaScript skills including experience with test automation
  • Experience with text automation frameworks such as Cypress, Playwright, Puppeteer, Jest, Moch, Chai, Jasmine, WebdriverIO, or similar.
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks and tools (GitHub Actions, Gitlab, Jenkins, Travis, or similar)
  • Comfortable improvising, being very hands-on and working with dozens of hardware configurations. (We'll provide you with an extensive kit of equipment and devices).
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • You enjoy dispelling the illusion that things work!
  • You are highly empathetic, genuinely curious, and passionate to build a world-class product.
  • You are excited about the remote collaboration. You see the future in fully distributed teams! 

*This is a 100% remote opportunity for candidates living in EU time zones.*

😊 Perks

💰 Competitive Compensation + Stock Options
💻 MacBook Pro + Accessories + High-Quality Audio/Video Equipment
🪑 Home-Office Setup
US-based: Medical Insurance including Health, Dental, Vision
💰 US-based: 401K + Match
🌴 Unlimited Vacation and Sick Days
👶 Parental Leave and Fertility Benefits
🏋 Monthly Gym and Wellness Stipend
📚 Learning Budget 
💗 Stipends for Remote Work

We’re a small, but mighty 100% remote team that’s growing fast, so everyone that joins has a direct impact on the direction and success of the company. Today’s hires will be tomorrow’s leaders. We strive for an open, flat, collaborative, work-hard-play-hard environment. 

We are looking for experienced engineers who want to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic environment, where everyone’s opinions and efforts are valued. We hire outstanding engineers and give them the opportunity to thrive in a collaborative atmosphere that values learning, growth, and hard work. If all of this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you! 

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