Who We Are:

Brace is a Fintech unlocking wealth for future generations by disrupting the $32B mortgage servicing industry. We are on a mission to put people at the center of homeownership. Our solutions enhance the users’ experience by applying modern technology providing the seamless transparency every person in the servicing ecosystem requires.

We are a bi-coastal New York & Los Angeles team of mission-driven professionals with proven track records of success. We believe the best ideas and actions come from passionate individuals with unique perspectives who are empowered and supported to shine.

What You’ll Do:

Joining our quality engineering team gives you access to work with the latest technologies and languages. As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Brace you will be working with our webdriver/typescript framework to build out front end tests. You will also get to work through various aspects of our web applications with a modern Java backend and a React frontend, through API testing in JAVA as well as working with other fun technologies like Elixir, Rust, Terraform, and PostgreSQL to tackle automating different aspects of the Brace platform.

  • Building robust, scalable, and high-quality test automation both for front end (Javascript + webdriverIO) and API solutions
  • Identifying areas of improvement in our documentation pipeline and processes, and addressing issues with innovative solutions
  • Ensure QA is fully part of the CI/CD pipeline and promote the benefits of Test Driven Development and automation first
  • Ability to switch hats by moving from project-to-project and performing discrete tasks that help bring stability to the Brace platform
  • Comfortably manage your assigned work queue and speak to the current tasks in progress in daily stand-ups with the rest of the team working cross functionally with individual pods as well as the QA team
  • Having clear communication skills and be able to speak with our business and product partners to realize requirements and specifications are covered in our automated suites

What You’ll Bring:

  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools, with demonstrated experience in a SDET/Automation Engineer role
    • 2+ years of professional engineering experience particularly in automated testing
    • You have experience with advanced frameworks and are an advocate of putting testing at the forefront of engineering
  • Proficiency in both object-oriented and functional paradigms
    • Coding experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, services
  • Proficiency in building and designing automated platforms
    • Including Front end Test suites using tools such as Selenium or WebdriverIO
    • As well as API level Test Suites using tools such as JUnit or TestNG
    • Load testing tools such as JMeter or LoadRunner
  • Comfortable working in a small team, being a self-starter and managing competing priorities.

*Bonus Points*

  • Have worked in regulated environments where speed and agility need to be balanced with quality and compliance
  • Competency in:
    • Docker, Auth0, CI/CD, Test Frameworks: Jest, React-Testing-Library, Cypress, SaaS background, Datadog, BrowserStack, Other modern user-facing technologies
  • Experience with any of the following technologies:
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Terraform, Vert.x, Gradle, PostgreSQL
    • Experience in Java 8+ programming
    • Experience in Javascript, TypeScript and React

Diversity & Inclusion 

Ensuring that we build this company on a foundation of inclusiveness and diversity is a core value for Brace.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and evaluate applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis.

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