About Caribou 

At Caribou, we’re on a mission to help drivers save money and take control of their car payments. Caribou does this by using technology to unlock low rates, and people to make the process easy and enjoyable. We offer a fully online application and a dedicated team to walk you through the process. We put Drivers in control.

In the last year alone, we grew revenue by 5x and raised a $50M Series B. We’re built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries, and we’re proud to be backed by a great team of venture capital investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.

About the Role

Caribou is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Test Automation to lay the foundation of our quality and test automation program that is rooted in statistical analysis and metrics based approaches to quality.  This means we are defining quality standards across the engineering organization and implementing tools so we can empower developers to deliver code though continuous deployment without compromising system availability and functionality. The Senior Software Engineer, Test Automation will:

  • Develop and execute continuous improvement programs with automated reporting to identify weaknesses and opportunities to reduce software risk.
  • You are not the one writing tests. You are building systems to make it easy for engineers to do that.
  • Create test tools that integrate automated testing with the CI/CD process and work with developers to get them adopted into their code.
  • Integrate Argo Rollotus with ELK Stack/APM, Prometheus and Grafana, as well as other OpenTelemerty based tools to implement a reliable canary deployment strategy.
  • Create education program to coach teams to create quality test plans and 
  • Create and modify-in-code standards for static, isolation, functional and end-to-end testing.
  • Work with DevOps and SRE team to implement chaos engineering and other modern quality practices.
  • Assist with root cause analysis, and implement plans to prevent future issues.

This role can be based out of Caribou offices in Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Austin, TX. Alternatively, the Senior Software Engineer, Test Automation may work remotely from a state where Caribou does business. However, this role will require attendance at occasional in-person team meetings. As a result, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this position.

About You

You are a passionate Software Engineer, who loves to design and develop tools, automation framework, etc. You most likely identify with many of these qualities:

  • 5+ years of work experience working in the domain and tech described above.
  • Passionate about quality as part of a company's culture; and that quality is everyone's responsibility.
  • Gets excited by new testing technologies.
  • Feels fulfilled helping coach engineers find out writing tests makes their lives easier.
  • Comfortable with code-base tools, Kubernetes, and testing in event driven environments.
  • Still feels satisfaction seeing a pipeline fail and auto-rollback before users detected an impact.
  • Loves taking a problem area, defining a direction and making it become reality.
  • Driven by metrics, and wants the testing program to be driven by metrics too.

How we will take care of you

Everyone at Caribou is a valued team member, and we always strive to live up to our value Take Care of Each Other. Our compensation and benefits package includes: 

  • Base salary of $160-185K annually
  • Equity in a high growth startup
  • Fantastic health, dental, vision, and mental health insurance, where we cover 100% (yes, 100%!) of the premium for you and your family, and a generous PTO plan
  • Company-paid for short & long term disability insurance and basic life insurance 
  • Optional benefits include HSAs, FSAs, voluntary life insurance, and pet insurance

Our Core Values

We come from all walks of life and are joined together by our shared values, which guide our work. This helps us improve life for our customers, our communities and our team members.

  • See people as people
  • Take care of each other
  • Commit to the mission
  • Move quickly and bravely
  • Get better every day
  • Seek truth

Our Tech stack is not limited to this list but gives you a general flavor of our ecosystem: Kubernetes, GitHub, ArgoCD & Workflows, Node.JS, TypeScript, Ruby, Cypress, Newman/Postman, xUnit, Airflow, BigQuery.

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above, and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.

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