About Us

Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS company, serving 1 million users from over 25,000 organizations around the world. Our software enables holistic and informed conversations about GRC and ESG to ensure CEOs, CFOs and the board have an integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance from across the organization.

Position Overview

As an Automation Engineer, you will work with product managers to understand the customer needs, design the functionalities, and translate requirements to test plans. You will evaluate risks in the system, build and optimize automation frameworks to guard the robustness, scalability and security of the micro-services that power our SaaS platform. Also, you will develop tools that make our development, testing, deployment and monitoring systems efficient. You’ll have the full power of AWS at your disposal while you focus on building and testing Serverless solutions (either brand new or assisting in migrating services to Serverless). As part of our core governance teams, your team will fully own their services (from code to deployment and monitoring), you’ll participate in feature design and architecture discussion and regularly demo to the entire department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and document test strategies and automated solutions for functional and non-functional testing.
  • Integrate test automation with build and delivery pipeline; optimize the pipelines and coach others on continuous delivery principles so we can release to production regularly, quickly and safely.
  • Establish processes and toolset to maintain automation executions and generate quality metric and test reports.
  • Work closely with Product team, analyze functional requirements, use cases, and explain to team.
  • Work in a collaborative environment where you regularly pair, plan, and execute tasks as a team and strive to optimize your team’s Lead Time, Deployment Frequency, Mean-time-to-recovery, and Change Failure Rate.
  • Provide guidance on test designs and automation best practices, provide constructive peer code reviews so everyone can grow and learn alongside you.
  • Help break down initiatives to deliver increments of the requirements to each stage.
  • Independently manage your tasks in JIRA with minimum Manager involvement.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience delivering large-scale, high availability, secure applications in an agile environment.
  • Should have experience in manual testing
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills with meticulous attention to detail and with a diligent mindset.
  • Passion for learning, sharing your knowledge and continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in Javascript / Typescript including Object-Oriented design.
  • Hands on working experience designing and extending test frameworks based on open-source test framework stacks such as Cypress, Selenium, K6, Jest. Junit.
  • Proven experience in building scalable enterprise applications and test infrastructure.
  • Experienced in testing RESTful web services
  • Experience with CI/CD systems such as Semaphore, Jenkins, GitHub Actions, AWS Code Build and Code Pipeline is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, documentation, collaboration, reporting and analytical skills.
  • Excitement for understanding our customers and their problems, so that we can improve governance all around the world.
  • Experience working with Agile and Kanban / Scrum processes and following strong development and testing processes.
  • Experience with good security practices in enterprise application development.
  • Knowledge of SQL or NOSQL databases.

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, competitive vacation policy and meeting-free days across the company. We care about our team’s health and wellness and even offer a quarterly health club reimbursement!
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 

 

We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruitment@diligent.com.

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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