About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes!

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, and Robert Downey Jr. We are listed in Forbes’ Top 50 Fintechs of 2020. And for exciting news about our growth check out Life-Insurance Startup Ethos Valued at More Than $2.7 Billion. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!

About the Role

As a Software Engineer, Test, you'll have an opportunity to work with some of the best engineers in the InsureTech space. You’ll design and implement test automation that will be built ground up to support Ethos. We are detail-oriented and value clean, modular, and high-performing code. You’ll maintain test scripts and will scale up the tests for faster and reliable execution. 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a strong quality advocate, collaborating closely with software engineers, designers, and product managers, etc. to release life-changing products
  • Design and deliver risk-based test plans for new features and functionality, choosing the right method of testing for each situation or phase (scenario, exploratory, scripted, manual, automated, etc.)
  • Help ensure your vertical's releases adhere to deadlines while not compromising on quality
  • Pair with software engineers to identify coverage gaps, automate repeated tasks, and build regression test coverage through existing or new infrastructure
  • Be a reliable, friendly source of feedback on new functionality, features, and process changes
  • Awe your team by uncovering or better yet preventing corner case defects

Requirements: 

  • A minimum of 2 years of software development or test framework development experience
  • Proficient in at least one programming/scripting language (e.g. Javascript, Java, Python).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and infrastructure tools (e.g. AWS/GCP, etc.).
  • Experience with hands-on automation framework development: TestNG/Cypress/Selenium/Rest Assured/Cucumber/Jest etc.
  • Expertise on test-driven development, developing different levels of automated tests, such as unit tests, integration tests, and functional tests
  • Self-directed, deeply curious and you take action on your great ideas
  • Detail oriented and have amazing communication skills; explaining technical problems succinctly and clearly
  • Willingness to challenge existing practices in order to make them even better

Everyone is welcome at Ethos. We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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