About Us:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with a loyal 10 million members who believe that rental is the future.


About our Team:

Recognising Ireland’s significant technology talent, Rent the Runway aims to hire 150 engineers and tech developers over the next three years. The prospective team, to be based in the historic Claddagh area of Galway city centre, will tackle core technology challenges that are critical to Rent the Runway’s overall success and will influence the future of the next generation of services.  

The new international office in Galway will enable the company to expand its engineering, product development, and Data Science footprint and new Rent the Runway employees will have the opportunity to launch or grow their careers across a number of roles in Technology. The centre in Galway will be the first operation for Rent the Runway outside of the US.


About the Job:

On a daily basis you will build a reliable test automation frameworks and work with other engineers on implementing tests, tools and automations at the application level, with a fun group of talented and driven engineers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work closely with the development team in creating new test harnesses and implementing test tools
  • Continue to build out an automation suite that is able to validate software at all application layers (ie. UI, service APIs)
  • Develop performance and load tests while going end to end with the entire testing life cycle
  • Ensure proper analytics tracking and other logging utilizing MySQL validations Perform manual testing of new features as needed


About you:

  • 3-5 years experience in developing automated test suites utilizing open source tools such as Selenium and Watir. In addition, recent experience with Webdriver preferred
  • 3-5 years programming experience with languages such as Java & Ruby
  • 1-2 years with implementing load and performance tests
  • Proficient in MySQL & SQL  
  • Proficiency with versioning tools such as GIT and SVN
  • Experience with UNIX like operating systems
  • Bachelor"s degree in Computer Science or related degree



At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and well-being of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. We have a competitive benefits package on offer for all our Ireland based employees which reflects our ethos and culture. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including annual leave, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!  .
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.

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