Zūm is the leader in children’s rides and care, getting kids safely to-and-from school and activities while providing childcare when needed. Parents get peace of mind knowing drivers are vetted and reliable, while schools get end-to-end student transportation that brings more convenience, visibility and cost-efficiency. To date we’ve driven over 3.5 million miles, giving rides to more than 500K children -- with rides booked by families and 2000+ schools. We are a VC-backed company with funding from top investors including Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital.
Job Overview: 

Zūm is currently seeking to hire our first Test Automation Engineer. As a Test Automation Engineer, you will have the opportunity to design and develop automated tests using a variety of innovative tools and frameworks. You will be responsible for overseeing quality engineering of server side & customer-facing web and mobile platforms and applications in a fast-paced dynamic environment. If you are a self-driven motivated leader who enjoys solving problems in large-scale distributed systems domain, you will love this job!

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and build test automation frameworks
  • Implement quality best practices and test strategies. Automate Build, Deploy Test and Release cycles
  • Improve the overall QA process by identifying gaps or inefficiencies in workflows and suggesting improvements
  • Design and build tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase quality
  • Tackle complex infrastructure challenges with creative automation and configuration management solutions

Job Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in design and implementation of test automation infrastructure and tools
  • Strong coding skills in Java, XML, C or C++
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • Good scripting skills in at least one of the following languages Perl, Python, Shell
  • Experience testing in Java, NodeJS (or other Javascript framework), Unix, NoSQL, and Web Services (Rest API) environments
  • Experience with large-scale distributed frameworks, pipeline scheduling, parallel integration and test executions
  • Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving
  • Ability to build reliable and scalable automation systems
  • Proficiency in setting up Continuous Integration/Deployment processes
  • Able to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues
  • Working knowledge of QA methodology, testing techniques and approaches.
  • Hands-on experience with deploying and managing apps on cloud - AWS/Google
  • Can work under aggressive deadlines and scale up, experience with startups
  • 2-3 years experience with backend technologies, some experience with Angular/Mobile technologies (Swift/Java) to support front end engineers
  • Strong problem-solving skills and practical application of data structures
  • Good sense of humor with a great ability to work with others
  • Good communication skills


  • Ability to have a huge impact at an early-stage, mission-driven startup
  • Competitive compensation, including cash and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical
  • Delicious and healthy daily catered lunch
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Fun office environment, overlooking the beautiful waters in Redwood Shores

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