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 2 million miles, giving rides to more than 400K children -- with rides booked by families and 1000+ schools.

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!

What You’ll Do:

    • 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


    • 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


  • Work with an early stage highly talented team from fantastic schools like Stanford and Harvard
  • Get the chance to work and grow with a start up from the ground up
  • It’s the rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built
  • We’re reinventing kid’s transportation and family logistics globally
  • We're solving real world problems- the need is there, and everyone gets it
  • We have unlimited vacation: work hard, play hard

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