Spiceworks Test Automation Engineer


Nov 5, 2013 (4 years and 7 months ago)


Spiceworks Test Automation Engineer

Product Development | Austin, TX

Who you are:

Are you

someone who’s energetic about delivering quality products? Want to see your work directly
impact over 2 million IT pros who use our app to do their jobs. Like to
make a real difference at one of Austin’s
most exciting startups? Spiceworks just might have a position for you! We’re on the hunt for a Software Test
Engineer who’s equal parts automation expert and team leader. You’ll be immersed in the development proce
writing automation code like nobody’s business as well as educating and mentoring other test automation

Who we are:

Spiceworks is a one
kind startup in Austin, Texas whose innovative model combines a network
management app with an onl
ine community of over 2 million IT pros. Our dedicated users rely on Spiceworks to
carry out their day
day IT tasks and connect with each other to exchange tips, IT advice, and have a great time!
We’re also changing the way today’s tech products are man
aged, marketed and sold. And, given we’re growing by
2,200 new users a day, it’s no surprise we’ve been named the “fastest growing business app in history!”

What you’ll do:

As a

meticulous Spiceworks Test Automation Engineer, you’ll be able to deliver au
tomation code…
in your sleep! You’ll also architect, code and organize regression test suites to ensure product stability and
lightning fast delivery. As a strategic problem
solver, you’ll pass your wisdom on to the team and offer invaluable
advice to test

engineers (and ask smart questions!). You’ll be off
running at breakneck pace with little
supervision, able to easily grasp and simplify complex concepts, and keep all the plates spinning. Oh, and you’ll
have a blast every step of the way!


What will I do?

Design, code, maintain and execute automated Watir
Webdriver and Ruby test scripts

Exhibit database and web testing experience (Chrome, IE, FF, etc.)

Work closely with development and other departments as necessary

Showcase logic
driven thinking

Educate and mentor other software test automation engineers including test code reviews

Take the initiative in a team leader role


What does it take to do this job?

4+ years of test automation experience

depth and passion for identifying new automation strategies

on experience creating test processes and scripts for software and web/service products

starter who thrives in an independent, fast
paced environment

Willingness and ability to adapt to

testing new technologies

Experience writing test automation code through scripting third party tools like Waitr

Proficiency with web development debug tools