Senior Software Development Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

See yourself at Dataminr

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be working with your team and across all of engineering to add testing infrastructure to ensure Dataminr’s high bar of quality is maintained. During new feature development, you will be important in establishing comprehensive testing plans and identifying any gaps in our tools to allow engineering teams to develop automation tests. You will work closely with Product Managers to understand user and scalability requirements to develop a better system. This remote position is open in the UK and IRE.

At Dataminr, we are creating a team of talented builders, creators and visionaries to have a real-world impact on how organizations respond to fast-emerging events as they unfold. We are over 600 talented individuals, spanning seven global offices, united by our passion to use AI for the greater good and be agents of positive change in our company and in our communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you healthy and happy:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plan options for employees domestic partners and their dependents

  • Generous PTO, flexible sick days and remote working options

  • Paid parental leave and family forming benefits

  • Mental health benefits and support

  • Company equity (RSUs)

At Dataminr, we serve a global community made up of many cultures and strive to reflect the diversity of the world in which we live. We stand for social justice and we lead with empathy. We foster a culture of allyship, standing up for those who face systemic barriers to equality. We actively condemn racism and discrimination in any form.

We believe our differences give us strength. Our employees are empowered to be their best, authentic selves through various opportunities, such as our robust employee resource group (ERG) network, learning and development funds, and more.

The opportunity

  • Develop and maintain Dataminr’s test automation infrastructure

  • Drive engagement with engineering teams to increase their use of our tools

  • Find ways to increase effectiveness of our manual testing vendor through more reliable automation and more effective failure feedback

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to find gaps in our tooling and champion the priority of closing feature gaps

  • Identify quality risks and work with others to increase our regression testing

What you bring (6 bullets max)

At Dataminr, we value you for who you are. We encourage you to apply for this role, even if you don’t meet every qualification. Our candidates are reviewed on the basis of their skill and potential to succeed.

  • Knowledge of Python, Selenium, Email, and API testing

  • Experience with collaborating with engineering teams to design end-to-end test plans

  • Familiarity with Test Management tools

  • Experience with designing and deploying Gitlab CI/CD pipelines

About Dataminr

Dataminr, the world’s leading real-time information discovery platform, delivers the earliest warnings on high-impact events, emerging risks and other critical business information far in advance of other sources. Recognized as one of the world’s leading AI businesses, Dataminr enables faster response, more effective risk mitigation and stronger crisis management for public and private sector organizations spanning global corporations, first responders, NGOs and newsrooms. Most recently valued at $4.1B, Dataminr serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 50 and half of the Fortune 100 companies and over 650 newsrooms worldwide.

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, colour, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

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