Test Automation Engineer - SDeT

Remote - Ireland

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Responsibilities: The Test Automation Engineer will have the primary accountability of validating developed software meets specifications by programming automated tests. A successful candidate must have a strong understanding of distributed systems and demonstrate the ability to effectively test and troubleshoot them. 

In this role you can expect to:

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to define specifications and develop test plans
  • Adopt, improve, and advocate for our vision for the quality of Couchbase Cloud products
  • Define, plan, and execute test cases for distributed systems
  • Build and maintain reliable test automation using Go (Golang) that validates correctness and scalability of software
  • Make it easy for engineers to contribute and enhance tests
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to find effective solutions to testing challenges
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to reproduce complex scenarios discovered in our own testing or reported by customers and write regression tests to fix and prevent them
  • Write and review technical proposals
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

You may be a good fit for our team if:

  • You are kind and collaborative
  • You enjoy working remote with people from all over the world
  • The software you write is sympathetic to the humans who will maintain it
  • You care deeply about software quality and operability, and better ways of building software
  • Value clear, open communication. We value thoughtful feedback and regular dialogue and collaboration as a fundamental skill for our team members
  • You are comfortable with Go or another low-level programming language and would like to write write GoYou have experience automating infrastructure
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills and the ability to make realistic assessments of product complexity
What does success in this role look like?In three months, you’ll have made a material impact by validating the correctness of software through the introduction and enhancement of reliable tests and are effectively collaborating on the design of new features and their specificationsIn six months, you have established a cadence of predictable, on-time delivery without cutting cornersIn twelve months, you have earned the trust of the team and are delivering tasks through the entire SDLC, from design through development with minimal guidance and have established yourself as the “go-to” person for the behavior of several parts of the system
ResponsibilitiesDesign, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve softwareManage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverablesWork with product and engineering teams to design and develop test plans for Couchbase Cloud productsAdopt, improve, and advocate for our vision for the quality of Couchbase Cloud products
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About CouchbaseAt Couchbase, we believe data is at the heart of the enterprise. We empower developers and architects to build, deploy, and run their most mission-critical applications. Couchbase delivers a high-performance, flexible and scalable modern database that runs across the data center and any cloud. Many of the world’s largest enterprises rely on Couchbase to power the core applications their businesses depend on. 
As a 2021 Bay Area Best Places to Work winner, Couchbase recognizes the need for time off when you need it. Enjoy unlimited time off (DTO), matching 401K contributions, ESPP and many other amazing benefits. See more of our recent awards to learn what makes Couchbase such a great company to work at. 
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