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Software Development Engineer in Test

RetailNext

RetailNext

Software Engineering
South Africa · Remote
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

RetailNext provides e-commerce style analytics to physical retailers enabling them to best understand shoppers behavior within their stores. Using our cloud-platform and proprietary IoT sensors, we collect billions of data points everyday from shoppers in over 100+ countries around the world. Ultimately, the data we provide to retailers helps them to make the decisions that will improve your shopping experience.

We're looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test with a strong technical background and proven test design skills to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate effectively with the product and engineering teams to review requirements and develop comprehensive test plans to drive the project to on-time completion.
  • Design, develop, maintain and execute test cases and report test results.
  • Participate in the design of major features from gathering initial requirements through acceptance testing.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that our test plans are thorough and our test scripts remain up to date with each release.
  • Work closely with the QA team on both the on-premise solution and the cloud based architecture of the product
  • Maintain test scripts and recipes so that they remain up to date with each release or update
  • Work with the product management team to understand customer requirements and use cases
  • Work with the development team to explore edge cases and define acceptance test criteria
  • Do white-box acceptance tests of the underlying implementation and test cases
  • Assist the development team with large scale performance and migration testing
  • Can work independently, not with much mentorship and verification, help junior members of the team

Tools we use:

  • UI testing: BuiltIn DevTools for all major browsers
  • Functional Testing: Postman to test API / Curl to test API / PSQl data base
  • Linux terminals tools: vim, cat, tail, ls, echo chmod and etc.
  • WireShark and similar applications
  • VMWare to create and manage Virtual Machines
  • Test creating and test design: Boundaries values / State Transition method for exploratory testing / Decision Table / Class of equivalents
  • Automation of mobile app: Java / Appium / TestNG framework / Maven / Test
  • Management System and other: TestRail / Jira bug tracking system

Required skills:

  • Experience creating and updating detailed test plans
  • A results oriented individual who thrives to work with cross-functional teams in a fast paced Agile environment
  • Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department, and company goals
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux environments
  • Experience with testing cloud-based applications is a plus
  • Proficiency with any scripting language is a plus
  • Experience scripting automated workflows for web applications using selenium WebDriver is a plus
  • Experience of certifying Mobile Apps and services for both iOS and Android platforms
  • Working knowledge of SQL and RDBMS

What do you get?

  • Competitive Salary and Equity Ownership
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Paternity/Maternity Leave
  • Best Self Program - contribution towards your personal or professional development
  • Once a month the entire company closes so we can enjoy a “Recharge Day”
  • Focus on your career: The ability to own your career, grow, and we will invest in your career every year!

What's it like to work here?

  • Working Environment: We are a “Remote-First” Hybrid company, meaning we are set up to operate effectively for fully-remote employees but have some distributed offices to allow our employees to gather. Also we have opportunities to travel and meet other team members from other countries.
  • We also allow our employees to work up to 90 days in any location of their choice each year
  • We all share the following values:
  • Autonomy: we give you the full flexibility and freedom to do what you do best. Flexible working schedule. We're outcome-oriented.
  • Improvement Mindset: we are all constantly working to improve and give anyone an opportunity to contribute to that.
  • Ownership and collaboration: we allow for and expect ownership, as well as work together to achieve our goals.
  • 100% customer focus: we are always lazer focused on what is best for our customers
  • People like it here!