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Senior SDET

Company: Alation Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Due to its remote and hybrid culture, Alation conducts all of its interviewing and onboarding virtually.Big Data isn't a problem. It's an opportunity.At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data. So they not only excel in their work - they drive value for their enterprise, team, and role. In the words of one customer, "Alation makes me look like a rockstar."We help companies like Pfizer, Salesforce, and General Mills empower their people with the best data every day. As a platform for innovation, Alation helps customers create game-changing solutions (like a program for early-stage disease detection with Pfizer) and connect people to great data in less time (like Salesforce, whose analysts can now find data 35% faster). And we're just getting started.With more than $340M in funding - valued at over $1.7 billion and 450+ customers with household names - Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to for the third time, and our exceptional Glassdoor rating (4.7 out of 5!) reflects a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth, and recognizes your unique value?Join us!We are looking for a Sr SDET to join our Cloud Team in the United States!What you'll do:

  • Use your full breadth of experience as SDET to test functionality, to write thoughtful manual and automated test cases, and use your programming skills to implement automation.
  • Be responsible for designing and implementing functional and end-to-end tests, and will work at UI, API and database levels
  • Use your knowledge of databases, SQL and Linux to analyze and understand production environment, to verify fixes, build test automation, and track them to closure
  • Gain understanding of the product ecosystem and integration of the product with external systems. Use this knowledge to improve product quality and to increase test coverage through automation
  • Continuously think about ways to develop maintainable and scalable test automation systems
  • Drive continuous improvement of the software development and testing process
  • Understand the product on the whole and will work with both internal and external teams to understand and reproduce Customer Issues and configurations in our LabYou should have:
    • Depth of knowledge in computer science (e.g., a CS degree or extensive experience)
    • Minimum of 5 - 10 years of relevant industry experience
    • Strong experience in testing Enterprise products
    • Working experience with relational databases like (Oracle/SQLServer/snowflake etc )
    • Hands on experience in assortment of test automation and scripting tools like Selenium, Python
    • Experience working with API testing
    • Experience working on cloud applications and services (kubernetes, microservices testing, pytest etc)
    • Experience in developing automated scripts to test application functionality on different browsers
    • Working experience in Unix/Linux
    • Good written communication skills
    • Passion for product testingBase Salary Target: $127,587 - $165,591The base salary range is specific to the United States. The salary of the final candidate selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, work location, specialty and training. If the final candidate has a different level of experience, the base salary target range may be lower or higher than what is published.#LI-RB2More About AlationOur founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Why Alation?- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!

Keywords: Alation Inc, Redwood City , Senior SDET, Other , Redwood City, California

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