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Grow as a Software Engineer in Test by building things that help local businesses around the world thrive.
Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.
Our Test Engineering team is responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, and test of our products in a high-visibility, high-impact part of the Tech organization. We strive to be trailblazers when it comes to implementing custom test automation solutions for our platform architecture. We follow engineering best practices to maintain performance standards when developing Tooling and Test infrastructure to support quality initiatives.
As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will work on the Groupon platform and integration with the backend services to ensure high reliability, availability, performance and operational readiness of the Groupon platform.
So who are we looking for? You’re passionate about finding and fixing problems and getting great results. You love building automation and tools that allow us to increase our test coverage, automate processes and speed up our release cycles. We like to catch issues as early as possible in the development process. You have an incredible eye for detail and love working with a group of highly talented engineers.
You’ll spend time on the following:
Architect and implement automation frameworks that allow us to validate RESTful services
Work on test tools that are leveraged across the company for test data creation, monitoring, compliance testing, etc.
Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes
Act as test lead in various work streams working closely with PMs, devs and collaborate across teams
Help define and improve our testing and release processes
Provide support for platform related issues; triage and troubleshoot issues reported by other teams to help with early resolution
Experience in Web Application automation using Selenium WebDriver with Java language binding.
Test application for scalability, stability, and performance.
Work with developers to identify bottlenecks and help them fix it.
Nice to have/Preferred qualification
You have good understanding of event-driven platforms, pub-sub and messaging using brokers such as Kafka, NSQ or RabbitMQ
You have experience with performance testing and have practical exposure to common performance testing tools like loadrunner, jMeter or blazemeter
You have experience generating performance reports and ability to analyse performance reports
Our development ecosystem:
Languages: Java, Groovy, Angular
Frameworks/Tools: Spring, Swagger, Vertx, DropWizard
CI/CD: Maven, Gradle, Jenkins
We’re excited about you if you have:
M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science and equivalent experience
3+ years of experience in production software development and testing
You have experience with one or more object-oriented programming language, like Java, C# ,C++, or Ruby
You have hands-on experience with test frameworks like TestNG, JUnit, RSpec etc
You’re proficient in writing REST API automation tests including client generation, customizing request payloads, request/response logging, response verification etc.
You have CI/CD experience; including exposure to build tools such as Maven, Gradle, Jenkins/Travis, GOCD etc
You have sound knowledge of applying computer science concepts (efficient design patterns, algorithms and data structures)
You have a clear understanding of testing methodologies and best practices
You’re an expert in writing unit, integration tests and system level tests
You have solid communication and collaboration skills
We value engineers who are:
Customer-focused: We believe that doing what’s right for the customer is ultimately what will drive our business forward.
Obsessed with quality: Your production code just works & scales linearly
Team players. You believe that more can be achieved together. You listen to feedback and also provide supportive feedback to help others grow/improve.
Fast learners: We are willing to disrupt our existing business to trial new products and solutions. You love learning how to use new technologies and then rapidly apply them to new problems.
Pragmatic: We do things quickly to learn what our customers desire. You know when it’s appropriate to take shortcuts that don’t sacrifice quality or maintainability.
Owners: Engineers at Groupon know how to positively impact the business.
Groupon's purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world's largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don't take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that's a great fit for you, then click apply and let's see where this takes us.
Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at groupon.com. If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon's Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.
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