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Software Developer in Test

at Ooyala in Mountain View, CA   —   Jul 12, 2014   |  
Software Developer in Test Do you enjoy figuring out how things work and then breaking them? Are you passionate about delivering the best possible product to your customers? Do you think good is not good enough? Does thinking about software going from check-in to world-wide deployment in 10 minutes excite you? Are you equal comfortable tracking down and isolating a difficult to reproduce customer issue and building a framework for continuous test and deployment of software? If so, we have a perfect role for you. We are looking for a smart, passionate, and highly effective Software Developer in Test to join our Engineering Team in Mountain View. At Ooyala, we believe in hiring smart people who get things done and then giving them the tools and support required to do great things. Software Developer in Test is an important and challenging position but you can rest secure that if you bring your best, you will have the support you need to execute successfully.
Own product quality and readiness in your area of responsibility
Collaborate with other Software Developers in Test and Development Engineers to build and evolve a scalable continuous build, deployment, and test framework
Implement test automation frameworks, code inspection tools, and other tools to support Ooyala’s goal of “10 minute deployment”
Implement information radiators to keep engineering teams, Engineering as a whole, and the company on the same page with respect to product quality and readiness
Isolate issues to “most simple” reproducible cases
Write “high signal-low noise” bug reports enabling developers to reproduce and fix issues with as little work as possible
Strong programming skills
Current hands-on experience with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Python, or Java
Experience in functional and integration test automation
Current hands-on experience with one or more of Watir, Selenium, EggPlant, etc.
Experience in unit test automation
Current hands-on experience with one or more unit test frameworks
SQL familiarity a plus
Passion for delivering high quality products to tens of millions of users worldwide
Ability to think like an end-user and anticipate how they will use a product
Excellent issue isolation, troubleshooting, and debugging skills
Able to concisely, clearly, and accurately describe how to reproduce an issue and describe its likely root causes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Passion for learning new technologies, processes, and techniques
BS in CS or equivalent background and/or self-education
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