Test Automation Engineer at HomeAdvisor

| Greater Denver Area
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Are you a mission driven technologist? At HomeAdvisor we invent the technologies and build the tools to nurture small businesses. We are a two-sided marketplace that seeks to seamlessly connect service providers with homeowners. We support the independent skilled professionals while eliminating the fatigue and pain of home renovation for the homeowner. As #1 in our category, we are relentless in our pursuit to build state-of-the art technologies as well as a world class technology team.  

We are seeking an eager and driven Test Automation Engineer to join our dedicated and passionate software delivery teams in sunny Denver, CO! Come join and build a team committed to building, designing and implementing robust systems for catching software bugs automatically before they reach our 100M+ customers. 

Every application you work on will directly impact the quality and performance of how our homeowners and service professionals connect and communicate. You will be a part of a software delivery team and will be responsible for test planning and execution, writing automated test cases and scripts, building automated regression coverage, and performing manual exploratory testing for feature delivery. 

As a Test Automation Engineer on our team, you will: 

  • Bring a quality mindset to the collaborative definition and refinement of features 
  • Collaborate with product owners and developers to design or improve features for testability 
  • Design, build, and maintain effective test strategies based on business requirements 
  • Perform exploratory testing of new features 
  • Automate tests to ensure consistency and reliability, and accelerate product delivery 
  • Execute feature and regression test strategies and analyze and document results 
  • Collaborate with your team on assessing feature and defect risks and priorities 
  • Help to set quality standards for the team

We'd love to work with you if: 

  • You’re a smart, outcome-oriented individual who takes initiative and ownership 
  • You strive to raise the bar on quality for our homeowners and service professionals 
  • You champion automation to enable inventive and more efficient ways to do things 
  • You possess drive, positivity, curiosity, and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them  
  • You can thrive and deliver in a fast-paced, innovative and creative environment  

Required 

  • Experience working directly with development team in an Agile environment
  • Extensive experience developing test plans from user story requirements
  • Demonstrable experience creating automated tests with programming and scripting languages, preferably among JavaScript, Python, Java, Groovy, Bash, Swift or Kotlin 
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of common open-source automation frameworks (e.g. Mocha, WebDriverIO, Cypress, JUnit, Spock) 
  • Experience using git-based version control systems 

Preferred 

  • At least 2 years’ experience testing web applications with automation tools
  • API testing experience with Postman or similar tools 
  • Knowledge of web and mobile technologies 
  • Experience with BDD frameworks like Cucumber, SpecFlow, behave, or Lettuce 
  • Experience writing SQL to query databases 
  • CI experience to enable automated test execution with tools like Jenkins, TravisCIor GitlabCI 
    About us:

    HomeAdvisor helps homeowners find and connect to pre-screened home improvement specialists through our web-based and mobile applications, and we’re helping small business owners advertise and grow their businesses. HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List combined in 2017 to create the nation’s largest home services marketplace. Part of ANGI Homeservices (ANGI), HomeAdvisor connects millions of homeowners across the country with service professionals through our innovative and user-friendly products. ANGI Homeservices operates 12 brands in eight countries. 

    The HomeAdvisor software engineering team is responsible for the technical design, architecture, and development for our desktop and mobile applications as well as the tools and frameworks used internally for productivity. We operate an Agile model where our engineers have a direct impact on how our customers use our products, tools, and services. As a Software Test Engineer, you'll join a group of experts and participate with teams across the organization in collaborating to define, create and deploy our most innovative and cutting-edge technical solutions.  

If you’re excited about joining a collaborative, high-impact team, send us your resume to start the conversation. If you have questions prior to applying, please join us for one of our weekly chats with the Recruiting team – this is not an interview, but a chance for you to learn more about our business. Visit http://www.abouthomeadvisor.com/talk-to-us to register.

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Location

Our brand new Headquarters opened in early 2019 in the trendy River North (RiNo) neighborhood of downtown Denver.

What are HomeAdvisor Perks + Benefits

HomeAdvisor Benefits Overview

HomeAdvisor's main focus is our employees. By providing flexible working hours, monthly Fun First Friday happy hours, career growth and development, paid volunteer days, non-profit donation matching and other benefits, we place our employees at the center of everything we do!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
We have an onsite gym in our RiNo building for unlimited use by our employees!
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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