Senior Engineer, Test Automation

Engineering Murray, Utah


Who We Are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

We are seeking a Senior Test Automation Engineer to join our team. On our team, you will be in the middle of it all – implementing functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineer. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor and co-worker. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and so you will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying and continual improvement and evolution.
This is a highly technical position for a Senior Engineer, Test Automation with experience in functional, performance, reliability, automated and system integration testing across a variety of platforms.  Primary responsibilities will include helping to build out additional automation frameworks, fully automating test plans and test cases, implementing continuous integration, and mentoring junior members of the team.  This individual should thrive on being self-driven to execute tasks with limited supervision.

What You'll Do:

  • Help design, implement and maintain automation testing frameworks and libraries
  • Fully automate test plans and test cases
  • Help design, implement and integrate automation strategies into our continuous release process
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Help triage failed automated test runs
  • Work with manual QA to understand requirements for converting manual tests to automated tests
  • Work with Developers to understand requirements for new features requiring automating tests
  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in depth black box and white box testing
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience writing test automation preferably using Java or an equivalent Object Oriented compiled language
  • Previous programming experience with Java, Python, C# or other OO languages required and demonstrated experience writing production quality code
  • Demonstrated ability to build test automation frameworks and automated test cases with tangible business results 
  • Strong SQL skills and demonstrated experience with Non-SQL databases6. Experience testing web APIs (such as REST)
  • Previous automation experience with Web automation libraries (such as Webdriver)
  • Demonstrated experience writing test plans and test cases and have a quality mindset
  • Experience with agile development methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix and Mac OS X
  • Experience with source control tools (such as Git)
  • Experience with build tools (such as Maven, SBT or Gradle)
  • B.S. Degree or higher (CS, Information Technology or other technical area preferred)

Why You'll Love Working Here:

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)
  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

​ SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.