mello - Lead SDET (C#/Selenium)

mello Consumer Lending | Remote, Remote Plano, Texas Irvine, California


Position at loanDepot

mello® is the fintech arm of renowned mortgage industry leader loanDepot

 Our mission is simple: to make our customers’ home finance, lending and home services transactions simple, easy and innovative. We lean into what’s about to be and lead by example, transforming our customers’ financial future in ways that make a difference. Led by President and COO Zeenat Sidi, we’re a team of top product strategists and innovative technologists, dedicated to bringing big things to the marketplace.

 We’re looking for big thinkers, hands-on doers and customer-oriented rockstars who want to bring their best and be the best. If that’s you, come join us!

Position Summary:

Responsible for ensuring product teams deliver high quality applications, systems and data. Leads the quality and testing efforts to ensure completion of quality assurance deliverables, adherence to quality and product development processes and standards, and drives on time software releases. Identifies and applies test automation where appropriate across projects and products. Provides employees guidance in the areas of performance management, coaching, and training. Automation is an extremely important part of our quality strategy and you will play a critical role in the delivery of high quality products meeting our customer’s needs. Ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.


  • Builds, mentors, and leads quality assurance automation team, both functionally and technically, to deliver quality IT solutions.
  • Oversees all test execution of the testing team, based on functional and non-functional user stories or requirements.
  • Collaborates with the rest of IT on the development of best practices that provide continuous integration and delivery.
  • Defines, executes, and maintains a QA strategy encompassing methodologies, tools and standards to succeed in manual and test automation.
  • Oversees the design and maintenance of test strategies and test cases, including test data.
  • Works with Product Owners and Development Leads to triage bugs and manage the bug backlog. Negotiates with team members to determine which bugs will be addressed/fixed as part of a sprint iteration.
  • Works closely with PMO, Development and Product Management teams to ensure release schedules through scope control, test design validation and pragmatic, results-oriented technical decisions.
  • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action.
  • Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company’s goals and values.
  • Performs the position safely, without endangering the health or safety of themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially unsafe conditions. The employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to one’s own actions and conduct.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field, and a minimum of eight (8) + years’ experience working in Quality Assurance/Testing.
  • Four (4) + years of SQL experience
  • Four (4) + years of data validation experience
  • Three (3) + years of experience in C# or another OO programming language
  • Three (3) + years of experience with any automation tool
  • Three (3) + years of experience with Microsoft Visual Studio with TFS
  • Three (3) + years’ experience in quality automation or Lead role.

Why work for #teamloanDepot:

  • Aggressive earning potential and 401K with robust company match
  • Inclusive, diverse and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive
  • Work with other passionate, purposeful and customer-centric people
  • Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Wellness program to support both mental and physical health
  • Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.