SDET/mello (US Remote Option)

Information Technology | Hybrid Remote, Irvine, California Plano, Texas Remote


Position at loanDepot

Welcome to loanDepot 2.0, containing our newest operating unit-mello- to be led by newly appointed President and COO Zeenat Sidi, a fintech veteran with significant P&L leadership, digital transformation, risk management, operations, and strategy experience. Mello will develop innovative digital-first secured and unsecured lending products leveraging our diverse customer engagement channels, extensive performance marketing assets, and proprietary technology stack to deliver a fast and frictionless way for customers to fulfill their financial needs. This new operating unit gives us the flexibility to grow dynamically in new directions within our industry. We warrant a positive culture, promote teamwork & are continuously striving to take care of both our valued borrowers & our extraordinary employees. Come join us!

loanDepot — We are America’s Lender.

Position Summary:

Responsible for delivering innovative, compelling, coherent software solutions for our consumer, internal operations and value chain constituents across a wide variety of enterprise applications through the creation of discrete business services and their supporting components. Maintains automation test suite by adding new automation tests as necessary and translating requirements and/or specifications into automation test cases. Executes automation tests, analyzes test results, reports findings, and debugs automation tool or script failures. Requires knowledge of writing and running automated test with direction from the Software Engineering Manager and/or Lead SDET. Follows best coding practices and methods identified by the team. 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. 


  • Translates requirements into functional and technical test cases and implements them for thorough test coverage. 
  • Creates integration tests which ensure application functionality, including up- and down-stream interfaces. 
  • Uses testing frameworks to ensure quality software solutions. Provides feedback on how frameworks can be improved or extended. 
  • Utilizes familiarity with frameworks and/or tools such as Robot, Cucumber, Watir, SoapUI, etc. to build automated tests. 
  • Analyzes test case failures to identify points of failure in complex product features and capabilities. Identifies and addresses relevant edge-case scenarios to ensure each is handled properly. 
  • Collaborates with other technical teams by assisting in troubleshooting complex technical or end-user scenarios. 
  • Adheres to coding and testing standards. Follows established best practices. Advises peers for their code reviews and advises on coding standards. 
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned. 


  • B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. Software Engineering, or B.A. in Computer Information Systems or equivalent preferred and a minimum of two (2) + years of relevant technology job experience. 
  • Understanding of financial terms and concepts preferred. Some knowledge of mortgage specific terminology, concepts and systems preferred. 
  • Intermediate competence with one or more relevant languages and technologies. Minimum of two (2) + years of experience with C#, Selenium, NUnit, Jasmine, Protractor, Javascript, Postman, Swagger, etc. 
  • Experience with one or more source/version control systems required. Understanding of branching strategies and merging. 
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio, TFS, JIRA, and Confluence is preferred. 
  • Minimum one (1) + years of experience working collaboratively in a team environment. 

Why work for #teamloanDepot:

  • Work with other passionate, purposeful and customer-centric team members
  • Aggressive earning potential and 401K with robust company match           
  • Inclusive, diverse and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive
  • 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 options to support work-life balance

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.