Software Development Engineer in Test

Engineering United States Minneapolis, Minnesota Austin, Texas


Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looing to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to ensure quality standards are achieved across our Experimentation products. This is an incredible opportunity to build test automation and drive improvements within the organization. This position will report to the Engineering Manager for the team that owns Optimizely’s Web and Full Stack products.

What you will do:

  • Develop tests and tools to ensure product quality throughout the development process
  • Analyze and triage errors and log defects in our work tracking tool (JIRA)
  • Work with our engineering teams to enhance and improve our test automation
  • Scrutinize product requirements and ensure we deliver on customer expectations
  • Document test results and work with engineering teams improve the quality of our product
  • Drive customer scenario testing throughout the organization
  • Stay on top of industry trends and research/recommend suitable technologies


  • You have 3+ years experience in software development and testing
  • You have experience with scripting or programming for test automation
  • You demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and problems solving skills
  • You have experience with building and maintaining test automation in deployment pipelines
  • You are passionate about quality and improvement
  • You understand common SaaS architecture patterns
  • You find happiness in being a team player and helping others
  • You are familiar with open source test automation tools

Some technologies we work with:

  • JavaScript
  • Docker, Jenkins, Linux
  • AWS, Google Cloud Platform
  • BrowserStack, Selenium, Cypress, Mocha, Jasmine

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.