SDET ( Software Development Engineer in Test )

Less than 5 years experience  •  Imaging & Photography

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
San Mateo, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Imaging & Photography
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Webdam, a Shutterstock company, is seeking an experienced and versatile Software Engineer in Test to join our fast growing team. You will be responsible for automation and regression testing of new products and features in all development phases. This position requires a good understanding of the software cycle, experience with a variety of testing techniques, automation experiences, and strong written & organizational skills.


  • Architect, design and build the necessary test infrastructure to support automated tests for new products and features, replicating real-world user scenarios and load
  • Build and maintain automation tests that will validate functionality and identify defects prior to production release
  • Create overarching test plans that include both automation and manual test considerations
  • Work closely with the product team to identify gaps in the requirements, review test plans, and help prioritize bugs and features
  • Collaborate with developers to establish and enforce code quality principles, replicate issues, and refine SDLC processes
  • Assist with functional QA as needed
  • Work with DevOps in creating reliable deployment processes across QA, Staging, and Production environments
  • Help set and monitor goals such as automation coverage, minimum escaped defects, hot patch thresholds, customer satisfaction, and code quality
  • Stay on top of the latest and newest technologies & tools related to your field


  • 2+ years experience designing, building, and executing automation tests, using frameworks and tools like Cucumber, Jasmine, Junit, TestNG, including web UI automation tools like Selenium RC/WebDriver framework as well as REST/JSON APIs
  • 3+ years experience writing code in one or more programming languages like Java, Ruby, Python, Javascript, PHP, and AngularJS
  • Experience using test case management tools like TestRail, QAComplete, or TCM
  • Knowledge of multi-tenant SaaSarchitectures and iOS and Android platforms
  • Expertise in build and CI tools like Maven, Ant, Gulp, Jenkins
  • Comfortable working with databases such as MySQL and MongoDB
  • Experience creating and reviewing API / White Box Tests
  • Experience in bug management tools like JIRA, Rally, or Bugzilla
  • Experience working in Agile (Scrum and/or Kanban) models
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to critique work of self and others constructively
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field


Webdam, a Shutterstock company, is a leader in digitalasset management, changing the way marketing and creative teams manage the world’s brands. Founded in 2005, the Webdam cloud-based platform powers the visual content that drives impactful brand experiences and allows brand-building activities to scale across the enterprise and consumer touchpoints. For more information, please visit and follow Webdam on Twitter or Facebook.


We’re proud to be named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group. There’s no secret to our success – we just combine a great product, the best co-workers in Silicon Valley and a smorgasbord of fun into one wonderful workplace.

  • Fun, casual work environment
  • 401K match, stock options, commuter benefits, referral bonuses and comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • On-site masseuse
  • On-site gym as well as fitness/wellness benefit
  • Fully stocked kitchen and catering
  • Walking distance to Caltrain
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V

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