Software Development Engineer in Test

Proofpoint   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 91 days ago

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The Role

Proofpoint is looking for a technically curious, Software Development Engineer in Test to develop core test automation infrastructure to make testing cycles efficient.

In this role you will be responsible to develop UI and API level automation infrastructure that will simplify adding new automated tests, for the product QA teams. At times, you would be adding new test scripts, too.

The ideal candidate would have a healthy dose of self-motivation, experience in developing modular, easily maintainable test automation, proactively coming up with infrastructure improvements.

This is a growing team, which makes for many opportunities to be involved directly with product management, development, sales and support teams. Everybody on the team is passionate about their work and we’re looking for similarly motivated “get stuff done” kind of people to join us!


  • Sense of ownership towards product quality
  • Build test automation infrastructure and automate test cases
  • Ensure tests are running in Continuous Integration (CI) model and moving towards Continuous Delivery (CD) goal
  • Engineering dashboards to provide insights into test cycles
  • Sense of urgency in responding to customer issues
  • Be ready to adapt to the changing priorities
  • Familiarity with Linux based systems configuration
  • Play well with others! Be a great teammate and help maintain our positive culture


  • Experience in building automation test libraries
  • Strong experience with Rspec framework with Ruby, Java or Python. Selenium is plus.
  • Strong understanding of cloud based application deployments and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of source control management, coding standards, code reviews, build processes
  • Be motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills