Wayfair Careers

Software Developer in Test

Boston, MA
Engineering - Operations


Job Description

Software Developer in Test (SDeT)

At Wayfair, the SDeT role is an exciting opportunity to establish a new way of thinking about test at Wayfair.  We are changing the game in test and quality, focusing on data transparency and analysis, contextual guidance, education, risk assessments, and test optimizations, to drive repeatable and reliable efficiencies in delivering value to our customers.  We believe that testing right allows developers to deliver code faster and we intend to prove it.

 

What you will do:

General

  • Engage with Stakeholders to document manual processes noting automation opportunities
  • Perform independent test failure diagnosis and RCAs
  • Create, Execute and monitor manual and automated tests and test suites
  • Manage individual productivity and participate in Scrum activities

Quality Advocacy

  • Advocate for quality, and escalate issues when needed
  • Review code to learn common dev patterns and anti-patterns
  • Create test cases and test content for both functional and educational purposes
  • Review and take action on current product/service quality state
  • Set up and configure CI tooling and Test Environments
  • Conduct Test Strategy Discussions with teams and implement resolutions
  • Participate in team strategy, roadmap definition, and planning/design phases
  • Make recommendations to product/project teams and Test Execution team
  • Write Code, Educate, and help provide a delightful testing experience
  • Review Code for Testability
  • Paired programming and workshops
  • Create Educational content, including sample code, workshops, video tutorials, and documentation

Tool Development

  • Participate in On-Call rotation for Supported tools and services
  • Author code for tools, frameworks, etc. new feature development
  • Participate in design and architecture discussions
  • Provide Support on the Test Tools and Infrastructure
  • Participate in Office Hours discussions
  • Comfortable using and instructing use of multiple tools and services team provides

About you:

  • Ability to work influence toward testing strategy and maintainable code
  • Ability to drive testability conversations and speak about our tools and solutions
  • Strong familiarity with development languages such as (Php,JS,.Net, Python, or Java)

Technical Skills:

  • OS, Hypervisors, VMs, Containers
  • VCS (Git, SVN, etc.)
  • CI Tools (Buildkite, Jenkins, Travis, etc.)
  • Debugging
  • Test Automation Frameworks
  • PHP, Python, JS, Java, .Net
  • Agile Processes
  • Test Authoring
  • Software Development Best Practices


About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Requisition ID: 34869