Kin + Carta
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Chicago, IL

Automation Engineer at Kin + Carta

| Chicago
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Solstice | Kin + Carta is looking for an Automation Engineer to join our team. The Full Stack Automation Engineer will perform a variety of job responsibilities related to testing mobile, web, and backend applications across multiple platforms.

 The Automation Engineer will be responsible for, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Developing automated test scripts, test plans, and test cases
  • Execute automated test plans
  • Maintaining and executing existing automation scripts
  • Participating in functional testing, regression testing, and performance testing
  • Identify bugs, issues, risks, and bottlenecks within the mobile application

 Professional Skills:

  • QA Automation and/or development experience 
  • The individual must have a passion for software testing and finding bugs in software prior to deployment
  • Highly motivated self-starter; a team player who works well on cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to portray information in a logical and well-organized manner
  • Proven record of developing strong, positive relationships with the software development team, especially developers and business analysts
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to the client solution and deliverables

 Technical Skills:

  • Experience with Agile Project Management is a strong plus; namely Scrum
  • Experience writing and executing automated acceptance criteria using Calabash, Appium, Esspresso, XCUITests, Selenium, and/or another test automation suite
  • Experience in a Business Analyst or QA role for mobile applications a plus (i.e. Android, iOS)
  • Experience using Git or a similar modern version control system
  • Proven ability to focus on value-based testing and coverage with a dedication to delivery and time estimates
  • A creative, solutions-oriented tester that focuses on testing coverage in the most effective and efficient way possible
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field
  • Excellent communication skills

We welcome Solsties to show up as their full selves everyday. Because this is so important to us, Solstice | Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Where we are

We're in a great tech-focused building right by Ogilvie and Union Station in the West Loop.

Technology we use

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What are Kin + Carta Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Kin + Carta's value of "Make A Difference" is shown through quarterly events and activities. One in particular, Pay It FWD, is our annual day of volunteering where employees combine forces & give back
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity, Philanthropy, Wellness, and Social Committees can be joined by any member of our Kin who is interested in collaborating on events and making an impact upon our culture!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
From sponsored 5Ks, Lunch & Learns, and a discounted gym membership, our Wellness Committee enables a workplace that encourages environmental and social support of a healthy lifestyle.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
One of our Wellness Committee's annual initiatives includes sponsoring race teams throughout the year, like the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some of our favorites include our New Hire Happy Hours, our company-wide holiday party, our annual volunteer event (Pay It FWD), and team outings!
Game Room
Kin + Carta's game room is decked out with snacks, a ping pong table, Wii games, a shuffleboard, and board games for all employees to use when they need a break.
Stocked Kitchen
Our Office Experience team helps to ensure that we always have fruit, coffee (brewed & a fancy espresso machine!), tea, snacks available, and all of the flavored LaCroix that we can handle.
Some Meals Provided
We celebrates our employee's birthdays with a monthly breakfast or lunch that the whole company is able to attend.
Happy Hours
Company-wide happy hours, as well as team happy hours are common at Kin + Carta. The themes and locations differ, but they are always a good time!
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer a wide range of internal training programs and a mentor program. All full-time employees also receive $5,000 annually to pursue professional development.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Solstice is committed to positively impact, promote, support, and raise awareness of diverse communities in the Technology industry with the leadership of our Diversity Committee.
Lunch and learns
Employees plan and host lunch and learn meetings almost weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
All Kin are assigned a mentor who provides 1-to-1 support, career mentoring, and leadership advocacy.
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $5000 annually for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Employees are allotted two extra PTO days to use for their own personal training and development.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a variety of fun perks, but our favorites focus on employee development! We know that investing in employee development is crucial to our success as a growing and forward-thinking firm. All full-time employees have an annual personal training budget and time off. Employees will use this to take classes, buy materials, and go to conferences. We also have internal training programs, a mentorship program, and knowledge sharing through discipline circles and Lunch and Learns!

An Insider's view of Kin + Carta

What are some social events your company does?

Kin + Carta celebrates holidays with our office in Argentina - our US offices have introduced Argentina to Halloween, and the Buenos Aires office introduced the US to “Friends Day” in July. We also have a book club, a board game club, football and a Bachelor fantasy draft, co-rec sports, wine tastings and happy hours to celebrate new hires.


Client Principal

What does your typical day look like?

My days are pretty dynamic — I could be preparing to lead a workshop, working on a product roadmap, sitting with research on customer interviews, mentoring team members, etc. A few things are constant every day, though: I get to solve interesting problems, I get to be creative, and I get to work with amazing people.


Director of Solution Delivery

What makes someone successful on your team?

To me, what makes individuals on my team successful is a recognition that there is always something new to learn and always more room for growth. An open, honest desire to not only learn from your teammates' expertise, but also to share your own, is a huge part of what makes a teammate at Kin + Carta successful.


Technical Principal

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

As a digital innovation firm, creativity is in our DNA. We hold an annual client summit to harness the creativity of our Kin. Employees self-organize around our R&D function, solving problems with emerging technologies to show off to our clients. Many of these ideas have gone on to help our clients better understand their end-user.



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