QA Automation Engineer

| Chicago

About Showpad

At Showpad, personalities and cultures connect across oceans to create something extraordinary. As a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5,000 Europe list, Showpad is changing the game when it comes to sales enablement. Our employees create the engagement and impact that drives our success as we expand globally.

In the morning, we’re drinking San Francisco cold brew coffee with a side of Portland doughnuts – English scones for afternoon tea, and in the evening we’re toasting success with Belgian tripel Westmalle to a Chicago house tune.

About the position

As a Software QA Engineer, you will play an integral role in Showpad as one of its quality pillars. We believe in crafting cross functional Agile teams, where we all are all stakeholders in ‘baking in quality’ right from the very off. We value automation and championing quality to give our customers a memorable Showpad experience.

We are on an exciting global journey, with our product, technology and ways of working which we would love to have you on board!

We are on the lookout for:

  • You are an Engineer who is passionate in Automating process and delivering Quality
  • Agile mindset with a clear focus on Customer, Product and Team goals
  • ‘Automate first’ mindset who is meticulous to detail in defining Acceptance Tests
  • A key contributor to the QA Guild in driving improvements beyond your Scrum Team
  • Analytic mindset who is able to challenge the status quo.
  • Live and breathe "Quality is a never-ending process of improvement!"
  • Someone who has worked in a continuous test and delivery culture

About you:

  • Technical background in Automation Frameworks (e.g Javascript, Java, Swift)
  • Appreciation of architecture and steps up to ‘look under the hood’
  • Strong influencer in driving the ‘Automate First’ approach and well versed in test Automation.
  • Analytical mindset who is able to present the facts, options and solutions
  • Full-stack QA who has experience in working with both backend and frontend technologies
  • Excellent communication skills and never afraid to speak out
  • Passion for technology with an appetite to fail fast and learn
  • The desire to grow yourself, your team and the company

What you can expect from Showpad

Focus on Impact and Growth

We are building the future in sales and marketing where every person is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • WordpressCMS
    • SageCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


Centrally located in the Loop and easily accessible for all commuters with tons of options for lunch.

An Insider's view of Showpad

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our Chicago office is unlike any other startup I've ever been a part of. Everyone is smart, humble and effective. Even though we are all busy, everyone is always willing to offer help or guidance - even if it outside of their wheelhouse. We all genuinely enjoy each other's company and want to see our teammates succeed.


Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is absolutely key for my team, since we’re tasked with bringing many different groups together. And as an international organization, we’re building relationships not only across departments, but across the world too. The key for us is to show how we provide value and prove how our collaboration impacts both revenue and culture.


Head of Global Business Development and Alliances

What is your vision for the company?

We’re building the future of sales & marketing success, by empowering sales & marketing teams to sell the way buyers want to buy. We’re delivering a better buyer experience, intelligent sales content and an analytics-powered platform that’s smarter than traditional sales enablement.


President & COO

What are Showpad Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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