Senior Software Engineer In Test at PerkSpot

| Chicago
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Help us work directly with America’s best employers to bring joy and gratitude to millions of employees.

We’re looking for a full-time Software Developer in Test to develop and implement testing automation strategy, and champion the quality of our products.

About PerkSpot

At PerkSpot, we work with America’s top employers to offer the best perks and discounts to millions of employees These exclusive savings are a great recruitment and retention tool that allows their employees to take advantage of unique opportunities and feel great about their company. We help employees from over 700 companies like Spotify, Walgreens, McDonald's, and Lyft to save on everything from gym memberships and movie tickets to electronics, new cars, and travel.

Profitable and growing. Our company was founded in 2006 by good people with great vision, and we’re carrying on the work they started. As we enter our twelfth year, we’re proud of our leadership position in the industry, but we’re committed to doing more – developing better products, reaching more employers, and getting more employees engaged with our platform. 

About this Role

The Engineer in Test is a full-time position within PerkSpot Technology responsible for developing and implementing a testing automation strategy for PerkSpot's portfolio of client- and internal-facing applications and services.

Typically, in this role you will:

  • Create and maintain test automation to cover at least 90% of all features across multiple web applications.
  • Work with the customer service team to triage and research incoming defects.
  • Analyze, document, and track defects in our defect tracking system
  • Provide assistance to the engineering team related to manually testing components and features that are either not automated or require additional human review.

A successful candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of manual test experience.
  • 2+ years of test automation experience.
  • A strong understanding of the Microsoft .NET platform, (C# and ASP.NET.)
  • Responsible for formulating test strategies, creating/maintaining test plans, and executing test cases to support client- and internal-facing web applications.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of testing and quality methodologies and tools.
  • Strong technical and non-technical communication skills to enable communication between customer service and engineering resources when identifying possible defects.
  • Participation in the agile/scrum process as part of a cross-functional engineering team.
  • Willingness to step-in and perform manual testing as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other advanced technical or science degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with cloud-based PaaS/IaaS providers (e.g. Azure, Rackspace, AWS) and working with virtualized systems.
  • Competency with T-SQL.
  • Scripting skills with experience in languages such as JavaScript, Perl, and Python.

The Perks of Working at PerkSpot

We’re a big platform, but still a small team. That means we’re going to trust you with more responsibility than elsewhere, and invest in you more. You’re going to grow – a lot.

You'll stand a little taller every time you walk into a Walgreens, Chipotle, or onto a Southwest Airlines flight, because you'll be playing a role in making those people love their jobs that much more. You'll get in the habit of getting excited to head to work every morning, because you know you'll be working in a place where you can actually get stuff done, surrounded by a group of people you're actually proud to be working with.

Yeah, you're also going to snag a few good deals for yourself, too.

We’re a team of forty people working out of our office in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. We dress how we like, boast an open time-off policy, stock a good beer selection, and we’re pretty obsessive about our coffee. Most of all, we welcome good people with lots of energy and enthusiasm.

PerkSpot offers the full suite of benefits you’d expect from a profitable, established company, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), pre-tax transit benefits, and fully-funded disability coverage. We have in-office bike storage and a shower on-site.

We hold weekly all-company get-togethers on Fridays where we learn from what went wrong and celebrate what went right. Every week at PerkSpot, we aim a little higher and get a little bit better than the previous week.

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All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Please submit a resume AND cover letter (we know it is old school, but a cover letter is very important to us) telling us how you stack up to the qualifications, plus any other information you feel would be relevant to PerkSpot. Don’t be afraid to show your spark and personality!

This position requires a full background screening and credit check.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • .NET CoreLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ModemizrLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • Elastic SearchDatabases

Location

320 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of PerkSpot

What's something quirky about your company?

We get to bring our furry friends to keep us company and remind us that there is always someone looking up to you.

Levi

Accounting Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

The projects that excite me most are ones where I collaborate with different departments to create something that really effectively markets our company, both internally and externally. These projects are always the ones that help deepen my understanding of our company and how we work, which is vital for a marketing professional.

Amy

Content Marketing Associate

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful PerkSpot AM takes pride in providing superior customer service to our clients and is dedicated to being their partner-in-crime throughout their efforts to inspire employees. A love for rescues is also a must.

Becky

Head of Client Success

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The tech team has a lot of influence over how solutions are implemented, leading to scalable, reliable solutions which provide great value to our users. Ultimately these design decisions help grow the business by providing a great user experience!

Chris

DevOps Engineer

How does your team reward individual success?

Each week a member of our team is recognized as the PerkSpot "Star" of the week. They recieve a big trophy to position on their desk for the week and receive credits to spend in our gift card platform. This person has gone above and beyond to help the company and/or support multiple teams on a special project or initiative.

Anthony

Senior Account Executive

What are PerkSpot Perks + Benefits

PerkSpot Benefits Overview

PerkSpot offers the full suite of benefits you’d expect from a profitable, established company, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), pre-tax transit benefits, and fully-funded disability coverage. We have in-office bike storage and showers on-site.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
PerkSpot
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games, Darts.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
PerkSpot allows one pet per day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday's
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

PerkSpot offers free Financial Advisory services to all our employees from an outside Financial Advisory firm.

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