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Senior Backend Test Automation Engineer

3+ months agoSan Francisco, CA
Tinder brings people together. With tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions of downloads, 2 billion swipes per day, 20 million matches per day and a presence in every country on earth, our reach is expansive - and rapidly growing.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Automation Engineer who has spent at least three years purely on backend API automation in a microservice environment.

What You'll Do:

  • Code and maintain end-to-end API tests
  • Work with backend developers to help troubleshoot failing tests

What You'll Need:

  • 3+ years of experience as an API SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test)
  • 3+ years of experience testing Backend APIs
  • Proven ability to navigate intricate backend environments
  • Strong understanding of REST APIs and HTTP request/response semantics
  • Familiarity with backend JavaScript and/or Node.js
  • Ability to debug features as API calls and trace through microservices
  • Experience in Unix (Linux, macOS) command-line environments
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Microservices

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Jenkins and scripting CI processes
  • Experience with Typescript, Jest, or TS-Jest
  • Experience with OpenAPI/Swagger Documentation
  • Experience with Protobuf/gRPC Protocol Testing
  • Experience with Distributed Tracing (Open Tracing, Jaeger)
  • Experience with Mesh Networking

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

• Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world
• Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
• Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
• Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy  
• Access to mental health resources
• Fertility preservation benefits
• No Meeting Wednesdays, an annual Learning + Development stipend, and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot
• Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually 
• Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts
• The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our product, and our community. We strive to make our workplace an inclusive and diverse environment, giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to have a voice. We champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity to join our team  dedicated to bringing people together across the globe. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, or other lived experience.
Job ID: 91022339-76a6-4ebc-af13-2181968d3840
Employment Type: Other