Employer: Archipelago Analytics

We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to help us build and maintain a test automation framework to improve the confidence in our deployments. We’re a small (<20) engineering team distributed around the US & Europe, with an office in San Francisco. We iterate quickly, ship every day, build for the long term, and are looking for smart, independent engineers who want to ply their trade with like-minded people.


  • Build, deploy and maintain an automated test infrastructure for the Archipelago application that will be used to validate all aspects of the product operation.
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies, automation frameworks and automated test cases to assess product health.
  • Integrate with CI/CD pipeline to establish a continuous build and test cycle.
  • Establish processes and tool set to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports.
  • Diagnose issues, report defects, and propose regression tests to catch recurring bugs.
  • Partner with product and engineering teams to define requirements and ensure testability

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software development experience with a focus in testing and automation.
  • Experience writing test plans, creating QA processes, and being a thought leader in quality.
  • Deep familiarity with automation frameworks such as Cypress or Selenium
  • Solid knowledge of Javascript, and React.
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus.
  • Work independently as part of a distributed team.

Desired but not Required

  • Experience building applications for the insurance industry.
  • Experience with Go, Python, and Postgres.
  • Containerization experience targeting Docker and Kubernetes.