What is Cool About This Job
As a pivotal member of R&D, your efforts will focus on one simple charter: find the most effective ways to empower our engineers to empower our customers.
Software Engineers of Quality (aka. the #qCrew) take pride in being a dynamic group of engineers who embrace both change and persistence. This well rounded approach to engineering breeds trust, and trust is the fuel that powers WP Engine R&D. The #qCrew are entrusted to work with their teammates to identify and address obstructions to core engineering principles. Additionally, as technology leaders in the industry, they are expected to explore cutting edge tools and identify how they can help us solve next week’s problems today.
The Day to Day
Some days, you will be designing and implementing automation that delivers fast and accurate results. Other days, you will be closely pairing with developers on engineering tasks for bug and risk prevention. A job done well results in a product that is robust, performant, and secure.
On a daily basis you will be: * Coaching fellow engineers on engineering best practices * Building frameworks to test the 8000+ environments that make up our vast ecosystem * Preventing issues from negatively affecting our customers by building scalable automated test solutions to run ahead of production deployments * Eating donuts/tacos/kolaches/candy brought in by your peers * Championing the reliability of our CI efforts * Researching and investigating new technologies to raise quality at all levels * Gathering metrics to demonstrate the value of our awesome efforts * Perfecting a well-deserved fondness for glitter text and groan inducing portmanteaus * Listening to the needs of your teammates to learn how to best support them
Your Expertise and Passion
YOUR EXPERTISE AND PASSION * Ability to self-organize and self-prioritize * Experience working with service based architectures of various languages * Indubitable love for Lego * Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or CircleCi * Expertise in automation with an object oriented programming language such as Ruby or Python * Acute appreciation for alliteration * Comfort working in Unix based operating systems * Hunger for knowledge and a can do attitude * Genuine love for unicorns and rainbows * Minimum of 3-5 years in Quality Software Engineering experience * Working knowledge of Quality Engineering best practices and approaches * Experience operating in an agile development environment * BS in Computer Science or related field
NICE TO HAVES
- Experience with Financial tools such as Stripe or NetSuite
- Experience with release management
- Experience with SOX compliance regulations
The Perks & Benefits
- Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
- Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
- Pension scheme with company match (Make the most of retirement)
- Paid Time Off (25 vacation days)
- Private Health Coverage (100% company paid)
- Life/Death in Service and Income Protection (We’ve got your back)
- Lunch (Monday - Thursday)
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WP Engine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a US employer, WP Engine is required to verify all employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin, are eligible to work in the United States.