Automation Engineer (Baltimore, MD)

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Job Location
Leap LLC - Columbia, MD

Remote Type
Fully Remote

Position Type
Full Time

Job Category
Information Technology

OVERVIEW

We are actively seeking an Automation Engineer to be responsible for leading the development team in building comprehensive test automation suites for their AWS/Cloud-based applications and microservices, helping to ensure the underlying code is correct, secure, efficient, and easily testable. You'll be automating tests to reproduce known defects, and to assist software developers in identifying potential problem areas. You'll take a lead in testing performance, as well as monitoring, troubleshooting and realtime reporting of production and development platforms. As part of a small team using agile principles and methods, you'll participate in the regular dev ceremonies: daily scrum, grooming, planning, retros, demos and reviews for our two-week sprints, staying current on the technology stack we are using, with an eye towards continuous improvements of our engineering tools and practices.

Leap has quickly become the industry standard in powering home services companies to go paperless and cut manual processes. By automating key business functions, our customers save time and money, and supercharge their in-home sales process. Our mission is to achieve market-wide adoption in the home improvement industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Architect, design and implement comprehensive automated test suites for Cloud-based applications and services.
Facilitate continuous improvement to existing codebase to reduce tech debt and improve performance.

Review code and collaborate on pull requests from your team members
Coordinate with UI designers and other developers to test UI elements as they are intended to be used
Constantly learn and improve your own technical skills by reading code, documentation, running experiments and talking to your colleagues
Support the troubleshooting, mitigation and fixing of production issues involving our applications, databases, networks, and various external third-party industry partners Identify and establish key operating and performance metrics with baseline benchmarks to effectively monitor and provide realtime reporting for deployment platforms.
Help maintain and document key application architecture and design elements, as distilled from mockups and cross-team technical discussions

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

3+ years with End-to-end and Unit Testing using automated testing tools and practices. 3+ years above-strong knowledge of HTML and CSS
3+ years experience with SPA running in Chrome/Edge, Firefox, Safari
2+ years experience with ES6+ JavaScript

3+ years above-strong comprehensive experience with Chrome Dev Tools and Lighthouse. 3+ years expertise in automation testing tools like Cypress, Selenium, Jest
2+ years in-depth experience with REST Networking, Postman, Error Boundaries, and related testing automation.

3+ years expertise in performance testing tools like JMeter, LoadRunner
3+ years expertise with AWS CloudWatch - Logs, Metrics, Events, Alarms
1+ year experience with Logging/Metrics Dashboards like Kibana, Grafana
1+ year experience with Log/Metrics storage like ElasticSearch, Prometheus,
1+ year experience with configuring Log collection/forwarding like Logstash, Fluentd, Fluent Bit

2+ years experience application development using MongoDB and/or relational databases. Highly proficient with Linux command line, tools, and shell scripting.
Highly proficient with Git, and common collaboration models for team-based development.

Attention to detail and ability to work collaboratively. Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively. Strong time management and organizational skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Leap is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Leap operates in the Mobile industry. The company is located in Liberty, MO. Leap was founded in 1996. It has 12 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 7 open jobs at Leap, click here.
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