SDET with Python at Interactions

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Who is Interactions?
Interactions, LLC is the world's largest independent AI company. We operate at the intersection of customer experience and AI - two of today's most innovative and dynamic industries. Since 2004, we've helped leading companies like MetLife, Citi, Shutterfly, and LifeLock have millions of successful conversations, resulting in saving operational cost and increasing productivity.
Interactions' 5-year vision is to accelerate a transition from today's frustrating and uninspired customer service experiences into amazing conversational engagements! Allowing customers to communicate in their own words and on their channel of choice, to accomplish tasks, all without having to go through an agent. In doing this via our conversational AI engine, our customers benefit from dramatically improved customer experience and increased customer engagement, while also saving significant and demonstrable operational expenses.
Job Description
As a member of one of our Technology teams, you will contribute to building solutions that use natural language processing, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence applications or the frameworks and infrastructure that support them.
As Sr QA Automation Engineer you will be an integral member of the Interactions team developing a new product, the Interactions Spoken Conversation Understanding platform - an advanced AI system that "listens" to human-human conversations and reacts to them in real time. You will be responsible for assuring the quality of the product we deliver to our customers. This includes extending and improving the QA automation framework, continuously updating the suite of test cases, and participating in the team's agile planning and sprint reviews.
If you are creative at breaking things, if automating the testing of complex systems excites you, if you enjoy living your technical life on the edge, then we have a place for you at Interactions!
  • B.E/B.Tech. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of SDET experience
  • Fluent in Python and shell scripting in UNIX/Linux environments.
  • Extensive experience with reproducing issues detected in production, building and maintaining regression test sets, and automating the regression testing.
  • Hands-on experience collecting and analyzing Wireshark logs (or similar packet capture utilities.)
  • Willing and able to learn new technologies and tools, as needed
  • Considers finding solutions to new, not-yet-solved problems as an opportunity, not as an obstacle.

One or more of the following:
  • Experience testing VoIP communications, including verifying protocol implementations (SIP, rtp), and measuring audio quality (e.g., latency, dropped packets, jitter).
  • Experience testing applications that use Automatic Speech Recognition and/or Natural Language Processing.
  • Some working knowledge of data analysis tools and concepts; in particular, experience analysing logs and other data sources to detect "soft" issues in a large test run (including production runs). Examples might include, detecting a small performance degradation or a low rate of unexpected behavior.
  • Familiarity with IVR platforms, including CCXML and VoiceXML programming experience

Soft Requirements:
  • Strong attention to detail/thoroughness
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, independent problem solver; able to address complex challenges with both focus and curiosity.
  • Ability to demonstrate Interactions Values of:
  • Being passionate about customer service
  • Obsessing with our customer's success
  • Respecting each other
  • Creating opportunity
  • Embracing disruption
  • Doing what we say we will do

  • Experience with continuous automation/test tools (e.g., Jenkins).
In this role, your essential duties and responsibilities will include: • Extend and improve automated frameworks for all QA testing of the Spoken Conversation Understanding platform, including: functional, load, integration interfaces, installation, logging, and technology performance.
• Continuously implement new test cases based on features and functionality, technology improvements, observed defects, customer-presented issues, new user conditions, and developer and QA insights.
• Achieve sufficient understanding of target integration environments to build and maintain, in collaboration with the others on the team, simulations of integration points and appropriate test test cases.
• Automate analysis of logs to identify unexpected behavior.
• Generate reports of test results.
• Maintain automated testing of nightly builds.
• Maintain effective communication with software developers throughout the development life cycle.
• Participate in our Agile development processes, including daily standup meetings.
• Attend meetings with customers in which defects are discussed (when schedules permit).
Your qualifications are: • B.E/B.Tech. in Computer Science or equivalent
• 3+ years as a QA Automation Engineer
Why Work at Interactions?
We've created a culture of people who are dedicated to helping each other and the company succeed. We take time to celebrate wins and recognize accomplishments. Whether it's a seasonal event or friendly competition, we're always thinking of new ways to have fun.
Our team's health and well-being is important to us. In addition to a full suite of benefits, we offer 5 weeks of time off with pay, 401k matching, paid parental leave and flexible work schedules. We are all committed to the company's success by being valued shareowners and are incentivized through individual performance and company results. Come join us!
Interactions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Whether it's a pumpkin carving contest, company trivia game, a virtual dog show, or our very own version of "MTV Cribs," we’re always thinking up new ways to have fun virtually!


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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Interactions recognizes that our families, our hobbies, our physical & mental health, and our work are all equally important in creating employees who are strong, productive, and successful. We have an environment where people want to come to work, and also feel secure in their time away from work with generous PTO and flexible work schedules.


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What are Interactions Perks + Benefits

Interactions Benefits Overview

We know that benefits are about more than just covering the basics (although those are important, too).
​​​​​​​Which is why you’ll find a wide variety of perks at Interactions.

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Intracompany committees
Virtual workplace committee, Employee Resource Groups, D&I Ambassadors
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
We have identified sessions designed specifically for our leaders (Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace) and team members (Bridging the Diversity Gap).
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Interactions offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Interactions hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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