Senior SDET (Remote)

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Aspiration is in the business of fighting the climate crisis. We help people and businesses build sustainable impact into what they do every day by making it easy, automated, and powerful -- whether it is in the ways people spend and save their money or the ways businesses engage their customers and employees. The estimated cumulative climate impact of the Aspiration community thus far is the equivalent of taking every car in the state of Wyoming off the road for a year. Aspiration is a certified B Corporation and, in fact, has been named to the “Best for the World” list of the top five percent of highest scored certified B Corporations four years in a row. Aspiration has raised over $250M in funding to date and is growing quickly.
Aspiration Values
Action: We take initiative. We are doers, not bystanders.
Boldness: We don’t tinker, we transform.
Customer-Centered: Our customers are at the core of our business. Delivering for them is our North Star.
Diligence & Dedication: We do what we say we’re going to do, when we say we’re going to do it.
Entrepreneurial: Act like an entrepreneur not an employee, generate results for the company and customers everyday.
Are you passionate about innovative technologies like ML and AI? Do you care about Climate and Carbon fuels that a swipe generates? Aspiration is looking for an experienced SDET (Software Engineer Developer in Test) to join our team.
At Aspiration, we created the category of sustainable, socially responsible retail consumer finance. We offer unique financial products to let people save, spend, and invest their money in ways that make them more financially secure and align with their personal values. Unlike other financial institutions, Aspiration is committed to building a relationship with our customers based on trust and aligning the customer’s success with our own. Aspiration has raised over $250M in funding to date, and is growing quickly. We’re working hard, having fun and making history, come join our team!
SDET at Aspiration is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing framework and tools to test products. It is a very unique and challenging role and provides immense opportunity to design and develop wide-reaching tools. It combines the “building” aspect of software design engineering with the “breaking” aspect of software test engineering. You’ll be writing code that automatically verifies that if anything does go wrong, your code will tell us. That means that you potentially write more code than the developers.

What You'll Do

  • Design and build automated test infrastructure and tools for multi-platform that will be used to validate all aspects of the product operations & executions. 
  • Integrate with DevOps infrastructure to establish a continuous build and testing strategies. 
  • Utilize innovative test technologies to develop products to assess quality and integrity.
  • Participate in code and design reviews.
  • Establish processes and tools set to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports/ dashboard. 


What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in CS or similar discipline.
  • 5+ years of designing and building automation infrastructure and tools experience in a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills in relevant work fields.
  • Proficiency in C, C++, Golang, Java-Script with 5+years of experience.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages like Python or Ruby.
  • Familiarity with Data structure/ Algorithms.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, GitHub and operations excellence.


What You'll Get

Aspiration is proud to be an ESG company. We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. Diversity at Aspiration is not just compliance driven. Diversity is our compass to drive equitable practices; to celebrate individuality; and to foster the uniqueness within each of us that makes our products, services, and culture better than most. Yes, we are proud to be a DEI company and we encourage everyone, inside and outside of Aspiration, to show up as you are and as you want to be, every day.
  • Work for a mission-driven company to transform the lives of millions by building a better, values-oriented financial firm
  • Competitive Salary and Equity Incentives
  • Robust Healthcare Plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401K & Unlimited Vacation Time
  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture





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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Los Angeles, CA

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CircleCIFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
    • postgresDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • SegmentAnalytics
    • AmplitudeAnalytics
    • AdjustAnalytics
    • LucidchartsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • After EffectsDesign
    • ProcreateDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • ClickupManagement
    • SmarshManagement
    • ZenDeskCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • IterableEmail
    • Impact RadiusLead Gen

What are Aspiration Perks + Benefits

Aspiration Benefits Overview

- Remote work policy, with the option to use the company headquarter as a shared work space
- Virtual enrichment forums and open discussions about culture, business, and DEI
- Hands-on Performance Management philosophy grounded on trust, peer-to-peer feedback and frequent sync-ups
- Employee event ticket raffles at Aspiration’s sponsored arenas, such as Crypto Arena, Kia Forum, and Fenway Park
- Mission-aligned partnerships, including Green America, Progress America, Good Trade and Aspiration’s influencer program.

Volunteer in local community
Aspiration has participated in several volunteering activities, including Heal the Bay beach clean ups, LA Tech Gives Back beautification projects, and card making for Children's Hospital of LA.
Partners with Nonprofits
Aspiration partners with Accion, a nonprofit specializing in microloans. We give 10% of every dollar we earn to low-income Americans, funding up to $5,000 per person to jumpstart new businesses.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Aspiration has a communication committee that works to organize all-hands meetings, lunch and learns, and team-building events.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Making diversity, equity and inclusion a responsibility of the entire Aspiration team. All members of the organization are held accountable for promoting and nurturing a positive and diverse workplace
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Aspiration employees can contribute up to $2600 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to the maximum plan limit for up to 13 weeks.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 90% of premiums.
Vision Benefits
Aspiration covers 90% of premiums for vision coverage.
Health Insurance Benefits
Aspiration's health insurance policy covers 90% of medical premiums.
Life Insurance
Aspiration pays for basic life insurance coverage valued at $20,000 Basic Life & AD&D.
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Stock options are available to fulltime employees
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Aspiration provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
Aspiration's pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
We have monthly Town Halls that a packed with information about our company and our industry as a whole. We also invite leaders from among our industry to come and share each month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Professional development platform to supercharge employee wellbeing and performance with the leading minds of our time, including globally renowned executives & award-winning thinkers.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

- Competitive salary and equity incentives
- Robust healthcare plans (medical, dental, vision, accidental, extended paid parental leave, and more)
- 401K and unlimited vacation time
- Eighty (80) hours of paid sick time per year
- Minimum wage set at $25. per hour

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