Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Sr. SDET) at Fivetran (East Bay)

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From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role:

Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies. We’re looking for a  Senior Software Development Engineer in Test with industry experience to join our team to collaborate and implement, develop and maintain Fivetran’s test automation tools and framework using reliable and scalable techniques.

As a Senior SDET in our Quality Engineering team, you will help the Database Connector team in enhancing and maintaining the Fivetran test automation framework developed utilizing the latest technologies such as Docker, Terraform by adding features to the framework utilizing different non UI open source libraries. In this role you will contribute in adding framework support for product development teams to add end-to-end tests and deliver in improving the quality of the product. You will play a major role in coaching Fivetran quality engineers to be the best in class automation engineers, and will continuously steer the team to ensure high standards for automation. The ideal candidate is highly technical, detail-oriented, creative, motivated, and focused on achieving results.

This is a full-time position based out of our Oakland office.

Technologies You’ll Use

  • Java11, JUnit4
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • AWS, GCP
  • Terraform
  • Bazel, Circle CI
What You’ll Do:
  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Creates and maintains automated test cases, executes test suites, reviews and diagnoses reported bugs, and ensures overall system quality prior to a customer release.
  • Build and share proof of concepts for test automation proposals and ideas.
  • Develop solutions and proposals to lead the automation development strategy and implementation that would help maximize Fivetran product’s quality.
  • Communicate, coordinate and align automation strategy with the engineering team members, make recommendations to improve reliability, best practices and processes.
  • Understand the customer use cases and incidents and come up with test scenarios as needed.
  • Actively engage with fellow engineers to ensure we are adding framework support to add new end-to-end tests that makes product development easier and improves quality.
Skills We’re Looking For:
  • 6+ years of experience in the software industry with passion for quality and automation, preferably in Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) role. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience with OOP in Java.
  • Experience in understanding the existing test automation frameworks and delivering in improving the framework.
  • Expertise on developing different levels of automated tests, such as unit tests, functional tests, integration tests, system tests.
  • Hands-on experience working with any cloud technologies(AWS, GCP,Azure) and containerization methodologies like docker, K8s.
  • Experience in configuring and monitoring test automation jobs as part of CI/CD pipeline with continuous integration tools like CircleCI/Jenkins.
  • Experience in working on non UI automation frameworks.
  • Knowledge of Database Testing, ETL software testing is an added plus.

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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An Insider's view of Fivetran

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

Our employees are the talent that fuels Fivetran. We’re proud of the culture we’ve built to date, and, as a company that is always looking for ways to improve, and continue to be thoughtful and inclusive about this new way of working. This includes continually looking for ways to provide an equitable experience and opportunities for all employees.

Jiyoung

Senior Director, Employee Experience

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

"One thing that I have absolutely loved about working with the engineering team is they understand the customer just as deeply as I do. That really promotes innovation, because they can think through innovative ways to solve customers’ problems."

Meer

Lead Product Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

"Fivetran is a true rocketship. I didn’t realize what an incredible company I was joining, so I feel lucky to be here every day. Everyone loves Fivetran whether they’re a customer or they’re an employee. We all strive toward a common goal of making Fivetran the best, and we’ve done a pretty amazing job at it."

Rachel

Regional Sales Manager, Commercial

What is your vision for the company?

"Because our mission is to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity, we are in the business of moving data. As far as innovation, I would highlight two words: simple and reliable."

Helge

SVP, Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

"Curiosity and asking "why" are the most important traits that make a Product Manager successful at Fivetran. Our Product Managers deeply understand the data industry, our customer needs and the competitive environment in order to identify opportunities to drive growth and additional customer value. This is the fuel for the Fivetran rocket!"

Julie

Director of Product Operations

What are Fivetran Perks + Benefits

Fivetran Benefits Overview

100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
25 days annual paid vacation, plus 13 paid holidays and generous sick time
Robust parental leave program
401k match program
RSU's - every employee is granted RSU's when they walk in the door
Home office setup reimbursement program for 100% remote employees
Pet Insurance
Commuter pre-tax benefits options to help with transit and parking costs
Professional development and training opportunities
Annual learning and continued education stipend
Unlimited coffee, office snacks, and frequent catered lunches
Company happy hours and fun team building activities
Monthly cell phone stipend
Referral bonuses

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Fivetran encourages every employee to volunteer by giving them 2 days off each year to dedicate to a volunteer opportunity! How cool is that?!
Partners with Nonprofits
Fivetran partners with a number of nonprofits throughout the year via donation matching and other co-sponsored events.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our executive sponsored Employee Resource Groups now encompass 7 unique groups with a global reach. ERG's are open to members and allies at Fivetran and foster community and belonging.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Fivetran implemented the Rooney Rule to increase more diverse candidates at the on-site interviewing stage to promote a diverse candidate pool for consideration when making decisions on hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Vision Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Health Insurance Benefits
100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Fivetran host a Wellness Week every yea
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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