Software Development Engineer in Test (Remote)

Vancouver, British Columbia /
SOFTWARE – Software /
About You
You want to work for a fast-paced company that thinks big and dreams huge. You are driven, view work as more than just a job, and are never satisfied with a project left half-done. You have a strong sense of personal ownership and responsibility for completion of objectives on time. You want to figure out why things tick which makes you tick but very little ticks you off. You want to think outside of the box and continually challenge your own limits, as well as those around you. You have a mad scientist mentality where you want to be part of the robots building robots revolution.
About Attabotics
Attabotics is the world’s first 3D robotics supply chain system for modern commerce. Inspired by the framework of ant colonies, Attabotics replaces the rows and aisles of traditional fulfillment centers with a patented storage structure and robotics shuttles that utilize both horizontal and vertical space, reducing a company’s warehouse needs by 85%. By empowering retailers to place fulfillment centers near high-density urban areas, Attabotics helps create jobs and decrease carbon emissions by closing the last-mile delivery gap. A TIME Magazine Most Innovative Company special mention, CNBC Disruptor, and one of Fast Company’s world’s 50 most innovative companies. Attabotics has been adopted by major brands including luxury department store Nordstrom, and other retailers across apparel, grocery, food & beverage, and home goods. Attabotics is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with fulfillment centers across the United States and Canada.
Our 2022 robots reflect the culmination of many iterations on our mechatronic design. We are accelerating our rate of software innovation within our solution. Attabotics has moved to a quarterly release cadence, we have completed our iso 9001 evaluation and will new features and performance improvements through software. The DevOps Architect is the flywheel to fuel our increased release cadence and efficiency.  

The Role
We are looking for a hands-on Software Development Engineer in Test with proven models, testing expertise combined with exceptional partnering skills to shape the quality of current testing capability requirements. To assist in identifying existing gaps, and to develop policies, guidelines, and best practices. This is a fully remote role.

Who you are

    • Develop test automation capabilities including automation frameworks, infrastructure and commercial tools
    • Solution for and integrate with automated test data and service virtualization
    • Identify testing capability requirements, gaps in existing capabilities, conducting R&D, carry out POCs, and support them through business case approvals
    • Develop & deploy integrated reporting mechanism reducing manual intervention
    • Support adoption of automate first approach and Continuous Testing framework
    • Governance oversight for automation effectiveness & efficiencies
    • Develop, deploy and analyze automation metrics & KPIs around automation effectiveness & efficiencies
    • Develop policies, guidelines and best practices for compliant automation solutions
    • Evangelize Continuous Testing framework (capabilities and practices) and enforce standards
    • Conduct ongoing reviews of automation solution, ensuring they are bug free and compliant

What we need

    • Must be strong in one of the programming languages: Java, C#, python etc.
    • Sound knowledge of SQL/PL-SQL, stored procedures, and SQL server database
    • PowerShell and batch scripting experience (would be an asset)
    • Expert knowledge and hands on expertise on variety of test automation tools, frameworks and CI/CD tools
    • Strong background implementing and/or using industry standard performance testing and automation tools like JMeter, Blaze Meter, Load runner etc.
    • Well-rounded understanding of all test types (functional/non-functional) and delivery methodologies
    • Good understanding of DevOps or TestOps concepts
    • Good understanding of cloud and containerization concepts – hands on experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills a must. Effective communication & ability to summarize and explain technical concepts to both specialists and non-specialists for buy in.
    • Experience working with performance engineering tools like AppDynamics, Dynatrace or similar to capture and analyze information to identify performance issues
    • Execute and monitor load tests to verify that the application meets designated performance requirements
    • Document defects related to the application and system performance in applicable tracking tools
    • Ability to work with development and architecture teams on identification and troubleshooting of performance related issues
    • Comprehensive Reports covering key observations & recommendations, with a graphical representation of client-side statistics such as Response time, HPS, throughput, and more, as well as server-side statistics such as CPU, memory utilization, I/O, & network usage.
If this description describes you perfectly and the work environment you know you can thrive in, send us your resume as well as describe to us what you’re passionate about and we may just reach out to you.
Attabotics is committed to employing the best people to do the best job possible within our environment. We hire based on merit and are strongly committed to cultivating diversity as a source of excellence. Attabotics firmly believes that a vast array of perspectives produces and promotes innovation and business success. Our corporate diversity encompasses differences in ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, physical and mental ability and education.
Attabotics promotes a corporate safety culture where employees’ health, safety & well being is number one and with the ultimate goal of establishing a zero incident work environment.