Senior Software Engineer - Test Automation

Columbus, OH (or Remote) /
Technology – Engineering /
Full Time
About Beam

Beam Dental was founded in 2012 by three engineers who saw the opportunity to modernize the dental insurance industry using technology. The first product was the Beam Brush, which was one of the earliest examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare. Today, Beam Dental is the fastest growing provider of dental benefits in the country and is available in over 40 states around the US. Beam’s product focuses on ease of use, tailored pricing, and a unique commitment to preventative care by incorporating dental hygiene behavior into policy pricing.

Joining Beam Means

• Working in a complex and dynamic business, simultaneously operating across insurance, CPG manufacturing, IoT, and dental services
• Being supported and encouraged to improve every day by working collaboratively with a diversely skilled team
• Engaging in an energizing, committed, and fun work environment
• Being empowered as an ‘owner’ of your subject matter and work
• Joining in our mission to forever change the way people access benefit
• Being a person of high character, high EQ, and amazing talent

The Role: 

Beam is looking for Test Automation Engineers with a passion for software testing principles, code quality, and automation.  Our engineers get the opportunity to work throughout our broad suite of products using a diverse set of technologies and shipping code at a regular cadence. A great candidate is a self-starter with the initiative to improve the efficiency and quality of product delivery along with mentoring fellow engineers and contributing their experiences to our development and product processes.

What You Will Bring: 

You’re an experienced engineer with a passion for people, products and testing. You're excited to work closely with partners in Product and Platform development teams to fully own and rapidly iterate on automated test suites and pipelines. You are always striving to improve yourself, your team, the product, and the company by proactively seeking and giving feedback. You’re comfortable taking complex problems and simplifying them.  You love learning by digging into code alongside your team and strive to ensure we deliver quality products. You have a history of leveling up your teammates by introducing new principles and best practices and thrive in a collaborative environment.

What You Will Do:

    • Regularly ship high quality code with the appropriate amount of test coverage.
    • Serve as a technical advisor for your team to continually improve the quality of our code and products.
    • Own the automated testing strategy and implementation for use in product delivery 
    • Act as a technical lead to keep team projects on track.
    • Mentor fellow engineers to help level up the overall testing knowledge of the team.
    • Help determine the appropriate scope and division of project work to ensure timely delivery.
    • Stay up-to-date on latest test automation tools, trends and strategies

What Skills Will Help You Be Successful:

    • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience in languages such as Ruby and JavaScript
    • Experience working in a cloud environment (preferably AWS)
    • Experience building CI/CD pipelines 
    • Experience building secure, tested API’s using integration testing (preferably
    • Comfort writing code in multiple layers of the tech stack
    • Experience with TDD or testing frameworks (especially Jest/Cypress/RSpec)
    • Experience in Load Testing (preferably K6)
Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this position.
Beam believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company and a great product. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds, and encourage everyone to apply. Beam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.