Software Developer Engineer in Test

Research and Development – Engineering /
Full-Time /
Who We Are; What We Do; Where we’re Going

Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital investigative software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, tablets and other IoT related devices. We are continually innovating so that our customers can deploy advanced and effective tools to protect their companies, communities, and countries.

Grayshift and Magnet Forensics have come together as one organization to accelerate innovation and transform digital investigations for our customers. We’re pleased to share that the combined organization is operating as Magnet Forensics.
The combination of mobile, cloud and computer forensics expertise under the Magnet Forensics name underscores our dedication to providing comprehensive, end-to-end DFIR solutions. This includes our commitment to helping with access to modern digital devices lawfully with our renowned product suite. And, our focus on innovating for the DFIR community, along with our shared mission, continues to be the top priority.

Where we are today, is not where we will be tomorrow. 

Role Description
We are seeking a primary developer to assist in architecture designs of all technical aspects of video forensics product testing. This position works within a team of quality engineers and engineering operational support.

Role Expectations

    • Be the primary developer and assist in architecture designs of all technical aspects of video forensics product testing from Unit Tests, Integration layers, and Front-End UI to managing efficient storage and use of test data.
    • Drive design and implementation of software tools to help meet product quality and development needs.
    • Evaluate tools that might be leveraged to succeed, but also identify where solutions need custom answers.
    • Be the primary developer and assist in architecture designs of all internal software tooling including full applications needed to support development operations.
    • Be willing to learn complex development needs in the digital forensics and reverse engineering worlds.
    • Be part of a team that wears many hats and be willing to contribute to other needs that may not be included in this job description.

Skills Required

    • 10+ years of experience being a direct contributor to software development.
    • 5+ years of practical hands-on OOP language experience.
    • 5+ years of experience performing or supporting software product testing and quality evaluations.
    • 3+ years of experience leading efforts to develop tools assisting software development.
    • Deep understanding of both software testing methodologies and software development technicalities.

Desired Skills

    • Experience with C#/.Net
    • Experience with X-Unit, its configurations, and architecture
    • Experience with automating desktop application UI
    • Experience with SQL/MySQL and SQL procedures

The Most Important Thing

    • We’re looking for candidates that can provide examples of how they demonstrated Magnet CODE in their previous experiences.

    • CARE  -We care about each other and our mission to make a difference in the world.
    • OWN  -We are accountable for or results – while never forgetting to act with integrity, empathy, and respect.
    • DEDICATE  -We put our heart and soul into meeting the needs of our customers and helping them serve the people they protect.
    • EVOLVE  -We are constantly innovating and exploring new ways to work together to make an impact with our work.
We’re committed to continuous learning and are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This commitment will be reflected in our hiring processes and embedded in our values and how we treat one another. If you’re interested in this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyways.
Magnet Forensics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible recruitment process and work environment. Accommodation is available to all applicants upon request throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please let our talent team know, or you can email

All offers of employment at Magnet are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Magnet will consider each position’s job duties, among other factors, in determining what constitutes satisfactory completion of the background check. Refusal to consent to a background check may be grounds for revoking an offer of employment.