Sr Software Development Engineer - Test

Santa Monica, CA
Engineering – Engineering / Software
Full-time (exempt)
Ring is looking for Senior Software Development Engineers in Test to perform new feature automation to propel testing and validation of the Ring family of cameras and products as part of Amazon devices and software. In addition, you will be responsible for automation of features that expand current product capability and deliver existing features to new countries and regions. 

Software Development Engineers in Test focus on delivering tools, frameworks and testing infrastructure to facilitate the testing process. They help to provide a means to test code at the backend, cloud, unit or user level with automated tools. SDETs have command of and utilize techniques to debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools.
SDETs work with Software QA Engineers to understand features and technical implementation and how best to represent features through automated testing. SDETs also work with groups and organizations such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test infrastructure that allows us to more directly simulate user behavior and test suites that approximate real-world environments for various types of products.

Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or relevant work experience
    • 3+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products
    • Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
    • Experience testing and building automation on mobile devices (iOS and Android)
    • Experience in Java/Python coding and user-level automation 
    • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills 
    • Cloud API automated testing using TestNG and RestAssured frameworks
    • Experience in performance automation tests for ios and Android applications, Cloud API's and UI - Jmeter, Gatling
    • Experience in Application Automation Testing – Appium, Selenium
    • Experience with Tools / frameworks – Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, TestRail
    • Setup Jenkins CI/CD Pipelines to onboard the automated tests
    • Experience in E2E and KPI’s automation tests
    • Familiar with home security and home automation products 
    • Coding experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, services, and physical devices 
    • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with UI Test Automation
    • Experience with Java, C++ and object oriented programming language
    • Experience in the domain of Machine Learning and Computer Vision
    • Experience in building metrics for test coverage, code coverage, build , test, deployments, performance and defects
    • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams and ability to multi-task on multiple products and projects
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Familiarity with executing performance, longevity and device interoperability tests in the confines of the mobile application space
    • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
    • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
    • Familiar with home security and home automation products 
About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.
Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.