Linode | Software Development Engineer in Test - Technical.ly

Software Development Engineer in Test

Linode | Philadelphia, PA | Dev / Eng

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Linode is working to simplify the way people work in the cloud. We host hundreds of thousands of virtual machines and petabytes of data for our customers around the world. We are looking for a SDET to help us build and deliver public facing APIs and open source single page apps. In this role, you will work on some of our most interesting challenges and help us bring new products to market.

If that sounds exciting, then Linode may be the place for you.

Our work environment fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles, and open communication. Because our core technologies are Linux-based, familiarity with Linux is a big plus.

We’re a closely knit team with a focus on agile development and innovative solutions. We encourage and reward curiosity, ingenuity, and technical excellence. If you enjoy working on ambitious projects that have a big impact, you’ll enjoy working at Linode!

TECHNOLOGIES

You don’t have to have experience with all of these, but you should have experience with some of them and an interest to learn others

  • Python, pytest
  • Node.js, Mocha/Jasmine
  • HTML5, CSS3
  • Perl, Bash
  • Git, Jenkins, Travis
  • Docker, Kubernetes

The must haves:

  • 3+ years of professional experience working as a QA Automation Engineer or as a SDET
  • Experience implementing test automation frameworks using toolsets including Selenium WebDriver, Pytest, Postman, Tavern, BATS, etc.
  • Load and Performance testing experience with locust or similar
  • Proven track record owning releases using industry standard tooling such as Jenkins and Docker.
  • Educated views on technology and software to bring to the table
  • Desire to break things
  • A Love for Linux

The nice-to-haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Presence in the open-source world. Contributions to open source projects as well as your own portfolio to show off is a huge plus
  • Application security testing experience
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: We recently moved our HQ to one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street!
  • Flexible work hours: We offer a flexible work schedule, a generous paid time off package, and two work from home days on a weekly basis.
  • Unbelievable benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) contributions, a profit- sharing program, and pension plans.
  • Monthly wellness reimbursements: up to $100 towards gym memberships, diet plans, massages, etc.
  • A MacBook Pro: to use around the office and at home.
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service – we’ll pick up the tab.
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

About Us

Since 2003, Linode has been providing cloud computing services to customers around the world. Linode offers compute, storage, and networking services from nine data centers in three regions spanning the United States, Germany, Japan, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. We are committed to making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider that thousands of customers—from the fastest-growing startups to established enterprises—trust. This industry moves fast, but we strive to hire the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us – and themselves – at the top. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplace for all.

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Even if you've never heard of Linode, one of the world's first and largest open source-focused cloud hosting providers, you likely frequent a website or use an application that wouldn't exist without it.

With a platform that boasts nearly half a million users around the world and growing, it might come as a surprise that Linode is based in Old City Philadelphia, in the historic Philadelphia Corn Exchange National Bank building.

It wouldn't be the first surprise Linode has to offer.

Though the company is, by all means, a major tech player, its growth has been organic and its values have not changed. There aren't many layers between engineers and C-level executives, feedback is always taken seriously and the impact employees have on the company, its customers and the Linode community is visible on a day-to-day basis.

Fostering a supportive environment is a big part of Linode's company culture and the backbone of the work the company does. The team is passionate about solving problems and helping people, and as a result, professional growth at Linode is bound only by individual ambitions.

As one employee put it, "There's no ceiling here."

Linode has never stopped looking for new tech talent, and they'll continue to look for new teammates as the company and its online community continue to grow.

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