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Test Automation Engineer

🏢 GitLab 🌎 Remote 🕑 May 17

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This position is remote based.GitLab is looking for a motivated and experienced engineer to help grow our test automation efforts across the entire GitLab ecosystem. This is a key position with a new and growing team, so your efforts will have a noticeable impact to both the company and product. In addition to the requirements below, successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for high quality software, strong engineering principles and methodical problem solving skills.


    • Expand our existing test automation framework
    • Develop new tests and tools for our GitLab.com frontend, backend APIs and services, and low-level systems like geo replication, CI/CD, and load balancing
    • Work with the product team and other development teams to understand how new features should be tested, and then engage them in contributing automated tests
    • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, testability and maintainability. You should know about clean code, the test pyramid and champion these concepts.
    • Analyze complex software systems and collaborate with others to improve the overall design, testability and quality.
    • Ensure that automated tests execute reliably and efficiently in CI/CD environments.
    • Ensure test results are tracked and communicated in a timely and effective manner


    • Strong experience developing in Ruby
    • Strong experience using Git
    • Experience with test automation tools like Capybara, Selenium
    • Relevant internship or work experience in software development and/or test automation
    • Experience working with Docker containers
    • Experience with AWS or Kubernetes
    • Experience with Continuous Integration systems (e.g., Jenkins, Travis, GitLab)

Hiring Process

    • Qualified applicants receive a short questionnaire from our Recruiting team (reviewed by the Automation team)
    • Selected candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with our Recruiting team
    • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 45 minute first interview with the Engineering Manager, Quality. 
    • Candidates will then be invited to schedule a 1 hour technical interview with the Edge Team Lead
    • Candidates will be invited to schedule a third 45 minute interview with our VP of Engineering
    • Finally, candidates may schedule a 50 minute interview with our CEO


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