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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Web



Shape Security



Santa Clara, CA, US


We are security and web experts, pioneers, evangelists, and elite researchers. We believe in the power of the Internet to be a positive force; our mission is to protect every website and mobile app from cybercriminals. Shape’s founders fought cybercrime at the Pentagon, Google, and other leading security companies. We are backed by some of the most prominent leaders and investors in the technology industry including Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, and more. Come be a part of our unparalleled team that is responsible for making the Internet a safer place for everyone. 
Position Summary
Shape Security provides mobile and web security to industry leaders within multiple verticals, including financial services, airlines, hospitality, retail, and social media. Given the high profiles of the web properties and mobile apps that Shape Security protects, Shape Security places an extremely high value on quality. The Shape platform spans a diverse technology stack: networking, web protocols, web applications, mobile, cloud infrastructure and more.  We are expanding rapidly in the marketplace and need quality minded individuals with a bias toward automation to stay ahead of that growth while maintaining the utmost performance and reliability of our product offering.


    • Take ownership for developing test plans and cases for new features exercising your QA mindset and collaborating with development engineering, product management and other test engineers.
    • Identify automation opportunities and implement automated testing utilizing currently deployed frameworks.
    • Identify gaps in existing test coverage in pursuit of 100% automated testing goal.
    • Work in an ‘early engagement’ mode with development engineering.  This may be a scrum embedded role or might just mean getting involved in early design reviews.

Required Qualifications

    • Significant experience using Python, Pypi and Python based frameworks for test automation (pytest, etc.).
    • Significant experience with front end/back end web application and protocol (HTTP/HTTPS) testing on major browsers including facility with common debugging tools and Selenium WebDriver.
    • Familiarity with test case and issue tracking systems (TestRail, Jira) and source control systems (Git).
    • Effective collaborator - demonstrated history of engaging effectively with others inside and outside immediate group to drive results.
    • Adaptable - able to ‘get the job done’ in the face of ambiguity.

Desired Qualifications

    • Experience with browser compatibility testing via Sauce Labs/BrowserStack.
    • Javascript knowledge/experience is a plus.
    • Docker knowledge/experience is a plus.
    • Cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP) knowledge/experience is a plus.

Shape in the news

      • Shape Security eyes IPO after raising $51 million at $1 billion valuation:
      • Shape recognized as the fastest-growing company in Silicon Valley:
      • Shape made the list for top AI 100

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