Software Development Engineer in Test – Consumer Web

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R12354
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Groupon offers a creative, fast paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you’ll be at the center of Groupon innovation. We’re looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to own product quality, design and execution of automated and manual tests in a fast-paced agile environment.

You’ll play a key part of the Groupon Test Engineering team. That means you’ll be responsible for the architecture, design, implementation and test of our products in an exciting, high-visibility, high-impact Development team.

The Test Engineering team at Groupon strives to be a trailblazer when it comes to implementing custom test automation solutions for our microservice based platform architecture. We follow engineering best practices to maintain performance standards when developing Tooling and Test infrastructure to support quality initiatives.


Responsible for design and execution of Test strategies in an Agile team

Design, implement and maintain Agile QA processes and test automation suites based on product needs utilizing custom frameworks and test infrastructure for release certification

Be the voice of quality by uncovering issues, debugging the application through logs, stack traces and test results, continuous monitoring of systems under test and applications in production to increase confidence in the product or features rolled out

Senior Test engineers will be responsible to lead cross-team test projects and provide strategic direction for automation test strategies including mentorship and coaching of junior members

Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes

Continually refine your tests because you’re never satisfied that you’ve covered enough!

Required Skills:

BE or BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Excellent coding skills in one or more Object Oriented programming languages: C++, Java

Hands-on experience with working on X-unit family of frameworks such as JUnit, Dbunit, TestNg or a comparable solution

Hands-on experience in setting up continuous integration (CI) build environments using Jenkins/Hudson, TeamCity or a comparable solution.

Proficiency in writing WebDriver/Selenium2.0 based UI automation tests.

Proven track record of Test planning and Test metrics generation for large-scale web applications and services

Demonstrated competence and passion for test!

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Bring your testing expertise to the game and you’ll get the opportunity to work with our best engineers to impact the ever-changing local commerce marketplace !