Software Development Engineer in Test

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R11962
We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). In this role, you would be responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of testing frameworks and tools, working alongside the Groupon product and development teams to build game changing products. Our teams work very collaboratively, following agile methodologies.

The test team validates the full application stack, using methods including API and UI automation and testing across mobile and web. For automation we use Java, Maven, TestNG, Selenium and other tools. Our goals are to identify issues as early as possible in the development cycle and to reduce the time it takes to get new functionality to production.


Advocate for shift-left approach to testing and be the voice of quality in a highly collaborative product team.
Lead the planning and prioritization of test work across multiple projects in a fast-paced agile environment.
Own the design and implementation of automated test frameworks and test suites .
Mentor junior SDET’s on test methodologies, test automation coding standards and best practices through code reviews and designing quality test plans.
Develop and maintain tools and reporting infrastructures for visualization of key test metrics.
Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes.

Minimum 1 year software test engineering experience
BE, or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Excellent coding skills in one or more Object Oriented programming languages: C++, Java
Hands-on experience with one or more relational databases is preferred.
Hands-on experience with working on X-unit family of frameworks such as JUnit, DbUnit, TestNG, et al
Proficiency in writing WebDriver/Selenium 2.0 based UI automation tests.
Excellent understanding of Agile Testing Quadrants
Excellent communication skills

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.