Software Engineer in Test

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13577
We’re making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. We’re reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively.

By leveraging our global relationships and scale, we offer consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. Employees make it possible.

With 40% of North American Groupon transactions taking place on mobile devices, and international growing at an increased rate, our mobile teams are managing a massive evolution of e-commerce.

We’re adding a Software Engineer in Test to the team at our Palo Alto, CA location.

Core Responsibilities

Refine and improve tests based on findings and developments and conduct research on the latest test tools, trends and methodologies. Responsible for driving the strategic quality initiatives for a major product line. Manage multiple release cycles for various projects and ensure successful qualification prior to launch. Responsible for architecting and designing proprietary automation frameworks to validate the services and applications that power Groupon’s local features. Collaborate with internal consumers to ensure Groupon’s automation service is meeting the agreed upon SLAs.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or a related field, and two years of relevant work experience.

Work experience must have included:

Experience with C, C++, C#, or Java;
Experience with development of test automation frameworks;
Experience writing Selenium UI automation tests;
Experience with CSS, HTML, Javascript and XML;
Experience with web services and REST testing;
Experience with development of test cases based on PRDs (Product Requirements Documents) and designs; and
Experience with bug tracking with JIRA or similar tools.

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.