Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon is looking for experienced Software Development Engineer in Test to develop automated tools and tests to build game changing products. Working as part of a team of engineers and product managers, you will be focused on owning the software quality by building automation frameworks for global consumer-facing web applications or tools for our internal staff. These span the full stack, helping set the direction for how we continuously integrate, deploy, verify and improve the software quality of a wide range of products.

Want to hear what the team has to say?:

“At Groupon, your work will impact the bottom line. Writing code is fun. Innovating is invigorating. Making the world a better place is my job.”

“I break the website so our customers don't have to.”

“At Groupon, Test Engineering is not an act, it is a habit.”

“Engineers in test master the building blocks used to build their tools. Coding patterns, debugging skills, handling ambiguity are in their arsenal.”

So who are we looking for? You’re passionate about finding and fixing problems and getting great results. You love building automation and tools that allow us to increase our test coverage, automate processes and speed up our release cycles. We like to catch issues as early as possible in the development process. You have an incredible eye for detail and love working with a group of highly talented engineers


Architect and implement automation frameworks that allow us to validate RESTful services.

Work on test tools that are leveraged across the company for test data creation, monitoring, compliance testing, etc.

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

Act as test lead in various work streams working closely with PMs, devs and collaborate across teams

Help define and improve our testing and release processesMentor other SDETs on test methodologies, test automation, coding standards and best practices through code reviews and designing test plans

Provide support for platform related issues. Triage and troubleshoot issues reported by other teams to help with early resolution.

Required Skills:

4+ years of industry experience

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience with one or more object-oriented programming language like Java, C# or C++Recent coding experience in one of scripting languages like Ruby, Groovy etcHands-on experience with test frameworks like TestNG, JUnit, RSpec etcProficiency in writing REST api automation tests

Experience in CI with exposure to build tools such as Maven, Gradle, Jenkins/Travis etcSound knowledge of applying computer science concepts (efficient design patterns, algorithms and data structures)

Clear understanding of testing methodologies and best practicesExcellent written and oral 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.