Software Development Engineer in Test


The mobile app revolutionizing financial services, globally.

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Development in Test who is passionate about using cutting-edge test automation tools and technologies to create robust test frameworks and test suites in order to speed up the product delivery process without compromising quality and performance. This hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves role will ensure quality control across Tala’s backend services and mobile applications in multiple markets.

What you’ll do:

The Software Development Engineer in Test will have the following responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain test automation suites to expand test coverage to all our legacy services and microservices.
    • Integrate it into the regression and release process
    • Deliver tools to help test integration with 3rd party services (loans, Payment Rails, SMS/Email, KYC (know your customer), Analytics, etc.)
    • Integrate automated tests execution into the software development process
    • Collaborate with product lead and other key stakeholders to strategize rollout and support for quality releases.
    • Support and collaborate with cross-functional teams (Product, Data, Credit, and Business Development) in identifying automation areas to further increase the quality of our product
    • Maintain, review, propose and implement improvements to existing frameworks, tools, and processes

What you’ll need:

The Software Development Engineer in Test should fulfil the following requirements:

    • Minimum 6+ years of experience in building test tools and frameworks using Groovy/ Java/ Scala, Jenkins or similar CI-CD tools, Shell Scripting, Linux/ Mac OSX for either backend or frontend services
    • Preferred Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and/or Math or equivalent skills
    • Experience with the BDD testing paradigm and one of the Behavior Driven Testing frameworks such as Spock or JBehave or cucumber
    • Strong Knowledge of automation and microservices architecture.
    • Experience working in an Agile development process (Scrum/ Kanban/ Scrumban)
    • Experience with one or more version control systems such as Github, Gitlab, Perforce
    • Experience in FinTech is a plus
    • Excellent ability to communicate and collaborate with a globally distributed team working in different timezones

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