Software Engineer in Test / Real Estate Investment Platform

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 07-10-2017
Innovative software startup building a technology-driven trading platform for real estate investment, powered by machine learning and data science seeking Jr. or Sr. Software Engineer in Test to help grow highly scalable systems. The platform opens up the commercial class to those beyond just large institutional investors. This is a very well funded startup with respected investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Khosla ventures. The engineering team is world class, with individuals from Google, as well as the who's-who of the NY pre-IPO startup world.

  • Write reliable UI and API tests to increase testing coverage
  • Develop database fixtures and testing hooks to facilitate automation
  • Develop scripts and tools for our continuous integration system
  • Work with the automation lead, developers, and product owners to develop test strategies and processes
  • Analyze code coverage output and defects to identify further automation opportunities
  • Research new testing tools and technologies
  • Review specs and technical designs from a testability perspective
  • Debug issues found by automated tests and issues reported by our clients
  • Perform exploratory testing as needed


  • Experience coding in a modern scripting language (e.g., JavaScript, Python, etc.)
  • Experience writing SQL (you should be able to join tables)
  • Experience testing JSON-based APIs and web applications
  • Exposure to a Linux environment and experience working from the command line
  • An understanding of Selenium 2/WebDriver
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in software engineering
Modern, service-oriented stack, continuously integrated and deployed (Jenkins, Ansible) on AWS: React + Redux, Immutable.js, Stylus, Node, Koa, Python, Django, with a combination of SQL (Postgres) and NoSQL (Redis) data stores. We believe in using the best tool for the job, so we are always refining our toolset.
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