Software Development Engineer in Test

 Vault
 December 21, 2020
 Remote

Vault Health is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer – we recruit, train, compensate and promote our team members based on qualifications. We know how important it is not only to include, but to actively seek out a diversity of opinions and voices.

We want to hear from you regardless of your race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Vault Health is a digital healthcare company and a leading provider of at-home FDA-approved COVID testing in the United States.  Our solution has been deployed to numerous local and state governments, airlines, universities, professional athletic teams, companies and organizations. To date, we've tested millions of people, providing accurate and timely information in the battle against COVID.

Founded in New York City in 2018, Vault Health specializes in Consumer Health, Population Health, and Clinical Trials.  Our vision is to deliver seamless and modern healthcare experiences for diagnostics, treatment, and medical care – a digital experience that reduces the need for patients to have to set foot in a doctor’s office.  Today, we need your help more than ever to battle the pandemic and build a next generation digital native healthcare company that will transform the world of healthcare.

As our Software Development Engineer in Test, you will ensure that Vault products are released on time with solid test automation coverage. You will create, run and improve efficient and speedy automated regression test cycles. Vault being a startup, you will greatly influence the future direction of the testing architecture

This is a 100% remote position.

What you'll do:

  • Be involved in the entire SDLC. Review upcoming stories before implementation to understand requirements.
  • Draft and maintain test plans.
  • Implement automation tools and test frameworks.
  • Create automated tests integrated into CI/CD pipelines delivered as part of the story before go live. The tests should aim to create an Agile Test Pyramid with an optimal blend of UI, API, smoke, integration, and acceptance tests
  • Perform occasional manual tests as needed, for example as part of release smoke test
  • Proactively review, analyze end user quality metrics such as front end and API error rates. Participate in triage and troubleshooting incoming production issues as a member of engineering team owning the system
  • Drive adoption of quality practice by training other engineers and distribute ownership of test creation across the team
  • Grow your career. Become an integral part of an R&D org that values toil reduction and process innovation via cross functional collaboration and versatility. We encourage engineers to work cross functionally, wear many hats when needed in order to prevent silos forming over time. We believe this creates an innovation environment for idea sharing and career growth

                What you'll need:

                • Background
                  • First and foremost, you are a strong software engineer. SDETs are software engineers who have a strong quality focus and practice sound software engineering discplines — thinking in design, system component architecture, interfaces, code quality, code review.
                  • You are passionate about automation and want create tests that are robust, can catch meaningful defects that impact end user
                  • A minimum of 4+ years of software engineering experience, including experience as SDET. Fluent in at least one programming language (such as Python, Java, Kotlin, JavaScript), scripting language, SQL, and Git
                  • Experience with automation frameworks testing front end and API’s such as Selenium, Appium, Cypress, pytest, and Cucumber
                  • Solid understanding of code structure, unit testing, mocking, load testing
                  • Experience with cross browser compatibility testing of web applications, mobile applications
                  • Experience working with CI/CD tools
                  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
                  • You love to learn, especially about how software interacts with networked systems at scale including polyglot databases, data pipeline, messaging, and third party services. As an engineering organization, we value and cultivate a culture of learning and development to enable everyone to grow and learn
                  • You are a hard worker and are adaptable to a startup environment
                  • You are able to work independently as part of our 100% remote team
                • Bonus Points For
                  • Healthcare domain knowledge
                  • DevOps experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and infrastructure as code
                  • Experience with HIPAA, PCI, or other high security coding environments 
                  • Open source contributions