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SDET Engineer (Remote, US-Based Central/East time zone)



Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024


Liquibase delivers world-class enterprise solutions that automate and streamline the DevOps database change process. These solutions leverage the industry's open-source leader with over 100 million downloads. At Liquibase, you can expect to revel in high growth across the board — in the number of customers we support, in the experiments we run, in the scope and complexity of our technical projects, and the list goes on.

Liquibase is hiring a Software Developer in Test (SDET) Engineer to enhance our database change management product. This is a crucial role in shaping the testing strategy, driving technical excellence, and leading initiatives to improve overall software quality. The SDET Engineer takes responsibility for quality from end to end, starting with creating the test plans and vision to implementing solutions but also identifying areas of improvement and future growth. You will work on building and expanding automated test infrastructure along with writing and maintaining automated regression and acceptance tests. You influence and guide engineering teams in adopting quality practices and continuous improvement.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Help develop and drive the overall test strategy and vision for the team, aligning it with the company's goals and objectives.
  • Create and oversee the execution of test plans, suites & requirements, including functional, integration, performance, and security tests and ensure comprehensive test coverage.
  • Execute tests, monitor progress, analyze results, identify patterns, and provide comprehensive test reports and metrics to stakeholders. Drive actionable insights from test data and ensure decision-making processes related to software quality and release readiness.
  • Ensure the design of scalable, maintainable, and efficient test automation frameworks, libraries, and tools. Develop complex test automation scripts using advanced programming languages and technologies.
  • Ensure close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including development, product management, and operations, to ensure seamless integration of testing activities into the software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to integrate test automation into CI/CD pipelines and support continuous integration practices. Drive continuous improvements in test automation infrastructure and techniques.
  • Provide technical guidance within the testing team. Mentor and coach other SDETs/QA engineers, share best practices, and promote technical excellence. Drive innovation and adopt emerging technologies and practices to advance testing capabilities.
  • Set coding standards, ensure code reviews, and enforce best practices across the team.
  • Participate in team planning & prioritization activities including in-person events such as big room planning, roadmap planning, offsites etc.

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years of professional experience as an SDET or Test Automation QA Engineer using object-oriented design and coding skills
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience of JavaScript/TypeScript with specific expertise in JS/TS automation test frameworks like Jest, Mocha, Chai, Cypress and others
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience of Java with specific expertise in Java automation test frameworks like JUnit, TestNG, Spock, RestAssured, and others
  • Experience testing cloud-based web applications and services including API testing
  • Hands-on experience with performance, load & security testing
  • Hands-on experience with Docker
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development team
  • Experience in creating efficient test plans, strategies for the new features and releases, test case development, and execution plans
  • Hands-on experience developing test tools, frameworks, and automated tests in scripting and object-oriented languages for command line interfaces, web applications, and REST APIs
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.)
  • Experience monitoring and maintaining automated tests with CI/CD Tools (Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Travis CI, CircleCI, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux, MacOS & Windows
  • US-based

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with other test automation tools (Selenium, Cucumber, Playwright, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Groovy, Ruby or Python.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience

Perks of life at Liquibase:

  • Remote First culture, potential for company-wide in-person gatherings
  • Home office allowance for remote workers
  • Meaningful equity (US only)
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits - country dependent
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • 401K matching (US only)
  • No punks, no jerks culture
  • Growth opportunities and ability to move up within the company

We take pride in:

  • A transparent and collaborative team environment. We value multiple perspectives and fresh thinking.
  • Our entrepreneurial culture. We provide every employee the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.
  • Providing the opportunity to work with new technologies and learn from experienced professionals.
  • How organizations, large and small, use DevOps to drive developer agility and accelerate software delivery.

Company Overview - We are Liquibase

A career at Liquibase means joining a quickly growing company on the front lines of the DevOps space. Our vision is to be the easiest, safest, and most powerful community-led database change management solution. As companies of all sizes continue to adopt an agile methodology and DevOps practices, there is a growing realization that the database needs to be considered as part of this innovation process.

At Liquibase, we foster a culture rooted in the open-source values of freedom, choice, transparency, and meritocracy. These are not just fashion labels here, but sincere convictions, and you’ll see that reflected in the way we operate daily. We’re caffeinated, collaborative & confident experts, eager to solve the most challenging database CI/CD problems for our customers.

Want to help the software world move faster? You’ve found the right place.

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