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Software Test Engineer

Information Technology and Network Services | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description


Software Engineer in Test

Arlington, Virginia, United States · Product & Engineering


LiveSafe is looking for an energetic Software Engineer in Test to join our Engineering team. As a member of the team, you will develop frameworks, tools, and tests to cover the full depth and breadth of our mobile, web and server-side functionality. This includes our iOS and Android apps, our core API, and our Command Dashboard web-based application.


About You

You most likely identify as a(n):

  • Talented software engineer looking to help us raise the bar on our testing approach and coverage
  • Individual experienced in the various facets of testing, including but not limited to functional, regression, smoke, load, and performance
  • Problem solver that does not relent until digging and discovering an issue’s root cause
  • Collaborator that thrives in a social, transparent, and “got your back” team environment
  • Person who cares deeply that their work realizes positive outcomes for our world

You can probably also:

  • Describe the faults and shortcomings of your favorite language/tool/framework
  • Name several pet software design principles that drives you nuts when not used

Technologies we use and teach

  • Selenium, Appium, TestNG, Maven, Postman, CircleCI and Jenkins
  • Back-end: Scala, Akka, node.js, Java and PHP
  • Front-end: Javascript, jQuery, Angular, React
  • Mobile: Swift, Java, Objective-C
  • Docker, AWS EC2, S3, DynamoDB, RDS (MySQL), Cassandra, Kafka
  • JUnit, Espresso, Mocha, Chai, ServerSpec


There are always exceptions, and we hire exceptional individuals, so nothing on this list is strictly required. However, if some of these sound like you, then we are probably a good match.


  • Bachelor of Science degree (think CS, CE, EE, math, physics, …)
  • Solid experience creating automated test frameworks for web and mobile applications
  • Ability to write test plans and test cases for new and existing products, with a detailed understanding of the agile development lifecycle
  • Experience with issue management and customer ticketing systems
  • Significant experience writing integration and end-to-end tests for web apps and services
  • Created and/or maintained a test-build-deploy pipeline (CI + CD/automated delivery)


  • 401K + match
  • Early stage equity
  • Great new office space overlooking the National Cathedral and next to District Taco!
  • Fantastic health, dental, and vision
  • Free drinks and healthy snacks
  • Flexible hours and ability to work remotely when appropriate
  • Coworkers are passionate about safety (and darts)