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Software Engineer in Test

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Software Engineer in Test

About us:

Life360 is the world’s largest network for families available for Android and iOS. Using proprietary location-based technology, Life360 processes over 1.3 billion location requests per day and enables over 50 million families to privately share location, communicate with ease and stay connected with alerts and in-app messaging. The app operates in a convenient and secure way reducing friction and offering peace of mind to make family life easier. Founded in 2008, Life360 has raised $76M in venture financing and is headquartered in San Francisco with 50 employees. For more information, visit

About the team:

At Life360, Test Engineering is a centralized group concentrated on making it as easy as possible for teams to build quality into their features.  We do this by working with teams from design to production focusing on preventing bugs from making it into the repository.  We emphasize building automation to find blocking bugs, which frees up teams to pursue the most difficult to find bugs.


  • 3 to 5 years experience in testing mobile, web, or API endpoints
  • A natural curiosity and ability to break software
  • Proven experience mentoring and leading teammates
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong OOP fundamentals
  • BS or equivalent in Computer Science or a related field


  • Develop server and mobile automation
  • Build test frameworks
  • Identify tools and infrastructure needs
  • Participate in architecture and design reviews for new feature development
  • Define and ensure the quality bar for feature areas
  • Define test strategies

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in Java, C#, or Appium
  • A sense of humor and the ability not to take yourself too seriously
  • Experience developing location-based services
  • Creative and innovative thinking


  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Work From Home Fridays
  • Monthly living well stipend you can use for the gym, massages, show tickets, or whatever you’d like
  • Catered lunches and unlimited healthy snacks (or unhealthy but delicious snacks like Costco peanut butter pretzels)
  • A brand new computer set up to your liking, mobile devices, and your own set of Beats by Dre headphones
  • An office of truly nice and incredibly talented, smart people
  • Autonomy - we give you a lot of responsibility and ownership
  • User stories that make you happy, might make you cry, and will definitely make you proud
  • Subscriptions to our premium products