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Sr. QA Automation Engineer

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Trifacta, a world-class startup from San Francisco, is looking for a talented and dedicated Software Quality Engineer to join our team. You will work as part of a team that builds end-to-end functionality, ensuring we deliver a high-quality product that meets the standards of our enterprise customers. Above all, your work will impact how the world works with data.


  • Build and extend reliable and scalable automation infrastructure

  • Define and implement tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of QA

  • Design and author comprehensive test plans and test cases

  • Advocate for testability during the design process, enabling reliable and efficient automation

  • Creatively test the product with the intent to "break the feature or the product"

  • Evaluate bug escapes, perform root cause analysis and champion changes to improve customer experience

  • Lead and mentor junior engineers and interns


  • ​BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or a related field, with at least 3 years of automation experience

  • Experience building reliable and scalable automation infrastructure

  • Deep hands-on experience with white box testing

  • Proven excellence in programming using Object Oriented Design and Analysis skills

  • Experience writing test plans and systematically designing and authoring test cases

  • Ability to construct test environments for end-to-end, integration testing, as well as performance benchmarks

  • Passion for excellent software quality and user experience

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • English language fluency, excellent communication skills, including writing clear and concise bug reports, test plans, and test cases

  • Excellent team player with a can-do attitude

Bonus Points:

  • Software development experience

  • Expertise in JavaScript, Sahi/Selenium Webdriver, Jenkins, Jira, TestRail

  • Experience with Unix/Linux/Mac OS development environment

  • Excellent understanding of Hadoop ecosystem

  • Experience with testing in cloud based systems like AWS, Azure, and GCP

  • Experience with performance benchmarks

  • Understanding of agile methodology and the software development life cycle