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Software Development Engineer in Test

London, UK

Who are we?

At Lenses.io we are on a mission to democratize streaming data, helping businesses to operate in real-time.

Our technology allows organizations to practice DataOps, a new and disruptive way of consuming, processing and moving data. Our product, Lenses, delivers an amazing developer experience for building & operating streaming data applications. It makes working with leading open-source technologies such as Apache Kafka & Kubernetes accessible for more than ten thousand engineers, and operationalizes them for both enterprises including Daimler-Benz and startups such as Babylon Health.

If you're curious, love challenges, and have a great sense of humour then Lenses is the place for you!

As a Lenses.io SDET you will:
  • Work in an agile environment to deliver robust quality products sprint after sprint, release after release
  • Champion testing practices within teams and help shape their testing strategy
  • Keep the team focused on the value and quality of User stories and highlight testability concerns in applying quality criteria to improve understanding and estimation
  • Identify what should, could and should not be automated and liaise closely with colleagues to ensure sufficient coverage while avoiding duplication of test effort
  • Design and implement test automation frameworks that standardise approaches and guide good practices
  • Keep automation current and flexible by discussing, innovating, evolving and maintaining the patterns, tooling and direction
  • Increase automated test coverage to support and streamline the testing effort
  • Build quality gates into Continuous Delivery pipelines so that automated tests are run often and fail fast to provide earlier feedback
  • Identify test environments and datasets according to the type of testing being conducted
  • Build tools to generate test data and provision test environments with datasets
  • Utilise and develop test-double tooling to facilitate unit and integration testing
  • Conduct Exploratory testing to discover important bugs more quickly
  • Investigate and reproduce bugs reported by customers
  • Create automated tests to verify bug fixes
  • Help upskill and mentor existing team members in test automation best practices through coaching and pair programming
What we are looking for in a SDET:
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative atmosphere where new ideas are valued
  • Self-starter who is motivated to deliver and improve knowledge constantly
  • Consider themselves an SDET first but are cross-functional and can wear many different hats
  • Has a proven track record in bringing testing to the forefront of the development lifecycle
  • Plans using the agile testing quadrants and can explain the main concern of each and different types of testing
  • Can easily identify what should, could and should not be automated and can explain a healthy balance of automated testing
  • Demonstrates an understanding of when and how to implement Risk-based testing approaches
  • Has a good understanding of testing techniques such as Equivalence Partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis and Pairwise and can discuss how they have applied them
  • Proficient in any of Typescript, Golang or Scala
  • Has applied patterns such as Page Object, Journey, Screenplay and Mission and can discuss and compare their purposes and explain the advantages of one over another
  • Has experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and has written pipeline as code with afocus on building quality gates into stages
  • Has experience using Docker to manage and replicate test environments
  • Has experience of using Test Double tooling such as WireMock and understands when and why you would use them
  • Can design and build their own tooling to support the testing effort where gaps in the capabilities of popular tools exist
  • Appreciates that not all testing should be automated
  • Collects metrics to continuously improve testing
Being Part of the Lenses.io team:

  • Lenses.io is part of Celonis, the Decacorn in the enterprise software industry, giving you the opportunity to compete on the world stage.
  • You will be exposed to the front-line of streaming technology applied globally. This will give you unique insights that are immensely valuable and rare.
  • We are ready to rock the market and offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance and strong global and local benefits.
  • You will be joining an awesome, constantly evolving and vibrant environment.
  • Play a significant role in the development of the company and attain the opportunity for rapid career progression and personal growth.
  • Work with exceptional, diverse, professional people at the forefront of their fields.

Be you!

Lenses.io is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate difference, support it, and thrive on a diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs and experiences. The more inclusive we are, the better we are, and our work will be.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any point through the interview process, please do not hesitate to let us know.

We’d love to hear from you!