Software Engineer in Test


LearnUpon is looking for a Software Engineer in Test to join our team in Serbia or Ireland.

LearnUpon LMS helps organizations train their employees, partners, and customers. Businesses can manage, track, and achieve their unique learning goals — all through a single, powerful solution.

With offices in Dublin (our HQ), Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Belgrade, and Sydney, we are a team that puts our customers' experience at the heart of everything we do. We're always striving for the best solution (not the easy one), and we go the extra mile to deliver work we're proud of.

Our culture fosters open, collaborative environments where our team and individual accomplishments are celebrated and encouraged. Join LearnUpon, where we work together as a friendly, supportive team who, most importantly, like to have fun.

As a Software Engineer in Test in our Engineering group, you will be responsible for the delivery of automation frameworks and tooling, while also supporting engineering teams in utilizing these during development. You’ll be involved in the ideation and implementation of new tooling and processes to help move engineering towards full CI/CD.

You’ll be participating in the development of a scalable, best-in-class LMS and you’ll strengthen the great company culture that we have in LearnUpon.

What will I be doing?

  • Drive impact and innovation by designing, implementing, and improving test automation and performance tools, frameworks, and processes across Engineering.
  • Improve engineering productivity by developing advanced automated build, test, and release tooling in collaboration with our DevOps team.
  • Bake in a culture of quality and shifting test automation left.
  • Actively improve the level of craftsmanship in our tooling and frameworks.
  • Collaborate with and guide Engineers in automated testing in areas such as API, web, mobile and microservices.
  • Identify and drive the adoption of best practices in code health, testing, testability, and maintainability.
  • Mentor and onboard new or less experienced colleagues.

What skills do I need?

  • 3+ years of experience in design and development of a range of tooling and frameworks using programming languages such as Python, JavaScript and Ruby.
  • Able to effectively communicate technical ideas to and collaborate with both technical and non-technical peers.
  • Experience working in an Agile-focused environment.
  • Experience with UI, mobile and API test automation and best practices.
  • Strong understanding of CICD and how test automation fits into this.
  • Previous experience of microservice contract testing using tools such as Pact.
  • Experience using continuous integration systems like Jenkins, CircleCI and GitLab.
  • Excellent communication skills, team player.

Don’t worry if you don’t tick every box in order to apply, we’re always happy to review applications and take all experience into consideration. We do our best to provide feedback where we can!

Not required but considered a plus

  • Hands-on experience building frameworks to support various forms of automated testing such as API, UI, performance, load, usability etc.
  • Previous experience working in a SaaS environment.
  • Exposure to containerised development environments such as Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Previous experience using Python and Robot Framework is an advantage.
  • Previous experience of eLearning technologies.
  • Experience with performance testing, with tools and frameworks such as Locust, Jmeter and Taurus.

Why work with us?

  • Excellent career progression with defined career ladders to grow in a direction that you decide.
  • Competitive salary and company ESOP.
  • Comprehensive private health insurance scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave + 1 annual company wellness day off.
  • Personal development with access to LinkedIn Learning and other resources to help you grow and progress in LearnUpon.
  • Work in a fun and supportive environment with regular team events.
  • LUPWell Programme, as we know that a positive mental wellbeing plays a major role in both your personal and professional success.
  • Flexible Working Arrangements – work with your Manager to determine the best working hours and location (home, office, hybrid) in order to help you balance work and family life, and to suit your lifestyle.

What is the Hiring Process?

Applicants for the position can expect the following hiring process:

  • Qualified applicants will be invited to schedule a 30-minute call.
  • Successful candidates will then be invited to a series of practical interviews.
  • Finally, candidates will have a short interview with our CEO/CTO.
  • Successful candidates will be contacted with an offer to join our team.

LearnUpon is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, family status, age disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, membership of the Traveller community, or any other legally protected status.

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