Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Build software. Reach 500 million users. Change lives. That's what we're doing at Lithium, and you can do it too! If you want to put your stamp on the digital customer experience space and enjoy yourself along the way, come join the team. We're looking for seriously passionate, fun, collaborative & innovative thinkers to help us change the world.

 

Lithium Technologies in Austin is looking to add more stellar engineers to our already awesome engineering team. The software we build is an event-driven application that consumes big data streams from the major social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). With it, companies can scale their conversations on those networks with consumers allowing them to read and respond within just a few minutes. We currently manage over 500k social conversations a day.

Skills

  • Be a vocal champion of quality within the organization to increase the speed and quality of key deliverables
  • Work with other engineers, as part of an Agile team, to make quality an integral part of the development process
  • Help build easily maintainable and efficient unit, integration, performance, and end-to-end testing
  • Strong focus on test automation for an interesting, event-driven application that consumes big data streams from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Develop and grow a world class test framework using Java and Selenium WebDriver. 
  • Work with an awesome team in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

Requirements

  • Practical experience developing in a TDD environment and/or a strong QA automation background
  • These tools have served us well in problem solving:
    • Java, ES6
    • AWS (Kinesis, SWF, EC2, SQS, DynamoDB etc.)
    • HTML, CSS, javascript (reactjs)
  • Be passionate about quality, open-source software and developing clean, object-oriented code
  • Strong analytical and investigative problem-solving skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

About Lithium:

Lithium's software helps companies reinvent how they connect with their customers. We work with more than 300 of the world's best brands- including Google, T-Mobile, Sony, Sephora, Fitbit and Telstra - enabling them to respond on social networks and to build trusted content on a community they own. Lithium reaches more than 500 million consumers across 10,000 specific interest areas to establish trust and reputation. We represent one of the biggest collections of data on consumer attitudes, preferences and digital activities. Our 100% SaaS-based Lithium Social Customer Experience™ platform enables brands to build and engage vibrant customer communities to drive sales, reduce service costs, accelerate innovation and grow brand advocacy. We are experiencing rapid growth and are recognized as a leader by top analyst firms, including Gartner and Forrester. And because our culture is as exciting as our products, we've been ranked as one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Come check us out!

At Lithium we encourage our employees to be real. In keeping with this philosophy, we appreciate diversity and welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic information or criminal history.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • HTMLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Our office is near plenty of places to grab a bite to eat or a cup of coffee to get you through the afternoon.
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Ste 180, Austin, TX 78731

Insider's spotlight

What are some social events your company does?

Lithium strives to create a spirit of teamwork with events such as the Master Mixologist contest, family trick-or-treating, ranch picnics, Top Golf, and various opportunities to Give Back to our community through donations to Salvation Army Angel Tree and Austin Cup Bowl-A-Thon.

Tori

Office Manager

What are Lithium Technologies Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer a great wellness perk of $50 a month that you can use for acupuncture, art and/or cooking classes, massages, ski or snowboarding passes/lessons, yoga and pet sitting services (...plus much more!). We've hosted healthy cooking classes alongside having healthy fruit and veggies delivered to the office. Oh, and cold brew, we have some of that too!

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