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Developer In Test Data QC at BuildDirect
Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
As a member of our Technology team at BuildDirect, you work with a multi-disciplinary group of bright and motivated people. You and your team operate autonomously to solve real customer problems with smart and innovative solutions, end to end. You measure success and its impact with data collected from our platform. You will use modern software engineering approaches like micro services, cloud deployment and auto scaling, continuous and iterative software delivery, and data driven decision making.

We are as equally obsessed with hiring great colleagues as with building great software.

As a Developer in Test Data QC you will work closely with our Data Analytics team to ensure the correctness of data flowing through our commerce and API Gateway systems. You will also be working on new cutting-edge systems built intelligently monitor production data.

Examples of what Developers in Test are doing here

Contribute to and maintain existing automation frameworks and architecture
Automate tests and data checks to enable your team to continuously deploy releases without the need for manual steps
Mentor your QA and development peers to write great test automation
Perform manual testing (if it doesn’t make sense to automate)
Contribute to an automated testing strategy to make tests reliable, repeatable, and visible
Act as quality champion and coach for your team, encouraging and teaching best practices in both code structure and workflow
Experience that is relevant to us

Extensive experience in QA and open source test automation on various platforms
Experience of testing complex data driven algorithms
Experience creating test data for e-commerce
Experience with operation data monitoring and alerting systems such as PagerDuty, Nagios
Extensive experience with Jenkins integration servers
Liaising with offshore teams
Experience in Selenium 2.0, Cucumber or other BDD type test frameworks
Experience with NUnit, XUnit or both
Languages/Scripting – Java language, Ruby, Bash, C#, SQL, Gherkin
Worked within an Agile environment
Experience working on cloud solutions and platforms
XML, NoSQL, Microsoft Azure, AWS, micro-services, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration and DevOps
A desire to transform and take “test automation” to the next level within BuildDirect
A degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent experience
What is BuildDirect’s mission?

BuildDirect is a technology company, building an open platform for the home improvement and supply chain industry. The Gateway Supply Chain is an advanced network of warehousing services, ground, and ocean logistics that makes it easy and affordable to ship heavyweight products from anywhere in the world, to homes across North America. Our home improvement platform enables home-owners and contractors to find the perfect home improvement product from a large online selection. Our mission is to transform the home improvement and supply chain industry, empower home owners to create their dream home, enable suppliers and manufacturers to supply what home owners really want and the way they want it, and reimagining the home improvement industry.

BuildDirect by the numbers

Founded in 1999 in beautiful Vancouver. Today over 300 employees with more than 110 in the Technology groups in Vancouver, Waterloo and Bangalore. Every month 2.5 million home owners visit BuildDirect and we ship eight million pounds of products over a distance of about six million miles. Learn more at https://www.builddirect.com/Welcome.

BuildDirect benefits

Unlimited paid vacation
“Learn something new” benefit – use it to learn anything… Getting better every day means constantly learning.
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Free weekly yoga class, fresh organic fruit, and onsite gym/lockers/bike storage
A fabulous office in downtown Vancouver with penthouse patios and mountain views
It’s not all work and no play! We have socials every Friday afternoon in our lounge so you can connect with your team mates and relax and wind down at the end of the week