Senior Test Engineer, App Performance


Mailchimp is a leading marketing platform for small business. We empower millions of customers around the world to build their brands and grow their companies with a suite of marketing automation, multichannel campaign, CRM, and analytics tools.

Through pragmatic testing practices, Mailchimp’s Quality Assurance team helps build high-quality software by ensuring our products are reliable, delightful to use, and helpful to our customers’ growing businesses. We thrive on curiosity, growth and innovation. And we're looking for a QA Engineer to join the team.

What you'll do here:

  • You will be analyzing testing results requirements and developing the test architecture.
  • You will have demonstrated proficiency in writing automation, develop new automation suite, automate test cases.
  • You will have demonstrated proficiency in API automation and run write new test cases, suites.
  • You will have proficiency in UI automation and should be able to write new test cases, maintain existing automation.
  • You will identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs.
  • You will perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • You will perform thorough functional testing for new features.
  • You will liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements.
  • You will be developing and improving parts of the test automation infrastructure.
  • You will assist with design and implement innovative automation framework in the test organization with QA.
  • You will design and run automated functional tests for the frontend and backend of our web platform and integrations.
  • You will collaborate with QA Engineers and Software Engineering teams to contribute to test architecture and implement testing as a part of continuous integration.
  • You will diagnose and report issues and defects based on test failures.
  • You will work independently and communicate with the various teams involved with release process and testing with an emphasis on our integrations teams.
  • You will manage pull requests and participate in code reviews.
  • You will coach and mentor QA team members.
  • You will champion QA and software testing processes to the broader organization and utilize continuous improvement to enhance or establish improved processes.
  • You will write code to contribute to test automation using frameworks.
  • You will implement test metrics and reporting standards; implement analytics, dashboards, and reporting mechanisms.

We'd love to hear from you if:

  • You can demonstrate proficiency in hands-on, demonstrable Goad, Apache Bench, Httperf, Gatling, etc experience testing load/performance of the applications and good understanding of automation testing strategies and tools.
  • You have hands-on experience in backend scripting languages for tracing and logging tools.
  • You have proficiency in Object Oriented Programming (Python, etc) experience.
  • You have an understanding of automated testing tools, ability to evaluate and communicate priorities, and experience writing, planning, and executing automated testing suites.
  • You have experience working with version control systems (BitBucket, Git, Mercurial). 
  • You have experience working with frontend automation frameworks (i.e. ReactJS).
  • You have experience with backend automation frameworks (i.e PHPUnit).
  • You are proficient with the Page Object model design pattern.
  • You are proficient with testing Application Programming Interfaces.
  • You have proficient knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment systems.

How you’ll work:  Our Core Leadership Behaviors are the observable and measurable leadership actions and skills that contribute to our effectiveness and success in our roles at Mailchimp. They determine how we do our jobs and how we meet our goals, enabling us to bring out the best in each other and execute on our strategic plans to deliver for our customers.

  • Thriving in Complexity: You unravel and make sense of potentially sophisticated, incomplete, and contradictory information to effectively solve problems. 
  • Nimble Learning: You tackle problems with experimentation, using successes and failures to inform future decisions
  • Expecting the best: You hold yourself and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaborating Courageously: You build partnerships across the company and work collaboratively with others to meet strategic goals
  • Cultivating Candor: You act with integrity and earn the confidence and trust of others through honesty and authenticity
  • Inclusive Leadership: You recognize the value diversity brings to our organization and leverages different perspectives to enhance organizational culture and drive performance
  • Customer Obsessed: You listen hard to customers, understand their challenges, develop relationships with them, and deliver products that remove their obstacles
  • Action Oriented: You initiate new opportunities and face tough challenges with a sense of energy, enthusiasm and service

*Mailchimp currently offers flexible and remote options in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. If you are unable to work from one of these registered locations, you will not be eligible for employment.

The salary range for this role in Colorado is $117,000 to $140,000 and final offers are determined using multiple factors including experience and level of expertise. For all other locations, the salary range will vary by geographic market and will be determined through the selection and assessment process for this role relative to your experience and our job qualifications. This position may also be eligible for an annual company performance based-bonus and/or a quarterly performance bonus. Mailchimp complies with applicable law regarding pay transparency.

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​​Mailchimp is a founder-owned and highly profitable company headquartered in the heart of Atlanta with offices in Brooklyn, Oakland, Vancouver, and London with additional remote work locations available. Our purpose is to empower the underdog, and our mission is to democratize cutting edge marketing technology for small business.  We offer our employees an exceptional workplace, extremely competitive compensation, fully paid insurance benefits (for employees and their families), paid vacation, sick, and other leave, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k) matching.  We hire collaborative, customer obsessed, problem solvers and give you ample opportunity to grow and succeed. At Mailchimp, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them, support them, and hire peeps from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our company stronger. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience aligns with what we’re looking for (even if you don’t check every single box), please consider applying!

Mailchimp is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (including gender expression and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law. Mailchimp also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories, and complies with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.