Sr. Software Engineer in Test

Build automation test suites and repeatable test processes for our apps and APIs.

About Merit

Merit believes that truth and trust can change the world. Our platform helps organizations create, send and verify licenses, credentials and other people-based statements of truth, known as merits. Members in turn benefit by taking control of their valuable personal information while shaping their future based on the opportunities that they are uniquely qualified for.


The Role

Merit is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer in Test to join our recently created test engineering team. You will be building automation test suites and repeatable test processes for our web applications, mobile applications, and APIs. You will be responsible for creating test plans and ensure test execution via our CI/CD pipeline. This role requires that you are able to take initiative, are comfortable presenting innovative ideas and eliminating manual inefficiencies. If you’re interested in ensuring the quality of our entire platform and application artifacts and you have what it takes to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Merit is a startup environment where you will be expected to roll up your sleeves, take initiative, and get creative about finding solutions to challenges. This is a full-time position based in Millbrae, CA (Merit Headquarters). 


  • Own the architecture and implementation of automation test suites and frameworks across mobile, web and backend APIs using Cypress & JavaScript
  • Work with the product team to gather and verify requirements for test scenarios
  • Provide input during the feature design process
  • Create test plans that provide 100% coverage and execute tests
  • Design and develop a variety of test suites for integration, regression and stress tests
  • Adhere to highest coding standards and proper code organization, structure and code reviews
  • Continuously research new and better-automated testing tools
  • Be an active participant in iterating and improving engineering processes
  • Have a strong voice about the quality of the platform and be a customer champion inside the organization


  • 4+ years of test engineering and/or software engineering experience
  • Excellent software design & programming skills. Proficiency in one of JavaScript, Java or Python, and experience with automation tools like Cypress. 
  • Proven track record of creating test automation frameworks and implementing test suites for web, mobile and REST APIs
  • Experience with Git-based workflows and build tools for continuous integration such as Jenkins
  • Clear written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience at a startup or as the initial member of quality engineering is a great plus
  • Degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience


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