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Axcient | Mountain View, CA
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Description: Position: Software Engineer in Test Location: Mountain View, CA As a Software Engineer in Test, you have the opportunity to accelerate our time to market and improve the quality of Axcient products. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for designing and implementing build and test infrastructure, creating and enforcing good engineering practices, and evaluating product quality for various Axcient releases. You will be working in an Agile environment and on a collaborative team with the shared goal of delivering excellent software. The lines between test and development are blurred by embracing our collective responsibility of writing testable, high-performance code. Axcient's leadership and innovation in the Business Continuity market offers you a great opportunity to make a big impact on the quality of software used by millions of people around the world. Responsibilities:
  • Write readable, robust, maintainable code that scales and performs well for millions of customers worldwide
  • Work with the development and test engineering teams to be part of the design, development of tests from the get-go
  • Write unit and functional test cases using tools such as JUnit and Selenium, Bash and Python
  • Participate in architectural initiatives, software engineering practices and code reviews
  • Take responsibility for your features (End to End) from working with product management all the way through testing to deployment and support
  • Analyze and decompose a complicated software system and design a strategy to test this system
  • Schedule and maintain build processes on build server including scripts to add/change build functionality automating documentation
Minimum Qualifications
  • Working experience in object-oriented design methodology and application development and testing
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Excellent object-oriented design, testing and programming skills in C/C++/Java
  • Good scripting skills in at least one common language (Python, Perl, Shell, BASH…)
  • Solid understanding of automation frameworks such as Selenium or JUnit
  • Experience with build management tools (make, Jenkins…)
  • Experience with source control system (SVN, GIT…)
  • SQA methodologies, tools and approaches (white box and automated testing experience) for a software company with frequent and short release cycles
  • Strong knowledge of Database interface and SQL
Preferred Qualifications
  • Scrum master certified
  • Knowledge of the Business Continuity industry is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of internet technologies
About Axcient: Axcient is an entirely new type of cloud platform that eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and makes sure that IT infrastructures never go down. By mirroring an entire business in the cloud, Axcient makes it simple to access and restore data from any device, failover IT systems, and virtualize your entire office with a click. Because we hire only the best and brightest, we nourish that talent with an environment where people can innovate, thrive, and pursue their passions. Our competitive compensation package includes stock options, 401(k), and comprehensive health benefits - along with access to perks like free lunches and weekly team workout sessions.

About Axcient

Axcient offers the first plug-and-play data protection service to make business continuity and online backup simple for small and medium sized businesses (SMB). Axcient incorporates an onsite data backup and replication management appliance with offsite cloud-based storage and services, delivering a secure and cost-effective way to ensure uptime and data recovery. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. In addition to its experienced management team, privately-held Axcient has the backing of a highly respected group of investors including Allegis Capital and Peninsula Ventures. Available from a network of IT solution providers that specialize in SMB accounts, Axcient's feature-rich data protection service is currently protecting over 100,000,000 files. Unlike tape and typical online backup offerings, the Axcient suite of self-managing data protection services preserves application availability even if a server fails and restores lost data in minutes. SMBs across various industries such as finance, legal, retail, healthcare, and education are experiencing the benefits of Axcient's solution enabling businesses to protect all their data and have it accessible all the time.