Violet Labs

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Software Engineer - Test Focus

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote

2023-05-12 10:23:28 UTC

Who we are

Violet Labs is building cloud-based data centralization for complex hardware engineering. Our team has built spacecraft, launch vehicles, eVTOLs, drones and self-driving cars for companies like SpaceX, Google, DARPA, Lyft and Amazon. We are building the platform that will revolutionize the way these products are designed, built, integrated, tested and deployed.

Violet is backed by world-class investors and technologists. We are a fast-growing startup seeking foundational engineers who can help us grow not only our product and tech stack, but our vision and our culture.

The ideal candidate is passionate about building reliable and delightful software, and wants to help radically improve and empower engineering teams by connecting the software tools that drive them

What you’ll do

In addition to contributing to the product you will take ownership of unit, integration, and e2e testing of our platform. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and executing automated and manual test plans for our platform, including functional, regression and performance testing

  • Designing and building test harnesses and generating comprehensive sample data to ensure we thoroughly test all functional components of the system.

  • Identifying and reporting defects found through testing, working closely with the development team to ensure timely resolution

  • Continuously improving the test process to keep it current with active development, including implementing automation wherever possible

  • Consistently seek to enhance efficiency, stability, and scalability of our software

  • Help define and grow our engineering culture, processes, and tools

You should have

  • Strong technical background and industry experience in production software engineering

  • Experience in software testing methodologies, including functional, regression, and performance testing

  • Experience with test frameworks such as Jest, Cypress, Ghost Inspector, Mocha/Chai, Supertest.

  • Experience with automated testing and CI/CD platforms such as Github Actions, Travis, CircleCI.

  • Proficiency with modern technologies like React, Next.js, TypeScript/Node.js, TypeORM, PostgreSQL and RESTful APIs

  • Strong technical background and industry experience in production software engineering

  • Self-starter, able to navigate ambiguity and rapidly evolving priorities

  • Team player with great communication skills and collaborative work ethic

Bonus points

  • Experience in hardware programs such as spacecraft, launch vehicles, aircraft, robotics, consumer or medical devices

  • Experience in fast-growing tech startups


  • 100% virtual work with flexible hours

  • Quarterly team offsites

  • Unlimited paid time off

  • Competitive salary and equity with top tier benefits

  • 401k retirement plan

  • Health insurance: Medical, Vision, Dental

Remote restrictions

  • Must be a resident of United States