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Clearspring seeking Sr. Software Test Engineer - McLean, VA (Washington, DC)

posted Aug 26, 2010, 10:42 AM by T. Reid Lewis
Clearspring seeking Sr. Software Test Engineer - McLean, VA (Washington, DC)

We're looking for a great software engineer with a focus on quality assurance to help us build the tools and systems needed to keep the world's largest content sharing platform going strong. You'll work as part of a small, focused team developing innovative testing frameworks and tools, supporting and guiding the efforts of test engineers, and helping to manage all of the infrastructure that this requires.

We value those with exceptional technical skills who want to work with others in a fun, challenging, and hard-charging environment, and can make exciting things happen with technology.

Primary Responsibilities

This is a hands-on position with lead responsibilities, working with geographically distributed teams. You will be designing automated test methodologies, developing and maintaining test tools, conducting large-scale distributed performance testing, and managing lab infrastructure. You will work intimately with fellow engineers as part of the new feature development process.

Required Skills/Experience

Javascript, Java, or PHP development experience
Real-world unix system administration
Experience conducting performance testing
Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, Perl or Ruby
Selenium/WebDriver and shell scripting experience is a bonus

About Clearspring

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading Web 2.0 company in a position with exceptional growth potential. You'll work and learn with experienced colleagues in a fun, challenging, and hard-charging environment. Clearspring is growing and you'll grow with us; expanding your skills and experiences while helping to build a successful startup.

We're very excited about what we do here at Clearspring and here's why:

What We Do — Our work has impact. We're building technology that is transforming the Web, used by high profile clients, seen by millions of people daily, and is flat out cool. We have the opportunity to do something truly special here, and everyone can sense it.
How We Do It — Ours is a casual, yet fiercely focused environment. Clearspring is a high-energy, problem solving, "happy ecosystem" of talented people who are always improving, never settling, working hard, and having a blast along the way.
Who We Are — Clearspringers are smart, talented, and dynamic. Our team includes engineers, artists, parents, musicians... and hockey goalies. The passion, teamwork, and absolute commitment of our team make Clearspring a great place to work.

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