Advance Your Career

Explore opportunities across Spectrum Equity’s portfolio

Software Development Engineer in Test III



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

At Bitly, we believe in the power of the link or scan - to start a conversation, build a relationship or grow a business. Our mission is to turn every interaction into a catalyst for connections. It’s what motivates us to help people share, promote and engage everywhere on the Internet. We do this by being relentlessly product-focused, fostering the free-flowing exchange of ideas, and inspiring people around the world to dream up new ways of using Bitly.

The Role

Bitly is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test SDET III to develop, improve and expand product quality and focus on writing & editing automated test code. This position has high visibility and impact across the organization. By utilizing the same standards as a Software Engineer, which allows for repeatable and reliable testing solutions to test a wide functionality of the product in accordance with AC and technical requirements.

What You'll Do
  • Evaluate and analyze automation results / maintain scripts to working order
  • Assist in identifying viable test strategies in order to support testing product functionality
  • Develop and apply test design techniques in order to achieve optimal test coverage and ensure functionality meets product needs
  • Understand the Bitly architecture and be able to design comprehensive test plans for new feature development
  • Participate in the internal Quality Assurance department projects, including building new tools, research projects, accessibility projects
  • Contribute to and maintain different types of automated testing suites, including UI automated tests, API automated tests
  • Determine the root cause of problems discovered in development and reported by users
  • Report to stakeholders on current production quality and what has and hasn't been tested before a feature release
  • Maintain and actively improve our test data service

Who You Are

  • Demonstrated experience in JavaScript/TypeScript and/or Node JS
  • Demonstrated experience in test automation using WebDriver IO, Cypress, or Mocha
  • Good knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, test design approaches and processes
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges
  • Experience in building and maintaining API and/or UI automation suites
  • Experience with Jira, including creating defects/defect reports and stories for test automation
  • Experience in Accessibility testing (manual or automated) and understanding Accessibility Principles in Software Development
  • Experience in CI/CD with tools such as Jenkins or GitHub Actions
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, team player
  • Strong advocate for Quality, User Experience and Accessibility
  • An inquisitive mind and continuous curiosity driven towards problem solving

US Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Stock Options
  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance (all LGBT friendly)
  • 401k with up to 4% employer match
  • One Medical membership: Doctors you can text, call or email 24/7 and receive access to expert insurance guidance
  • Meaningful opportunity for community building through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Access to care for everything from mental health, reproductive health, family planning, pediatrics with Maven.
  • Access to mental health support and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with confidential counseling services through Lyra.
  • Unlimited PTO Policy, including Mental Health days and 2 annual “Recharge” weeks
  • Wellness reimbursement program
  • Partial cell phone and WiFi service reimbursement
  • Voluntary LegalShield for legal services and IDShield for identity theft protection
  • Unlimited vacation, personal time, and flexible work from home policies
  • Full support for remote work, including a $500 home office stipend
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity and parental leave for growing families
  • Budget for professional development opportunities, including courses and conference attendance
  • Company sponsored volunteering opportunities


US applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
*** Must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the following states to be eligible for hire: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington ***
If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here. (https://bitly.is/CPRACandidates)
The annual cash compensation range for this position is below. Final compensation will be determined based on experience and skills and may vary from the range listed.
Pay Range
$118,233$165,181 USD

Our Values

  • Be a Catalyst. As an innovative technology company, we build our products to be a catalyst for connection and encourage our team to be catalysts for meaningful impact both at work and in the world
  • Take Ownership. In our highly collaborative culture, Individual accountability is critical. We depend on each other to solve our customers' most challenging problems and celebrate the wins together
  • Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Our product connects people of all backgrounds and abilities. And our company is built on the belief that our differences make us better and that everyone deserves the opportunity in which to thrive
  • Show Integrity. We don’t cut corners. We don’t look for the easy way out. We approach every day with a shared mindset - let’s do the right thing, even if it’s the harder thing
  • Have Fun. Whether your time is here is as short as a Bitly link or as long as the links your grandma sends you, we want your experience at Bitly to be fun and memorable. We hope the connections you make here last a lifetime
In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Bitly also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Bitly.