Software Engineer in Test

NGINX, Cork, Ireland

flawless application delivery for the modern web

NGINX empowers creators of the new digital world

NGINX, Inc. is the company behind NGINX, the popular open source project trusted by more than 450 million sites. We offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications. The NGINX Application Platform enables enterprises undergoing digital transformation to modernize legacy, monolithic applications, as well as deliver new, microservices‑based applications.

We are currently searching for a Software Engineer in Test to join our busy and successful Engineering Team at our EMEA headquarters in Cork, Ireland. If you want to make a difference, work for an open source company, take your career to the next level, and work in a highly energetic environment, please send us your CV – we’d love to talk.

What will I be doing?

  • First and foremost, help us to improve and ship great products
  • Be agile and be a core part of a Scrum-like team/squad
  • Work with the Product team to help define good Acceptance Criteria for our stories
  • Collaborate with your fellow Engineers in development on how to best design code for testability
  • Build some automation at the seams where it has the most value
  • Make sure your automation gets run at the right time in the right places (we use Jenkins)
  • Explore, tweak and break the systems to help make sure we are shipping robust products
  • Work with a distributed team

What skills/experience do I need?

  • You can code, preferably with Python
  • You have used some UI automation tool before, such as Selenium or Protractor
  • You are comfortable on Linux
  • You have deployed to AWS and used Docker before
  • You can easily work with git on the command line

What qualifications are required?

  • A degree of some description is great - the more interesting the better!
  • Maybe you have a GitHub account you want to show off


  • Standing desks, high-spec Macbook Pro and dual 21” LG 4K monitors
  • Great healthcare, pension, bike to work scheme
  • Loads of snacks and drinks (mostly healthy)
  • Lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • City centre location
  • Flexible working hours 

NGINX, Inc. started as and will always be an open source company, and as a result, our culture shares many characteristics with the open source community itself. This culture is built upon our core values: progress, excellence, openness, and curiosity. We’re a growing company with a startup feel and products that are chosen for high performance and efficiency by innovators around the world. If our team has one thing in common, it’s our passion for NGINX and dedication to a global product that’s beloved by hundreds of millions of people.

NGINX, International Limited is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, we welcome the opportunity to grow and learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.  

NGINX is not open to third-party solicitation or resumes for our posted positions. Any resume submitted to an NGINX employee by a recruiting firm that does not have a valid, written search agreement with us will be considered a referral, regardless of whether it is submitted for a posted position or for general consideration, and no matter how it is submitted (via email, the Internet, or other means). No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by NGINX as a result of the referral or through other means.



NGINX is the heart of the modern web, powering half of the world’s busiest sites and applications. The NGINX open source project started in 2002 and has grown exponentially over the past 10+ years, thanks to the vision of Igor Sysoev and the enthusiasm and support of our loyal community of users. Today, millions of innovators choose NGINX and NGINX Plus for delivering their sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale.

Want to learn more about NGINX? Visit NGINX's website.