API Automation Engineer/SDET

Upthere, Redwood City

A smarter way to store everything you want.

At Upthere we are developing the next-generation of personal storage – your entire digital life in one place, always accessible, and ready to share. As a member of our talented team, you will develop products that touch the lives of millions of people. Our engineers are proud of what they build and are passionate to tackle new problems as we push technology forward. We hire the best, operate with the freedom and innovation of a startup, and are backed by the resources, scale and stability of Western Digital – a Fortune 500 company.

We are looking for a API Automation Engineer who can think holistically about our processes for writing quality software and who can help us find a good balance between automated tests and manual tests.


  • Collaborate with dev teams from the start of a sprint to deliver best-in-class technical solutions for our product
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Plan and implement API automated tests to validate any new coming features (for both frontend and backend).
  • Monitor automation processes and prepare defect status reports
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies


  • Must have the following experiences:
    • 3+ years of experience in API testing, Web Services, REST API (this should include API framework development and maintenance experience).
    • Experience with API testing tools:  Postman/Karate/vRest or similar tools.
    • Good working knowledge of Go, Shell/Bash scripting and Javascript frontend test frameworks
    • Ability to execute database queries against relational (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (Cassandra) databases
  • Demonstrated understanding of Agile (SCRUM) techniques
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins
  • Bachelor’s degree or hands-on education in CS fundamentals
  • Strong communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Must be a detail-oriented self-starter and quick learner


  • Unlimited vacation and flexible work schedule
  • Snacks and lunches at the office
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including matching 401K
  • Education assistance and commuter benefits
  • Located in beautiful, downtown Redwood City, next to Caltrain
  • State of the art equipment for your workstation

About Upthere

About us Our mission is to care for humankind’s information. Upthere was founded with the belief that over time our important data would live solely in the cloud. Upthere designed and built a full stack and a new cloud computer that combines the creative power of our devices with the massive storage and compute power of the cloud. Last year, we launched our initial products on Android, iOS, and OS X.

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