Web 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 Web 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
  • Create, optimize, and refactor automated test scripts for Web applications
  • Monitor automation processes and prepare defect status reports
  • Coordinate with developers and QA engineers to develop a wide variety of tests including: backend tests, UI automation, stress tests, performance metrics gathering and others
  • Utilize automation wherever possible


  • Strong ability to create and design test automation and test infrastructure – 3+ years in a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) or Automation Engineer capacity ideal
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in developing functional and integration test automation for Web applications, UI and API , using JavaScript, and frameworks such as Selenium, TestNG using Protractor JS, Nightwatch JS, Rspec, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Agile (SCRUM) techniques
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins or Maven
  • 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.

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