Software Development Engineer in Test (Remote)

Mattermost is the industry’s leading open-source enterprise-grade messaging platform. Customers including Intel, Ubisoft, Samsung, Cigna, BNP, European Commission, Social Security Administration, and Affirm use Mattermost to enable their teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. Many of the world’s leading privacy-conscious enterprises like The US Department of Defense work better by connecting people, tools, and automation to increase developer collaboration using Mattermost. Our private cloud messaging platform offers secure, configurable, highly scalable messaging using web, mobile, and desktop applications and provides deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises tools and applications. 

We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and apply!

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Mattermost, your goals are to deeply engage with the software, uncover issues, and advance the quality of the product that thousands of companies depend on every day. 

To do this, you’ll work closely with the development team to build out automated testing for our mobile and desktop applications and web application. You'll also work closely with developers and product managers to thoroughly verify new features and fixes, and with the QA team to help analyze and address the most common sources of bugs.


    • Design and write automated tests for Mattermost across mobile and desktop apps, and web application

    • Determine and execute test plans to thoroughly verify new features and fixes in each release

    • Participate in ad hoc and other manual testing efforts designed to test end-to-end scenarios that are harder to automate 

    • Drive in-depth investigations of bug reports, and analyze which QA processes catch issues to help continually improve quality over time

    • Work remotely, with the ability to travel 2-3 times per year for week-long off-site meetings with team members

Required Background/Skills:

    • BS in Computer Science or related field

    • Strong scripting or automation programming experience Past experience designing and writing automated tests, including on mobile app testing framework

    • Highly curious mindset, with an eye for detail and a talent for thinking of blind spots others may have missed

    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely

Preferred but not required:

    • Experience designing and building mobile automated testing framework from the ground up

    • Experience with Cypress browser automated testing

    • A strong intuition for good user interface design

    • Experience with cloud providers such as Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure

    • Experience with enterprise authentication providers

    • Experience using Linux operating systems such as Red Hat, Ubuntu or other distributions

    • Experience with online communities such as open source projects, discussion forums, MMOs

    • Experience testing authentication technologies, such as SAML, LDAP, and OAuth

Mattermost is a remote-first company with staff living and working across the globe. We are currently hiring staff in these countries/regions:

Canada - Chile - Finland - Georgia - Germany - India - Mauritius - Philippines - Poland - South Africa - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom  - United States 

We are constantly working towards adding more countries/regions to this list, but first we need to make sure we are compliant with local laws and regulations, which takes time. 

Mattermost is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don't discriminate against staff or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

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