Definely secures $7m in Series A funding to change how the world’s top lawyers access and understand contracts
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Software Development Engineer in Test

Join our QA team to scale and improve our test automation

About Definely

Recognised as one of the fastest growing startups in the UK by TechNation, one of the eleven UK startups to watch in Sifted and listed as a Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 winner, Definely is a company that is transforming the $600bn global legal services market.

Our customers include some of the world’s top law firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations such as Allen & Overy, Dentons and Deloitte. We are also backed by a number of prominent investors and VCs, including Microsoft, Google for Startups, CRE VC and former dragon, Nick Jenkins.

Working with us

Given that we spend a good portion of our time at our place of work, we are firm believers that everyone should enjoy what they’re doing and who they work with. We operate a transparent workplace culture, where every person has input at every stage and level of strategic decision-making and is a valued member of the team (we promise we are not just saying that)!

We look for natural self-starters who are curious, adaptive, resilient, apply deep logic to their thinking and, most importantly, learn from every mistake!

The role

As an experienced and highly motivated Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), you will play a pivotal role in ensuring Definely’s products are aggressively tested and meet our exemplary standards of quality and reliability as we release new features and products for desktop and web. Our customers trust us to provide accurate information about their legal documents and contracts to draft, review and execute their agreements.

As a Senior Development Engineer in Test (SDET), the primary purpose of your role is to:

  • Thoroughly learn Definely software products, think through use cases critically, design and execute comprehensive automated and manual test scripts to assess software quality, stability, and performance.
  • Develop, design and implement automated tests for backend, desktop and web applications using various automation tools such as CoreBDD, Cucumber, Selenium, and other relevant tools.
  • Create test plans and test cases.
  • Identify and write detailed bug reports.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Execute different types of testing for frontend and backend systems including, but not limited to unit testing, UI/UX testing, API testing, and performance testing.
  • Continuously improve the testing process and coverage by implementing new automation tools and techniques.
  • Collaborate and communicate with architects, developers, and QA team on identifying outcomes and results.

About you

  • 5+ years of experience in software development and testing with strong emphasis on test automation creation, maintenance, and execution for desktop and web applications, and backend systems.
  • Proficient in C# programming. Experience in Java and/or Python is a plus.
  • Experience with .NET including .NET framework and .NET core.
  • Experience in software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining test frameworks.
  • Experience in mapping test strategies to requirements and creating detailed test cases.
  • Working knowledge with test case management tools (e.g. TestRail).
  • Good relational and/or non-relational database experience.
  • Strong collaboration skills as you will be working together with DEVs and QAs in multiple areas.
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Git, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work on time and within budget.
  • Someone who isn't afraid of responsibility, loves learning and sharing, and a down-to-earth personality.
  • Software certifications are a bonus.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to be an integral part of a fast-growing startup as we move to scale-up
  • Work in a truly meritocratic organisation, alongside highly motivated individuals
  • A chance to work with some of the world’s leading law firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations
  • Office in the heart of London’s bustling Aldgate with the option to do hybrid working
  • Training and support
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 25 days holiday per year excluding UK bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Equipment

Most importantly, if you’re someone with a can-do attitude who is willing to get their hands dirty to help us exceed our wildest expectations, then please do not hesitate to apply.


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