Golang Job: Senior Quality Engineer

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Sydney - Australia

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Golang Job Details

At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done.

Our mission – and your opportunity — is to help solve the challenges faced in an increasingly distributed workforce. In short, to shape Engineering excellence, nurture emerging Engineering talent and build out an inclusive, high-performing interdisciplinary team.

Recently valued at AU$2.2Bn, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people that value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.

The role
As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for enabling our engineering teams to deliver high quality products. You will provide guidance leadership to our teams on how to take their quality maturity to the next level, so we can ship software fast and with high confidence.

How you can have an impact
You’ll influence the direction of the teams by regularly raising the quality bar. You’ll actively participate in initiatives aimed at improving how we do things, experimenting with ways to become more efficient and productive, and improving the overall quality of the products we deliver. We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.

The teams
We have teams developing and supporting our SaaS platform, working on extending the functionality and longer term strategic bets, including real-time incident reporting, analytics, and IoT. Each team has a co-located manager, product manager, designer, direct access to customers, and support from specialists in quality, SRE and specific technologies. Check out some of the things we’ve been doing in our blog.

What you’ll be doing

    • Work with engineering teams to identify and prioritise quality improvement opportunities and drive changes that positively impact product quality.
    • Perform gap analysis and regularly improve the team's quality strategy to ensure software releases are of the highest quality
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify root causes of quality issues and recommend and implement solutions to address them.
    • Drive quality process improvements across the organisation, including designing and implementing effective metrics, automated tests and reporting mechanisms.
    • Communicate progress and impact of quality initiatives to relevant stakeholders.
    • Mentor and coach team members on best practices in software quality.

What you will need

    • 5+ years of experience in the software quality industry (or demonstrated experience in a similar role).
    • Experience with testing web and mobile applications.
    • Strong knowledge of test automation frameworks and tools. Ability to develop API and end-to-end tests independently.
    • Understand how testing interacts or impacts CI/CD pipelines.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Strong problem-solving and communication skills.

Nice to have

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
    • Familiarity with one modern coding language (ideally Golang or Javascript).
    • Experience with non-functional tests.
    • Building and running SaaS or cloud services at scale.
    • Agile delivery experience.
    • Experience with testing IoT or hardware.

    • If you are passionate about improving software quality and want to work in a collaborative, dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

More than a Job!

    • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary;
    • Hybrid working, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office;
    • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities;
    • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns;
    • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.

Office Day Benefits

    • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks;
    • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages;
    • Quarterly celebrations and team events:
    • Table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly office.
At SafetyCulture, we’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK.

To all recruitment agencies, we do not accept resumes or partnership opportunities. Please do not forward resumes to SafetyCulture or any of our employees. We are not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.