SDET/Quality Engineer

Santa Monica, CA

Onsite  -  IT - Development / Other Technologies  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02490

Title: SDET/Quality Engineer
Industry: Entertainment
Location: Remote, PST Hours
Duration: 12+ months
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S. 

Qualified candidates please send Resumes to Jenna Hinkle at 


  • The Technology team in Santa Monica is seeking a Sr. Software Development in Test Engineer to join our Engineering Services team to build test automation and processes to ensure the quality of our advertising systems. When our systems work properly, they can reliably deliver relevant ads to all of our viewers; driving higher revenue for our business and helping our customers to discover brands and products that are relevant to their interests. Defects in our ad systems can negatively impact revenue and deliver advertisements that detract from the viewer experience due to irrelevance, repetition, and other factors. This is a unique opportunity to join an excellent team and have a meaningful impact on the QE and automation process and culture, as well as the products we release. As a result, those most likely to excel in this role are independent, creative, and able to operate effectively in ambiguous circumstances. If you are interested in a testing role with a heavy emphasis on automated testing where the results of your testing will have significant impact on the business and be highly visible to company leadership, then this might be the right opportunity for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Software Engineers to understand the complex advertising ecosystem 
  • Develop automated test frameworks and suites on UI, API and Integration levels of testing using python or other OO language.
  • Participate in design discussions for our platform to help evolve the platform in a way that enables richer testing scenarios that simplify defect detection and prevention.
  • Assist with triage, diagnosis, and resolution of issues discovered across teams.
  • Contribute to end-to-end acceptance tests
  • Where necessary, develop and execute manual test cases to detect issues that cannot be detected through automated means
  • Drive the conversion of manual tests to automated whenever possible

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Part of product teams in building architectures which are robust, fault-tolerant, and cloud- native.
  • Builds solutions for problems of sizeable scope and complexity that have been successfully deployed to customers/users.
  • Influences and drives software engineering best practices within the team 25%
  • Technically lead and deliver multiple projects utilizing an Agile methodology while reviewing team member's code.
  • Participates in developing technical and/or business approaches; and new/enhanced technical tools. 25%
  • Owns the design of software programs or systems within the team, and within the organization.
  • Writes codes that establishes and enhances frameworks.
  • Reviews code for the design, testability and clear usability.
  • Builds solutions that scale and perform. Identifies opportunities to improve the system/product/services with each iteration. 50%

Basic Qualification:

  • Minimum of 4 years of hands-on software test development experience, including both functional and non-functional test development
  • Passion around driving best practices in the testing space
  • Proficiency with Python or other OO language
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices and agile approaches
  • Strong desire for establishing and improving product quality
  • Experience building or improving test automation frameworks .
  • Proficiency CICD integration and pipeline development in Jenkins, Spinnaker or other similar tools.
  • Proficiency in Big Data testing
  • Experience in Gherkin ( BDD /TDD )
  • Willingness to take challenges head on while being part of a team
  • B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent degree or work experience)

Required Education:

  • B.S. in CS – OR Equivalent degree or work)

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.