Senior QA Automation Engineer


Draper, UT, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 04/12/2021
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  • Company Address: 892 Ross Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089

About Proofpoint

We provide the most effective cybersecurity and compliance solutions to protect people on every channel including email, the web, the cloud, and social media.

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role 

Proofpoint is looking for an excellent Senior QA Automation Engineer to join the Information Protection team. We’re developing cutting-edge security solutions protecting employees and companies from advanced attacks including cloud, malware, information theft and Wifi attacks. Our small and enthusiastic team is continually innovating in the quickly changing security environment. If you want to work in a startup-like environment within a fast moving publicly traded high-growth security company, then Proofpoint may be right for you. We are looking for a Senior QA Automation Engineer who possesses a passion for pushing technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our products.

Your day-to-day 

  • Own all Automation in the team.
  • Product testing, documenting test cases, preparing test result, collecting metrics, and a sense of ownership towards product quality.
  • Develop test suites to evaluate functionality, performance, scalability, security and reliability.
  • Design, develop and deliver automated functional and integration test cases as well as software tools for test automation.
  • Participate in the ongoing design, implementation, and maintenance of systems across our cloud stack, from frontend to backend and everything in-between.
  • Work closely with the Engineers to achieve a high level of code coverage.
  • Act as a tireless promoter for testability and automation.
  • Play well with others!  Be a great teammate and help us maintain our positive culture.
  • Be ready to adapt to the changing priorities.

What you bring to the team

  • Experience in leading Automation efforts of a SAAS app.
  • Experience in automating tests in areas such as unit, functional, integration, user interface, performance and scalability testing.
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks such as Appium & Selenium. Test automation skills in at least one of Python, Ruby or Perl is a plus.
  • Experience using source code control systems, especially Git.
  • Experience working in an agile software development team using Scrum methodologies and Jira Software.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong analytical thinking, logical reasoning, problem recognition, and problem resolution skills.
  • Be motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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