Software Engineer in Test III

Passport Labs

Charlotte, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 06/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 128 S. Tryon St #2200, Charlotte, NC, 28202

About Passport Labs

Passport sets cities in motion, helping to create more livable, equitable communities. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Passport is a transportation software company, delivering the operating system that enables cities to manage vehicle interactions with streets and sidewalks. With Passport, city leaders increase convenience, efficiency and compliance today and tomorrow. Trusted by more than 1,000 cities, universities and agencies, including Chicago, Toronto, London, Los Angeles, and Miami, Passport is one of the fastest-growing companies on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists, and was named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020. Passport is backed by Rho Capital Partners, H.I.G. Growth Partners, ThornTree Capital Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Grotech Ventures, MK Capital, and Relevance Capital.

Job Description

About the role:


Our Quality Assurance team is an integral part of our software development process. We need someone with expertise and a passion for continuous improvement, who can help us take our quality assurance to the next level. As a Software Engineer in Test III, you are a software developer with the primary responsibility of building frameworks and tools that will test our products and platforms. You will work alongside agile software development teams in an effort to understand our software internals, debug issues, automate repetitive tasks, and implement new tools, test suites and frameworks nee:ded to streamline our quality processes You will also work closely with the QA Lead to constantly iterate over and improve our organizations overall quality assurance strategies. 




  • Own developing internal tools such as automation frameworks while continuing to extend and enhance existing toolsets.
  • Be an owner, and advocate for our products quality.
  • Leads the discovery and execution of our testing scope.
  • Develop and execute test scripts including automated solutions
  • Pair with developers, support engineers, and the senior level engineering team to design scalable testing strategies
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior SEIT’s.  
  • Influence the larger, cross portfolio, test strategy in partnership with the QA Leads.
  • Suggest and implement relevant testing technologies within Passport's existing technical environment to drive overall improvement, functionality, and efficiency of our environment
  • Develops solutions that can test on top of a variety of platforms and technologies - Mobile Applications, Web Applications, Front End, Backend, Manual, Automation, and Systems - with a focus on product quality
  • Leads 2-5 projects / functional areas
  • Ability to collaborate with team and devise a Test plan
  • Build test plans for their respective team / project
  • When needed, has the ability to develop manual test cases and trace back to requirements / user stories
  • Identifies automated test regression suite scope and continuously ties in new functionality. 
  • Collect test execution results and develop KPIs
  • Builds / creates test data and user accounts



  • 5+ years of software development experience 
  • 2+ years of testing experience
  • Experience developing high quality test strategies and test automation
  • Experience working on an agile team and familiar with agile methodologies required
  • Experience using programming languages like Javascript, Python 
  • Experience testing on iOS and Android mobile devices preferred
  • Experience with unit testing and integration testing preferred
  • Prior experience building out new automation environments is  preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field required, the company is willing to accept experience or a combination of education and experience in lieu of a degree


About You

You have a propensity towards continuous improvement and you strive to automate everything.  There is always a better way to do things, and you love working with others to find those solutions through automation.  You love the details and take great pride in ensuring you are operating as efficiently as possible.  You regularly apply analytical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills - even in a fast-paced environment.  You know how to document and test, and you follow through on those activities. You can multitask between multiple complex projects like a rockstar.   You measure everything.  You are inquisitive. You listen, collaborate, take note of alternate viewpoints, and implement the best solutions. You can communicate with the best by being clear, concise, and listening.

You read the books, you’ve followed the blogs, and as someone committed to continual improvement, you’re excited to improve our overall testing strategy.. 

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