Bitly is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test SDET III to develop, improve and expand product quality and focus on writing & editing automated test code. This position has high visibility and impact across the organization. By utilizing the same standards as a Software Engineer, which allows for repeatable and reliable testing solutions to test a wide functionality of the product in accordance with AC and technical requirements.

What You’ll Do
  • Evaluate and analyze automation results / maintain scripts to working order
  • Assist in identifying viable test strategies in order to support testing product functionality
  • Develop and apply test design techniques in order to achieve optimal test coverage and ensure functionality meets product needs
  • Understand the Bitly architecture and be able to design comprehensive test plans for new feature development
  • Participate in the internal Quality Assurance department projects, including building new tools, research projects, accessibility projects
  • Contribute to and maintain different types of automated testing suites, including UI automated tests, API automated tests
  • Determine the root cause of problems discovered in development and reported by users
  • Report to stakeholders on current production quality and what has and hasn’t been tested before a feature release
  • Maintain and actively improve our test data service

Who You Are

  • Demonstrated experience in JavaScript/TypeScript and/or Node JS
  • Demonstrated experience in test automation using WebDriver IO, Cypress, or Mocha
  • Good knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, test design approaches and processes
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges
  • Experience in building and maintaining API and/or UI automation suites
  • Experience with Jira, including creating defects/defect reports and stories for test automation
  • Experience in Accessibility testing (manual or automated) and understanding Accessibility Principles in Software Development
  • Experience in CI/CD with tools such as Jenkins or GitHub Actions
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, team player
  • Strong advocate for Quality, User Experience and Accessibility
  • An inquisitive mind and continuous curiosity driven towards problem solving

US Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Stock Options
  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance (all LGBT friendly)
  • 401k with up to 4% employer match
  • One Medical membership: Doctors you can text, call or email 24/7 and receive access to expert insurance guidance
  • Meaningful opportunity for community building through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Access to care for everything from mental health, reproductive health, family planning, pediatrics with Maven.
  • Access to mental health support and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with confidential counseling services through Lyra.
  • Unlimited PTO Policy, including Mental Health days and 2 annual “Recharge” weeks
  • Wellness reimbursement program
  • Partial cell phone and WiFi service reimbursement
  • Voluntary LegalShield for legal services and IDShield for identity theft protection
  • Unlimited vacation, personal time, and flexible work from home policies
  • Full support for remote work, including a $500 home office stipend
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity and parental leave for growing families
  • Budget for professional development opportunities, including courses and conference attendance
  • Company sponsored volunteering opportunities


US applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
*** Must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the following states to be eligible for hire: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey,  North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington ***
If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here. (
The annual cash compensation range for this position is below.  Final compensation will be determined based on experience and skills and may vary from the range listed.
Pay Range
$118,233$165,181 USD
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