Test Automation Engineer

Alation was founded in 2012 when a PhD engineer from Google, a designer from Apple, and an executive from Oracle teamed up to help people to connect with the data they need. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds. From Stanford and Cal, big companies and one-man startups, the United States and abroad, we all came together to work toward a shared vision of a world where informed decision-making is the norm -- we are incredibly driven to make data more accessible in every industry.
We’re based in sunny Redwood City, CA and funded by top investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, and Costanoa Venture Capital. Our customers include some of the world’s largest organizations, with thousands of employees and petabytes of data.


  • Develop test strategies, write test plans and drive test coverage based on product specifications and requirements.
  • Design, build, deploy, and maintain scalable automated test environments spanning AWS and intranet. 
  • Design, build, and deploy on-demand test environments for diagnostics.
  • Collaborate with Developers and DevOps to design the test strategy, environment, and plans to optimizing the overall cost, coverage, and build time.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field is required.
  • 3+ years experience in building reliable test framework development is required.
  • Knowledge of object oriented programming and design is required.
  • Ability to code in Python, Javascript, or Java is required.
  • Practical experience with Selenium driver is required.
  • Possess basic project management skills.
  • Basic scripting skills in Bash is preferred.
  • Practical experience with open source test frameworks is preferred.
  • If you resonate with our mission and want to contribute to strong relationships with our smart and talented customers, please apply!
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