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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly growing and highly capable engineering team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time. 

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Seattle Base Salary Range: 115,000 - 143,000 USD per year

Your job.

At Indeed we care about your growth as a QA Automation Engineer (QAAE). Our goal is to grow you faster than you can grow anywhere else. We’ve set a high bar for ourselves when it comes to mentorship. We hire QAAEs who are as passionate about mentorship as they are about quality.

You can expect

  • A dedicated mentor

  • A ramp-up period to ensure you get the skills you need to be successful

  • A Quality Assurance Engineering Manager who partners with you in your career growth

  • To be a valued and respected member on a collaborative development team

Want more mentorship?

  • Get access to an amazing community of mentors who will grow both your technical and soft skills. 

  • We will train you to become a better mentor.

Opportunities and challenges to grow your quality engineering skillset at Indeed

  • Find scalable ways to automate functional, usability, compatibility, performance, API, database, security, and accessibility testing

  • Automate across various countries, languages, and applications as well as browsers and devices (mobile, tablets, etc.)

  • Work side by side with world-class QA Automation Engineers, QA Engineers, Software Engineers, Data Scientists, Site Reliability Engineers, Tech Writers, and Product Managers

  • Contribute to our shared automation framework, automation infrastructure and various tools

  • Contribute product suggestions that can directly impact Job Seekers and Employers

About you.

You might ask whether you should apply

  • If the “You are” section below describes you, Please Apply.

You are (Requirements) 

  • A person with a BS in Computer Science or related area, or relevant work experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a QA Automation Engineer, Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Software Developer, or similar Automation role

  • Passionate about mentoring others in person and through code reviews on testability, coding standards, and test automation

  • A person who enjoys designing automation and tools with an eye towards reusability and abstraction

  • Someone who loves to learn and develop new skills

  • A person who takes ownership of their work

  • Someone who is proficient in writing Selenium Webdriver or RESTful API automation with Python or other object-oriented languages

  • A person who has experience with test frameworks like Pytest, TestNG, RSpec, JUnit, Jasmine, Mocha, etc

  • Someone who wants to give everyone on the team a high five when their automation catches a bug

  • A person who actively gains deep product knowledge to help them write better automation

As a bonus, you might also enjoy

  • Turning complex testing and tools into simple and fun automation for others to use

  • Collaborating with development teams on testing requirements and implementation details

  • Technologies like Jenkins, Git, Docker, Unix commands, shell scripts, AWS, RabbitMQ and machine learning

  • A/B testing methodologies

  • Telling a story with data in a compelling way to help others make data-driven decisions

  • Validating ideas by performing experiments and analyzing the results

  • Driving an idea or process improvement to completion

  • Reading and analyzing logs and stack traces to help debug issues

  • Participating in working groups to improve all of Engineering

  • Being surrounded by smart people who help you grow

  • Analyzing the return on investment of your automation efforts and choosing technologies and implementations that are the most beneficial

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs.


  • An open vacation policy to full-time Indeedians across the globe

  • Catered meals, endless snacks, and a bevy of drink options so you have fuel and hydration for your creative fire

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