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Senior Automation Engineer I



Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow.

As a Senior Automation Engineer, you’ll work to:

Help improve the quality of our products. Along with the rest of the QA org contribute in defining and implementing QA Mentality for the Organization. You’ll be a Senior QA Automation engineer that works closely with multiple teams in helping them define test plans, strategies, assist in triaging bugs and identifying patterns that might be causing those issues and create automated tests to help catch and prevent those issues. You will be able to make a difference in the quality of the product the teams are releasing.

The Team You'll Work With

The QA Organization consists of 15 QAs that work closely with our Product teams, Engineer, support, and other cross functional teams to make sure we are testing our product before our clients get to use them. This is a highly visible and critical role to help define and implement QA processes within different teams and help with manual and automation testing to test our products thoroughly and deliver with high quality.

About You

  • Strong ability and expertise in creating automated tests in python and selenium
  • Ability to understand the technical needs for the teams and help them implement QA processes and implement QA mindset
  • Acting as an owner and solving problems that are being ignored
  • Ability to independently identify patterns and issues that are causing friction and bugs
  • Help junior level team members to help them grow and learn
  • Implementing existing QA processes and help iterate and improve on those processes
  • Monitoring and tracking number of issues for the team(s) you’ll be involved with
  • Defining testing scope and automation strategy for the team
  • Relevant work experience required - 5 years
  • Education or equivalent experience required

At Carta, you’re not just an employee. You’re a builder who is creating infrastructure that accelerates innovation and empowers more ownership. Cartans are helpful, relentless, unconventional and kind; representing Carta’s Identity Traits. They work collaboratively and cross functionally to challenge the status quo; working towards a common goal of creating more owners in the private markets.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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