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Software Development Engineer in Test - Ohio at Paxata
Columbus, OH, US
About Paxata
Paxata is a pioneer in empowering business consumers to intelligently transform raw data into ready information, instantly with an enterprise-grade, self-service, scalable, intelligent platform. Our Adaptive Information Platform weaves data into an information fabric from any source, any cloud, or any enterprise to create trusted information. Built on Apache SparkTM and optimized to run in Apache HadoopTM, Paxata leverages elastic cloud architecture and distributed computing to deliver a business consumer experience. With Paxata, business consumers use clicks, not code to achieve results in minutes, not months. Companies around the globe rely on Paxata to get smart about information at the speed of thought. Be an Information Inspired Business.
Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, Ohio, and Singapore. Visit or engage with us on TwitterLinkedInFacebook, or YouTube.

What you would be doing:

    • Work closely with Product Management, Customer Success and Development and be a proxy for the end-user in understanding system requirements.
    • Define, develop, execute and maintain a repository of automated and/or manual testing test plans, cases and scripts.
    • Build the necessary automated tools to address the testing needs including innovating on test solutions in the big data processing space.
    • Focus not only on functionality, but on performance, data security, and data validation.
    • Report test status, defects and other quality-related metrics to stakeholders.
    • Work closely with your peers across disciplines, influencing the entire engineering team to adopt best practices both in engineering and in agile process.
    • Build and contribute to test infrastructure and tools at an early stage.
    • Grow your career in a rapidly growing and successful company.


    • 2-5 or more years of developing automated tests and test frameworks for frontend and backend systems using Java, C++, .NET or an equivalent object-oriented language.
    •  Strong analytical and problem solving skills to drive root cause analysis and proactively target potential risk areas.
    •  Proven ability to translate functional requirements and use-cases into working test plans and test cases. 
    • Experience with Selenium (or equivalent) for frontend automation is a plus Experience with AngularJS, D3, WebSockets, MongoDB, and HBase are a plus.
    •  Excellent communication skills -- no one works in a vacuum here.
    •  Strong interest in building a company to last.
    •  CS degree or equivalent.
    • Permanent work authorization in the US is a necessary precondition for employment at Paxata.


    • Full Medical/Dental/Vision
    • Competitive salary + equity
    • Flexible PTO- we want the best people but not the best people 24/7. Do great work and enjoy your life enough to come back and do great work.
    • Regular town halls and catered lunches.
    • Full stocked kitchen with all the snacks, soda and Philz coffee your heart desires.
    • Comfortable and fun work environment with ping pong, nerf gun battles and bean bag chairs to kick back in.

Why join the Paxata team?

    • Paxata is the world leader in data preparation. Our product is used by companies like PwC, Del Monte, New Relic and more!
    • We're backed by global corporate investors including: Accel Partners, Intel Capital, Microsoft Ventures, Cisco Investments, Deutsche Telekom, AirTree Ventures and more!
    • We've been voted among the best companies to work for in the Bay Area four years in a row (SF Business Times)
    • There are a lot of cool people here. We embrace innovation, open-source, teamwork and pizza :)


    • Paxata is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.