Google Test Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

At Google, our philosophy is build it, break it and then rebuild it better. That thinking is at the core of how we approach testing at Google. Unlike roles with similar names at the other companies, Test Engineers at Google aren't manual testers -- you write scripts to automate testing and create tools so developers can test their own code. As a Test Engineer, you navigate Google's massive codebase, identify weak spots and constantly design better and creative ways to break software and identify potential problems. You'll have a huge impact on the quality of Google's growing suite of products and services.

You use your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

Responsibilities
  • Develop test strategies.
  • Automate tests using test frameworks.
  • Write moderately complex code/scripts to test systems.
  • Monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an eye for product quality.
  • Create test harnesses and infrastructure as necessary.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience developing test automation in C++, Java or Python.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science.
  • 3 years of industry experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Unix/Linux environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases and debugging.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Google products and the broader technology industry.

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