Software Development Engineer in Test - Server & Infrastructure

Department: AdColony

Location(s): Seattle

SDET – Server and Infrastructure

Seattle, WA

The Role

AdColony (a division of Opera Mediaworks) the world’s premium mobile video ad network and an innovation leader in HD mobile video advertising, is looking for a talented Test Engineer to join our team! We are looking for SDETs to design and build bigger, better, and more brutal tests and tools to validate the correctness, performance, and reliability of the back end systems that support our business. You will work on challenging problems and blaze a trail in your quest to ensure our products are the fastest and reliably scale while also taking our test and release infrastructure to the next level.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design test strategies for high scale Scala and Node systems that leverage the full AWS stack
  • Creating elegant and powerful tools and automated test cases, leveraging and extending our home-built test framework to maximize code reuse and collaboration.
  • Discover and solve performance bottlenecks, develop reliability measures and methods, share insights and experience with the team through pairing and mentoring
  • Share best coding practices to create high performance scalable software.
  • Have your insights listened to and respected in product architecture decisions

Who you are

  • You are relentlessly data driven, can take a messy signal and create actionable insights
  • Experience with performance, scalability, and reliability testing methodologies for high scale/high availability services.
  • Strong skills in Java, C#, Python programming and design patterns
  • At least 2 years' experience developing or testing SOA applications or REST web services
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • You delight in well-crafted software

You’ve got this nailed if you have…

  • Experience developing and standing up automated performance and load testing infrastructure (JMeter, JConsole, Gattling, Chaos Monkey, AWS)
  • Strong knowledge of common datastores (SQL Server, MySQL, Hadoop)
  • Strong understanding and experience in applying a breadth of test methods (regression, functional, unit, integration, code coverage, performance, etc.).

About Us

AdColony is a mobile video advertising company whose proprietary Instant-Play™ technology serves razor sharp, full-screen video ads instantly in HD across its network of iOS and Android apps, eliminating the biggest pain points in mobile video advertising: long load times and grainy, choppy video. As a leading mobile video advertising and monetization platform, AdColony works with both Fortune 500 brands and more than half of the top grossing publishers in the App Store. The company’s reach, targeting and optimization tools and services provide advertisers with a superior way to engage mobile audiences at scale. AdColony’s app developer tools and services provide publishing partners with ways to maximize monetization while gaining insight needed to continuously optimize content and advertising offerings. AdColony is a division of Opera Mediaworks and has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York and London. AdColony was listed in the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list. To learn more about AdColony, visit

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