Software Engineer in Test

New York, NY, United States

Shapeways is a fast-growing, global startup, with the goal of making 3D printing more accessible and affordable. Everything we make is custom, tailored to our customer's wishes. Want to help deliver excellence to our growing community? You'll be the one making sure that every customer order is printed to perfection

We’re looking for a Software Engineer in Test to join our growing engineering team and ensure the quality of our releases and production environment. We are driven technologists who possess a blend of business savvy, product intuition, and coding skills. We run a LAMP stack for our production web properties, and have Java, Python, MySQL, SOLR, and other technologies in our back-office and supply chain tools.

What you know, or will learn with us

  • Defining and deploying agile SDLC
  • Moving from weekly to Continuous Deployment
  • Enabling App Devs to write tests
  • Deploying and running proprietary and open source quality tools
  • Design and operation of e-commerce and community features
  • Design and operation of complex back-office systems (ERP, SCM, MES, SCADA)
  • Production monitoring and alerting
  • Stack: Python, Jenkins, Selenium, JIRA, Ubuntu, PHP, Apache, Mysql 5.5


  • App Quality
    • Ensure quality of Shapeways web properties
    • Collaborate to build the best lean UX possible
  • Spec Quality
    • Identify use cases and test cases
    • Collaborate to develop robust product requirements
  • Continuous Integration
    • Build and support internal development tools
  • Bug Triage and Prioritization
    • Manage bug tracking and reporting system
    • Lead bug triage and prioritization across teams
  • Writing and Maintaining Automated Functional Tests
    • Collaborate with customers and stakeholders
    • Work closely with product and development to release high-quality software
  • Itemization / Esitmation / Execution
    • Provide visibility into scope and delivery
  • Ownership of Quality-Driven Projects
    • Choose when to buy, open source, or architect from the ground up

Minimum qualifications

  • Passion and drive to change the way that things are made
  • Experience coding in Python, Java, PHP, or other OO language
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage time in a startup culture
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration best practices
  • Fluency with JIRA or equivalent issue tracking system

How to apply

We are looking forward to your application!

Please send your resume and motivation letter to:

Be sure to include the job title in the email subject field. We are only accepting applications in English.

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