Developer Experience Engineer

  • 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cypress.io is a venture-backed SaaS company based in Atlanta that has created the next generation of test automation tools for developers working on the modern web. Already experiencing double-digit monthly growth, the company was founded in 2015 and has raised $14.9M in capital to date, including a $9.3M Series A financing in June 2019, led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), with influential board members and advisors from companies including Github and Salesforce.

With rapid, organic adoption by developers worldwide, Cypress.io has grown its community to more than 40,000 developers, across 6,000 organizations, from 90+ countries, and has created a thriving global community of developers in a market that is projected to grow to $56 billion by 2022.

Since monetization began in October 2018, more than 475 customers, across 34 countries and spanning 45 industries have subscribed to our Dashboard service and recorded over 500 million tests. Marquee customers include Asurion, Autodesk, BetterCloud, Betterment, CAA, ClassDojo, Crunchbase, DataRobot, Disney, DHL, Fullstory, GitHub, GoDaddy, HashiCorp, Lego, Mesosphere, NBA Digital, Nielsen, Pandora, SaltStack, SendGrid, Shopify, Slack, Snyk, OpenTable, WIX, ZocDoc, Zylo and 99Designs.

Job Description

Do you get excited about developer tools? Do you have a keen eye for software quality/testing practices and methods? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with fellow developers? Are you eager to solve the challenges that developers like yourself face?

If yes, then join the new Developer Experience (DX) Team at Cypress to empower developers to build and ship higher quality software faster than ever before.

The DX Team, is an engineering team focused on ensuring developers can be productive and effective with Cypress via development and dissemination of testing knowledge, methodologies, and solutions.

The DX Engineer is a high-impact role with the responsibility of providing thought-leadership to other developers within the industry through highly prescriptive and practical solutions. We have to elevate the status quo of testing workflows and knowledge to enable developers to be productive while adhering to appropriate and scalable practices.

The DX Engineer is a cross-functional role requiring you to collaborate with product design, other engineering teams, and customer-success to ensure that users have a smooth, high-fidelity, and productive end-to-end experience with Cypress.

The DX Engineer is a highly visible role that puts you right in front of the Cypress community via conferences, workshops, and other speaking engagements. This responsibility requires you to be a technical expert and communicator with a strong ability to clearly articulate specific problems and solutions to support the diverse use cases of Cypress.

This role is a remote-friendly.

Qualifications

Responsibilities 

  • Develop demonstration apps, specialized plugins/libraries, integrations with other frameworks/services, and testing-related methodologies.

  • Research, engineer, and experiment with new ways to improve developer workflows and practices. 

  • Validate and experiment with early/pre-release feature developments to help ensure a robust and consistent developer experience.

  • Author and engage with the community via documentation, curated presentations, demonstrations, and learning guides to make it incredibly easy for developers to adopt Cypress.

  • Foster relationships with the open source community and establish partnerships that improve the experience and workflow of Cypress users across common frameworks and libraries.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience using client and server-side JavaScript and frameworks such as Angular, React, or Vue.

  • Aware of cutting edge technology and tooling.

  • Exceptional written, visual, and oral communication skills to engage a variety of audiences, including developers, QA professionals, and senior decision makers.

  • Highly motivated and a strong desire to make an impact. Capable of being productive when working either collaboratively or independently.

  • Open-minded, accepting of different perspectives and willingness to measure and experiment.

Additional Information

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental and vision coverage

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Remote-friendly

  • Generous paid time off and sick leave

  • Flexible work hours

  • Work with the latest technologies

  • Contribute to open source

  • Semiannual travel to work and play with our Atlanta-based team

  • Healthy office drinks and snacks

  • Modern laptop and equipment provided

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.