Pindrop is hiring a

Software Development Engineer in Test

Oregon City, United States

The Job

Our engineering team solves tough problems and invents new ways to battle fraud using big data and audio science in the cloud. Software Development Engineers in Test at Pindrop are developers with a passion for quality. As an SDET, your role will be in development with a focus on testability, test tooling and test infrastructure management. You will be reviewing designs and looking closely at code quality and risk. You will be responsible for refactoring code to make it more testable and writing unit testing frameworks and automation. As a partner in the codebase, you will be more concerned with increasing quality and test coverage.
Technologies We Use
  • Python, Ruby, C++, Linux

What You'll Do

  • Partner in ownership of source code and act as a consultant recommending better program structure and coding style
  • Review and refactor existing test code
  • Analyze requirements to determine the testing strategy of different applications and products through automation
  • Create tooling around the entire testing work flow, all the way from test case management, test data creation, automatic bug captures, test progress measurement etc etc. 
  • Participate in product and feature design with developers, usability specialists, user interface designers, and product managers
  • Participate and contribute to product code reviews
  • Educate team members on current and evolving practices, patterns and process to improve product quality
Who You Are
  • At least 2+ years of experience with development on the tooling/test architecture side
  • Solid programming skills, preferably with Python or Ruby
  • Experience with API test development
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux, including experience troubleshooting Linux-based applications
  • Capable with SQL and relational databases
  • Experience in continuous integration (Jenkins / Hudson / BuildBot)
  • Experience with Agile development methodology (e.g. Scrum)
  • Ability to work in a fun, creative, and fast-paced environment
  • A true technologist and hacker at heart
  • Passionate about working with new technologies and sharing new discoveries


Perks at Pindrop

We hire good people, and take care of them. Whether it’s your favorite coconut water in the fridge or an office-wide chili cook off, Pindrop believes in fostering an environment where employees don’t just come to work hard, but play hard. We host regular game nights, team challenges, and offsite events (not to mention the endless snacks and catered meals) to keep everyone involved in our company culture. None of these strike you? We appreciate new ideas any and everywhere. Let us know what interests you and we can incorporate it into our Tea Time twice a month. Grab a beer and discover something new.

Keep learning. Pindrop offers regular Lunch & Learns and Tech Talks that promote an environment for people to grow outside of their job title. Want to learn to code with minimal experience? Come to our Intro to Python Tech Talk. Interested in March Madness? See how data science can help you beat the bracket at our Data Science in the Real World Lunch & Learn. In addition to these events, we promote a continued education budget for each of our employees to grow and improve in tandem with the company.

Our employees are creative, excited, and above all a team. Pindrop is one of the fastest growing security startups in the country, but we make sure to hire only the best of the best. Better yet, every employee is passionate about the company and our mission. (Can you blame us?) When you put that passion in a collaborative setting it unites everyone as a team.

Fighting criminals is in the job description. No matter which facet of Pindrop you want to work for, we are all working towards the same goal-- making sure the bad guys don’t win.


Our Bio

Founded in 2011  |  Raised $122 million

Venture backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Google Capital, IVP, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, & GV

Pindrop is the pioneer in voice fraud prevention and authentication. We provide enterprise solutions to reduce fraud losses and authentication expense for some of the largest call centers in the world. Pindrop’s patented Phoneprinting™ technology can identify, locate and authenticate phone devices uniquely just from the call audio thereby detecting fraudulent calls as well as verifying legitimate callers. We have been selected by the world’s largest banks, insurers, brokerages and retailers, detecting over 80% of fraud even for attackers never seen before. Pindrop’s solutions are allowing customers to reduce call time and improve their customers’ experience even while reducing fraud losses.


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Pindrop is 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.

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