FiveStars is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer in Test

San Francisco, United States

FiveStars is the rewards program for small businesses that’s proven to bring customers back more often. Through unique rewards and personalized service, FiveStars helps everybody be a VIP. Founded in 2011 and based in San Francisco, our mission is to help businesses and communities thrive by turning every transaction into a relationship. In 2015, FiveStars drove 35 million in-store visits across over 10,000 local businesses in the U.S. and Canada. Over 10 million consumers use FiveStars to have exceptional experiences with local businesses. To-date FiveStars has raised $105 million from top-tier investors including HarbourVest, Menlo Ventures, Lightspeed, DCM, and Y-Combinator.

FiveStars is seeking a Senior Software Engineer in Test to come in and make a huge impact on our growing QA team. As part of the larger Engineering organization, you will help balance the demands of rapid product development with stability and a bug free customer experience. In this role, you will have the opportunity to build out testing frameworks for the our wide range of products, and apply cutting edge testing technology to ensure our success. Come help us build the future of customer engagement for small businesses!


  • Building test harness/infrastructure from the ground up in collaboration with various teams under minimal supervision
  • Work in a multi-disciplined scrum team to plan, design, and implement test infrastructure / new feature testing / automation
  • Evaluate application designs in regards to technical feasibility and approximate test development time
  • Maintain a high level of quality in our desktop, web and mobile applications through sound development practices, including code reviews, monitoring systems, and architecture reviews


  • B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science or a related field (math, physics, engineering) and strong CS fundamentals
  • 4+ years of experience shipping software in Development, Test, or related capacity
  • 4+ years of experience, including automation, building test harness/infrastructure from the ground up
  • 4+ years of experience with object oriented coding and development, in languages like Java, Python, Objective-C, or Swift
  • Experience building a framework for RESTful API testing
  • Strong hands-on experience with automated test frameworks, such as Selenium, Appium, Espresso, XCTest, or equivalents
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and the ability to work cross functionally and collaborate with teams
  • Strong team player - we work in small product teams that work very closely together and are constantly collaborating in order to move as fast as possible
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment, open source tools and utilizing virtual machines as a part of testing/automation
  • Have shipped a desktop or a mobile application using a traditional or cross-platform toolkit (i.e., Win32 APIs, Cocoa, Carbon, Qt, wxWidgets)


  • Experience with automating Clover and Square Point-of-Sale systems / applications
  • Experience automating or building Android and/or iOS applications
  • Experience working with continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Travis, or equivalent tools
  • Experience with any automated app update system