Release Engineer

Reports to: Director, Site Reliability Engineering & Information Security

Works with: Software Development, UX Design, Marketing, Sales, Support, Documentation, Business Operations and Finance

Level: Intermediate to Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON or Rest of Canada (Hybrid or remote work)

A Release Engineering member at Klipfolio has a passion for ensuring our customers are getting the best possible experience and isn’t afraid of rocking the boat when they see something that needs attention. The successful candidate will have deep understanding of automated regression testing and exploratory testing, but will want to go further and be proactive in suggesting approaches when designing features, developing best practices and thinking about problems from a different perspective. In addition, the successful candidate will have an interest in exploring their technical chops while working closely with our SRE’s in sharing maintenance and development of our CICD infrastructure.

Key responsibilities:

  • Exploratory testing of the product across multiple development teams
  • Responsible for ensuring best practices are being followed for regression testing and unit testing
  • Assisting Klipfolio SRE’s in maintaining and improving our CICD infrastructure, including potential to help design and development of production infrastructure
  • Working with all stakeholders in developing verification plans for our features
  • Review documentation
  • Verify fixes in production
  • Investigate customer issues in conjunction with support
  • Breaking our software in ways we don’t expect

Required Skills:

  • Deep understanding of Software testing methodologies, including TDD and BDD
  • Understanding of fundamental devops concepts including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Understanding of Javascript, especially in test frameworks
  • Understanding of a scripting language such as Python
  • Understanding of basic Unix/Linux administration skills
  • Understanding of good UI practices
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a QA role doing both manual and automated testing

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of Infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform
  • Familiarity with build engines such as Jenkins, Github Actions or others
  • Understanding of SQL database concepts and some familiarity with database administration
  • Understanding of NoSQL database concepts and some familiarity with database administration
  • Understanding of Application Logging and Telemetry, familiarity with Prometheus, Grafana, and ELK an asset
  • Understanding of cloud computing concepts, especially around AWS

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Klipfolio is a fast growing early stage SaaS company with a proven product and an ambitious vision. Since our Series B funding of $12M in Jan 2017, we now have 10,000+ clients, spanning over 80 countries.

Imagine a world where every team has real-time access to the metrics they need to continually improve and optimize their business each and every day.

Imagine no more because at Klipfolio we have developed a real-time cloud based dashboard solution for teams who want to continuously monitor the health of their business.

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Great Health Benefits
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Employee Stock Option Plan
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Competitive Salaries
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3 Weeks Vacation
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Flexible Work Hours
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$600/Year Fitness Benefit
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Free Snacks and Drinks
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Pet Friendly
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Active Social Committee
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Parental Leave
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Christmas - New Years Shut-down
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On-site Bike Clinic