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Very Good Security

Very Good Security

Operations
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2023

Very Good Security (“VGS”) makes it easy for customers to collect, protect and share sensitive financial data in a way that accelerates revenue, eliminates risk, ensures compliance, and drives profitability. We are on a mission to protect the world’s payment information and are seeking global talent to support our portfolio of payment security solutions including VGS Vault, PCI Compliance as a Service (PCIaaS), Payment Optimization. and Card Issuance Products.


VGS delivers a modern solution to collect, protect, and exchange sensitive data that spans from data privacy to payment acceptance and card issuance; providing businesses with tokenization, PCI compliance, data security, processor optionality, and the ability to operate on that data without compromising their security posture. VGS delivers a modern payments security solution that gives businesses ownership and control over critically valuable customer data, granting them maximum portability, operationally and value extraction to seamlessly drive expansion, and quickly build new financial products.

Very Good Security (“VGS”) makes it easy for customers to collect, protect and share sensitive financial data in a way that accelerates revenue, eliminates risk, ensures compliance, and drives profitability. We are on a mission to protect the world’s payment information and are seeking global talent to support our portfolio of payment security solutions including VGS Vault, PCI Compliance as a Service (PCIaaS), Payment Optimization and Card Issuance Products.

VGS delivers a modern solution to collect, protect, and exchange sensitive data that spans from data privacy to payment acceptance and card issuance; providing businesses with tokenization, PCI compliance, data security, processor optionality, and the ability to operate on that data without compromising their security posture. VGS delivers a modern payments security solution that gives businesses ownership and control over critically valuable customer data, granting them maximum portability, operationally and value extraction to seamlessly drive expansion, and quickly build new financial products.

We are looking for an empathetic, detail-oriented Staff SDET who is responsible for championing test automation practice. This position will directly report to the Director of Engineering, Engineering Enablement.

We’re seeking individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving, enthusiasm for new technologies, and desire to contribute to our product. You will likely be successful in this role if you identify with the following traits: attention to detail, problem solver, customer oriented, versatile, resilient and confident. If all of this sounds interesting to you, we’d love to hear from you.

What will you be doing at VGS

  • Staff Software Development Engineer in Test position is a hands-on technical lead role that will mentor and collaborate with a small group of SDETs and own the overall test automation practice.
  • Define, implement and own test automation strategy including roadmaps, tooling, framework, and processes.
  • Lead tool analysis, create proof of concept models, socialize and acquire buy-in to support the tools selection process.
  • Foster a culture of test automation and collaborate with embedded SDET’s across teams and ensure consistency of test tooling, framework and processes.
  • Drive shift-left in SDLC and actively work with development and devops teams for integrating test automation as an integral part of the CI/CD delivery pipeline.
  • Lead tooling, framework, process improvement efforts related to Quality.
  • Engage in all phases of the software lifecycle - design, implement, test, deploy, and support services in production.
  • Be proactive and innovative- we rely on your feedback to build a world-class product.
  • Be a part of a team that believes in the core values of transparency, integrity, trust, and joy; in going above and beyond what is required in order to do the right thing for our customers and the company; and in having fun while doing all this!

What we are looking for from you (Requirements)

  • 8+ years hands-on experience in test automation practices with various tools and frameworks for a Cloud SaaS environment.
  • Extensive experience in backend performance testing of high volume applications that handles millions of requests using Jmeter, Locust, K6 or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in backend functional testing using framework and tools such as RestAssured, JUnit, PyTest or equivalent.
  • Experience in UI functional testing using Selenium, Cypress, or equivalent.
  • Developed BDD/TDD tests using Cucumber.
  • Strong OOP experience in languages like Java, Python, JavaScript and deep understanding of design patterns.
  • Prior Agile development experience, preferably in a CI/CD environment using CircleCI, Jenkins, Github, or Gitlab.
  • Solid understanding of cloud-native architecture, microservices, CI/CD (CircleCI, GitHub Actions, Argo), GitOps, APIs and API Gateway, Docker, Kubernetes (EKS), Kafka (MSK), Java, Spring Framework, Python, and AWS services.
  • Knowledge of white box testing tools such as SonarQube.
  • Knowledge of observability solutions using Grafana, Honeycomb and Open Telemetry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and explain complex technical issues to a non- technical audience.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic with an inherent curiosity to break code and stress test it!
  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent.

What’s unique about VGS

  • We’re a quickly scaling company with a startup mindset.
  • We love to empower our people to take ownership! You’ll find you are given the freedom and will own the responsibility to be successful here.
  • We’re creating a remote-first philosophy. You’ll have a strong impact on a new cultural shift within the company.

What you get from us

  • Flexible work hours and flexible PTO
  • Competitive health benefits
  • VGS stock options
  • 401k plan, with employer matching 4% and immediate vesting of employer match (available only for US employees)
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts, dependent and healthcare FSA (available only for US employees)
  • Global parental leave program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Home Internet reimbursement
  • New hire home office set up allowance
  • Professional learning reimbursement

The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $150,000 - $200,000 per year. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions.

At Very Good Security, we have a remote first philosophy. We are actively hiring for fully remote positions, so you can work from the comfort of your own workspace!

At Very Good Security we value great talent. Striving to provide the best experience for our candidates VGS appreciates your candidacy. We consider applicants without regards to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes under all local, state, and federal laws and ordinances (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled). Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.