Software Engineer In Test

At AnchorFree, our mission is to provide secure access to the world's information for every person on the planet. Founded in 2005 by David Gorodyansky and Eugene Malobrodsky, AnchorFree has grown into a service with millions of users in nearly 200 countries. Our flagship product, Hotspot Shield, is Top 100 in the App Store and enables freedom to access all of the Internet's information from anywhere in the world (without restrictions). AnchorFree has recently closed a $295 million investment led by WndrCo and Accel Partners, with further development plans for Hotspot Shield and other products in our suite.

We are looking for a Software Engineer in Test in our Redwood City office, who has an experience in developing and maintaining automated test systems, is well versed in computer networking and VPN technologies, who has a good understanding of testing processes and software quality assurance in general. The candidate will create robust comprehensive test plans to verify functionality of the full stack. We are looking for well-rounded with solid analytic skills, an enthusiasm for taking ownership, a strong commitment to quality. They will be part of engineering analyzing business requirements, develop and execute tests. As a result, they will have exposure to a broader set of problems, understand business requirements, which enables fast career growth.

Join one of the best development teams in the field of security!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of the test framework development including design, coding, testing, and debugging.
  • Maintain a continuous performance evaluation of our server infrastructure including the monitoring infrastructure itself.
  • Communicate effectively with peers to highlight and clarify design requirements

Job Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in python/shell scripting in linux.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks like pytest.
  • Strong analytical, logical, problem recognition and solving skills.
  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting and performance-tuning skills
  • Knowledge of IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, VPN, Proxy.
  • Experience with testing micro-services and container technologies.
  • Ability to write and run automated tests in a CI/CD environments using GIT and Jenkins.
  • Adept in designing and writing high-quality code and maintain good documentation for processes, tools, frameworks and the software.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.
  • Exposure to load and performance testing is a plus.
  • Experience testing large scale distributed systems is a plus
  • Development skills in GO is a plus.

Who are we looking for?
A person close to us in spirit. Each member of our staff is unique in their knowledge, so choose the best in their field. We appreciate the irresistible desire to grow and learn new technologies, because it is very important to understand that you give people the freedom and security in the network.

AnchorFree Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent employee stock option plan
  • Relocation assistance available
  • $125 per month electric car incentives
  • Free food and drinks
  • Foosball, Gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
  • FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Free Shuttle from San Francisco,CA
  • Dog friendly office

About the Product
AnchorFree are the creators of a powerful technology platform that has been transformational for millions of people around the world, enabling connectivity, privacy, and freedom. The crown jewel of our family of products, Hotspot Shield is available for users on iOS, Android, PC and Mac. 200,000 new users download Hotspot Shield every day, making it one of the top 100 most popular iOS apps in App Store and the #1 top grossing app in the Productivity category. Powered by a proprietary VPN technology, Hotspot Shield is the world’s most popular Wi-Fi security application. Hotspot Shield is the #1 enabler for users to get Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube in places where access to these apps or sites is restricted or censored. AnchorFree is also powering partners with its proprietary VPN technology available as an SDK, enabling app developers to integrate security, privacy and Internet freedom into their apps.

About the Culture
AnchorFree lives, sleeps, and breathes their core mission of enabling secure access to the world’s information for every person on the planet. AnchorFree is one of the few companies that is actually changing the world by providing users with basic human rights (Internet Freedom and Privacy), while driving solid year over year growth and shareholder value.

Learn more about us here:
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