Software Developer in Test (Co-op - September 2019)

Co-op Positions

Who we are and what we do

Founded in 2011, Mappedin powers search and discovery indoors, enabling consumers to find what they're looking for with speed and ease. Our software platform provides industry leading tools to manage dynamic indoor spatial data and offer wayfinding experiences for customer-facing applications, including a recent collaboration with Apple Maps.

Mappedin works with the ten largest malls in Canada, the largest REITs in the US, and in stores, hospitals, campuses, and airports around the world.

Who you are and what you'll do

You love to break things and will find ways to make our products more robust. We expect you to be passionate about quality and have high standards for what gets delivered to our customers. You are a fast learner and have the ability to add and append to existing automation frameworks and build automated tests as required. You have experience in automated integration testing and have a keen eye for finding bugs and accurately resolving their solution.

As part of the Platform Development team and reporting to the Software Development Manager, you will build and maintain automated test solutions, scripts, and patterns:

  • Improve the value of the product by discovering the bugs and flaws in the early stages of design and development
  • Develop test procedures and implement them by using well-defined testing methods
  • Log defects and work closely with developers to investigate, solve problems, and provide solutions

You are highly interested in learning about or already have experience in:

  • Javascript, node.js, express, mongo.db, postgres
  • Applying automation to web application testing
  • API, performance, and third-party service testing
  • Backend infrastructure

What are some challenges?

We value testing as an essential part of our work and recognize the need for more testing representation on our teams. We are expecting rapid growth for our company within the next few months and now more than ever, we need to ensure that our product quality stays high. At Mappedin, we practice continuous deployment, where your work will be critical to the success of this strategy.

Behind the scenes

We use a variety of technology and tools that currently include JavaScript, React, Three.js, Webpack, WebGL, Node.js, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, and Kibana.

There’s a lot of trust here at Mappedin. We offer a flexible working environment, have a generous vacation policy, and we all work together to help you produce your best work. We stay curious, challenge opinions, take risks, and learn from mistakes. We’re competitive and we like to win together.

Lastly, if you’re allergic to cats, don’t worry! Our office cat, Hobbes stays in his own room and won’t bother you unless you decide to work in there with him.