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Senior Automation Engineer


San Mateo

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About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 350,000+ organizations to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.

SurveyMonkey is a place where the curious come to grow. By embedding inclusion into our processes, policies, and culture, we are building a workplace for our 1,000+ employees across North America, Europe, and APAC where people of every background can thrive. We’ve won multiple awards and received recognition for our forward-looking policies, including extended parental and bereavement leave, vendor benefits standards, and Take 4 sabbaticals. SurveyMonkey was recognized by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE as a top workplace in 2018 and 2019, and the company has also won numerous awards as a leader in global survey software, including being named among CNBC’s Disruptor 50 and the Forbes Cloud 100. 

Over the past two years we’ve become a public company and expanded our platform with enterprise-grade features in privacy, security and compliance, putting SurveyMonkey on the path to rapidly expand our presence within the Fortune 500. We have ambitious goals to grow our international footprint as well, and every member of our troop plays a critical role in driving this growth and transformation. It’s an incredible time to join the company and be a part of our next chapter!

Test Engineering

Does __surveymonkey__ speak to you? Then you’re probably just who we need to help us build interesting, scalable solutions (and create maintainable systems that stand the test of time). See your code go live right away — and have an impact today, tomorrow, and for years to come. More importantly, we’re a friendly bunch looking for a teammate, to learn and grow with. If you're looking to own an integral part of our system, let's chat!

The Role

As part of our Quality - CoE team in this hands-on role, you will help develop and maintain frameworks to test multi-tier applications in a rapid development environment. You will also explore new technologies and trends in QA practices and develop new testing frameworks and tools. Then, present these new awesome ideas to all stakeholders. Additionally, you will mentor and help embed SDETs with training on tools and technologies that empower and scale the abilities of the Engineering teams!


  • Build scalable automation frameworks for SurveyMonkey’s web applications and services
  • Author tools to improve productivity of embed quality teams
  • Explore new technologies and perform POC to determine best fit
  • Advance our efforts with continuous integration & automated regression testing
  • Admin and maintain QA testing infrastructure on both Mac and Ubuntu-based testing servers


  • 8+ years of hands-on software automation testing and building tools
  • 3+ years of working experience in Javascript
  • Experience leading web application testing from design to release
  • Good understanding of the technologies at the core of our SDET tools: Python, CI/CD such as CircleCI or Jenkins, Selenium or TestCafe or Cypress
  • Knowledge of building test frameworks in a high availability CI / CD environment
  • Working knowledge of MySQL, Linux, Docker
  • Experience working in fast paced agile environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Bonus Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Ansible, TeamCity
  • Experience with BrowserStack; GraphQL, React, NodeJS
  • Experience writing Splunk queries and tools like New Relic

Equal Opportunity Statement

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays and parental leave, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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