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Software Engineer, Frontend Automation

About Motion

Motion revolutionizes team productivity by harnessing AI to seamlessly integrate calendars and project management, empowering teams to prioritize tasks, optimize capacity, and flawlessly execute their roadmap. By dynamically updating and reorganizing the team’s work, Motion helps professionals make time for their highest priority tasks, reduces the stress of meeting overload, and ensures deadlines are met. We are growing extremely quickly, have millions of dollars in annual recurring revenue, and are trusted by 50,000+ paying users from world-class companies. Motion has raised funding from top venture investors and was part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2020 class.

Salary Range

$100k-$150k base salary

*This is a contract role with the opportunity to go full-time

The Role

We're looking for a team member who has significant professional experience as a frontend software engineer in a TypeScript and React codebase, has worked to implement tests in Playwright or a similar e2e automation framework, is renowned for their attention to detail, and exhibits an ownership mindset. As the first automation-focused frontend engineer on our team, you will play a crucial role in establishing the foundations of our testing code base while being immersed in a culture dedicated to growth, learning, and advancement. We are seeking someone who is highly coachable, able to make sound decisions in the face of ambiguity, and takes full ownership of their work. Your contributions will be instrumental in ensuring the quality and reliability of our products from the ground up.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain automated test scripts using TypeScript and Playwright to ensure comprehensive coverage of our web application

  • Collaborate with other software engineers, product managers, and the manual QA team to understand requirements and identify test scenarios

  • Investigate and analyze test failures, report and discuss them with the team, and promptly update the code as needed so that the tests again pass and fail when they should

  • Continuously improve and optimize our test automation framework, focusing on reliability, scalability, and efficiency

What We're Looking For

  • 4+ years of overall professional software engineering experience

  • 2+ years of professional experience writing TypeScript and React code for production web applications

  • 1+ years of experience designing and implementing webapp e2e tests using Playwright, Cypress, or Selenium

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • A proactive and collaborative approach, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Why You'll Love Working With Us

  • Attractive compensation with structured pay reviews every six months

  • A vibrant, collaborative, and innovative working atmosphere

  • Respect for your time with a swift and transparent interview process

Motion is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities. We do not discriminate based on gender identity, race, ancestry, disability, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply for our job openings. 

Helpful Links:

Motion Culture: https://motionapp.notion.site/Motion-Company-Culture-21bd766b1f864764b0db2fa72529b182

Motion in the Press: https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/19/2393012/


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Motion is Canada's leading mobility and accessibility solutions provider. The company provides comprehensive and customized mobility and home accessibility solutions for a wide variety of clients from children to elderly adults.

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