Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Staff Software Development Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024


Jump is the only end-to-end fan experience platform built for sports teams and venues, breaking the mold for what fans can expect at live events.

Jump’s enterprise software enables sports teams and venues to unlock the massive opportunities that come from real relationships with their fans, rethinking the traditional model that hasn’t put the fan experience first.

Founded in 2021 by Marc Lore, Alex Rodriguez, and Jordy Leiser and backed by top venture firms including Forerunner Ventures, Will Ventures, Mastry Ventures, Courtside Ventures, and more, we’re just getting started!

We are a remote first team that grounds our actions and decisions in our core values — begin with trust, bring our all, and blaze a trail. Living our values means that we always assume positive intent, show up with authenticity and empathy, and push the limit of what is possible with our collective creativity.

We’re actively recruiting for smart, tenacious, adaptable, and most importantly kind people to join our team!

The Role

As a Staff Software Developer Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for defining the QA automation strategy, architecting and leading the implementation of a Test Automation framework. You will lead execution of this strategy across the Jump platform which will be driven by key defined metrics. You will also lead the manual testing strategy and execution, working with the product and engineering teams to define test plans, define and maintain test cases, plan and participate in execution of test suites and triage bugs.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the architecture and development of the Test Automation framework, for web and mobile applications. The framework should allow app engineers to easily develop new test automation scripts (e.g. develop libraries to make things easy).

  • Identify, analyze, and recommend what automated tools to work within the given context.

  • Define the company's Test Automation strategy and goal, and analyze its technical and procedural feasibility.

  • Create and document test automation quality standards, metrics, and KPIs to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of its implementation

  • Establish Test Automation QA processes and procedures, including test planning, test cases management, requirements traceability, defect management, Root Cause Analysis, release management, etc.

  • Collaborate with Product to do bug triage and to define not only the desired testing scope to be covered by Test Automation but also the order in which functionalities should be automated, given defined criteria.

  • Construct test plans and lead load & performance tests

  • Define and write test cases, and track them in a test case management system

  • Architect and implement software test tools to aid in test development, e.g. generating test data

  • Identify, create, and maintain and automated scripts including determining how the automated scripts should be integrated into the CI/CD pipeline and lead the integration.

  • Execute manual test cases when needed

  • Champion innovation in testing tools and processes

What You’ll Bring

  • Proven experience as a Lead or Senior/Staff Software Developer in Test or similar roles

  • Experience with Javascript based test automation tools (e.g. Playwright, WebDriverIO) and mobile automation tools (E.g. WebDriverIO)

  • Experience writing test automation frameworks from scratch using JavaScript/Typescript and related frameworks, including web and mobile capabilities.

  • Knowledge of load testing tools (e.g gatling)

  • Familiarity with iOS and Android apps development tools and build process

  • Proficiency with building backend API automation frameworks

  • Expertise in test data management

  • Experience building test tools to support automation frameworks, including building tools to automatically generate test data

  • Experience with AWS (dynamoDB, RDS, Cognito ideally)

  • Practical experience with CI/CD tools (ideally Gitlabs) and adding test automation into the delivery pipelines.

  • Proficiency in QA tools and processes, understanding of SDLC and quality measures.

  • Experience with manual testing and defining test plans

  • Competence with Agile Scrum framework

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and priorities, and handle multiple projects at once.

Nice-to-Have Skills

  • Experience with AI powered QA automation tools

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, with a minimum of 6+ years of experience.

Attributes that will make you successful on our team

  • A strong desire to learn. You have strong experience and want to continue building your technical skills.

  • Tenacity. You enjoy working on challenges that others can’t or don’t want to tackle and you aren’t afraid of failing fast in order to find better solutions.

  • Passion. You love using your technical skills to build products that solve real problems. You hold yourself to a high standard and help to elevate others as well.

  • Empathy. You thrive in an environment where everyone can truly be themselves. You understand that our differing life experiences influence who we are and how we show up, and these diverse perspectives enrich both our team and our product.

  • Customer-centric mindset. You can understand the problem to be solved and who we are solving it for.


  • Remote first

  • Competitive salary and equity

  • Flex PTO policy

  • 401(k)

  • Generous medical, dental and vision plans

  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers

  • $1,000 reimbursement for work-from-home tech setup

  • Company-paid sustainability subscription to ensure carbon neutrality is maintained for employee activities, such as travel


Compensation is something we don’t want our candidates or employees to worry about. Our goal is to offer competitive salaries that are regularly benchmarked against the market. The core tenants of our compensation philosophy are fairness and transparency.

We have established a standardized leveling framework based on job scope and responsibilities. The compensation package for each level is standard across all engineering roles. This means that every person at a certain level is paid the same as everyone else, regardless of their background, previous compensation, location, or any other factor.

The compensation for this role is $205,000 and includes a generous equity package.


Some candidates may see the requirements and feel unsure that they match all the criteria. We encourage you to apply! There's a good chance you have important skills that we have not stated. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, nonbinary folx, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and people with disabilities. We’re committed to building an inclusive workplace where everyone can bring their authentic self and thrive, and we value the diversity brought by different life experiences.