Staff Automation Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation and giving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Classy's platform provides powerful and intuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011, Classy has helped nonprofits mobilize and empower the world for good by helping them raise over $7 billion. Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative work nonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, visit

Join Classy's Product Technology team as a Staff Test Automation Engineer!

Are you passionate about automation, love coding, and enjoy mentoring? Do you want to play a key role in enhancing, designing, developing, and executing the automation test strategy for a leading online fundraising platform? If so, we want to hear from you!

In this pivotal role, you'll act as a thought leader, delivering innovative test engineering solutions that drive our success in reducing feedback cycles, minimizing defects, and increasing visibility into Test Engineering. As part of our growing team, you'll need a “can-do” attitude and the ability to contribute across the SDLC, ready to roll up your sleeves and get the job done.

The Job…

  • Lead test engineering efforts to expand automation, continuously improve our automation stack, and nurture the automation skills of all team members
  • Enhance our existing functional automation suite based on user stories
  • Establish and grow a performance testing suite focused on customer-facing features
  • Work independently, owning test automation strategy and projects to achieve quality, schedule, financial, and technical goals while advocating for the benefits of test automation


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related discipline
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, enhancing, and maintaining automation for web applications and backend services in a fast-paced scrum environment, with both UI and API experience (Python, JavaScript)
  • A passion for building automation suites that improve quality and reduce feedback cycles on both front-end and back-end
  • Extensive experience with automation tools and technologies
  • Proficiency in using Playwright
  • Ability to write and maintain custom test scripts in Playwright
  • Familiarity with integrating Playwright tests into CI/CD pipelines
  • Expertise in debugging Playwright tests and optimizing test performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor
  • Capability to provide strategic direction and mentorship in designing robust automation frameworks
  • Ability to lead and conduct technical training sessions, workshops, and code reviews
  • Experience in developing and documenting best practices and guidelines for test automation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with advanced presentation abilities
  • A highly effective team player with strong customer empathy
  • Flexible, humble, and driven, capable of thriving in a team-oriented scrum environment


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Experience programming with JavaScript
  • Experience with Enterprise SaaS applications deployed to AWS.
  • Nonprofit or online fundraising experience.
  • Knowledge of performance testing tools and methodologies

*Ideally seeking a candidate based in the Pacific Time Zone.

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Market competitive pay.
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee-only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching.
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles.
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses.
  • A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees.
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend.
  • Company provided life and disability coverages.
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday.
  • Learning & development and recognition programs.
  • “Gives Back” Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every week for a donation from the company.
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups.
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together.
  • We live by our core values: impatient to be great, find a way, earn trust every day, fueled by purpose.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!

The total annual salary for this full-time position is $120,000 - $165,000 + equity + benefits. As this is a remote position, the salary range was determined by role, level, and possible location across the US. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range based on your location during the hiring process.

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