JavaScript Job: Test Engineer

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Toronto - Canada

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Who We Are

Simpplr is the leading AI-powered employee experience platform. Organizations use our forward-looking, adaptable products to deliver personalized experiences that inspire and engage their employees. Wherever people work, Simpplr enables them to flourish.

Trusted by more than 500+ leading brands, including Zoom, Snowflake, Moderna, Eurostar, and AAA, our customers are achieving measurable productivity gains, increased employee engagement, and accelerated business performance.

Simpplr is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA with offices in the UK, Canada, and India, and is backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, and Tola Capital. Learn more at

The Opportunity

Headquartered in California, US and other engineering offices in UK and India, Simpplr is expanding to build an engineering hub in Canada. Come and join our team in Canada and help us establish the engineering team culture and build the future of employee experience.

We are looking for a Test Engineer with expertise on Cypress (TypeScript) with 4+ years of experience to help us deliver quality software through automated testing and manual when it's required. Successful candidates will be working closely in a cross-functional team with senior software engineers, product managers and UI/UX designers helping us automate our testing strategies. Working together, they will be responsible for delivering development projects from start to completion.

The products we build have a direct impact on our user's happiness, success and satisfaction at work. Successful candidates will be working closely in a cross-functional team with other engineers, product managers and our UI/UX designers. They will be responsible for owning development projects from start to completion; this includes helping plan features, build services and deploy infrastructure.

The products we're building are all brand new so we have a modern tech stack implementing lots of best practices. Our apps are React Micro Front-Ends (MFE) with a multitude of backend services in Node.js all deployed through GitOps. We're fans of infrastructure-as-code, automating toil and spending time refactoring if we need to.

Your Job Responsibilities

What you will be doing:

  • Working in a talented cross-functional team to launch new user-facing features
  • Defining test strategies for new features to ensure a high level of quality
  • Writing end-to-end tests for our code and services using Cypress with TypeScript
  • Compliment test automation with manual testing whenever appropriate
  • Coaching software engineers, helping them improve their testing skills
  • Participating in agile ceremonies; regularly and sustainably delivering value in two-week sprints
  • Understanding, applying and optimizing appropriate test mechanisms (functional, regression, smoke) and tools to improve the verification efficiency through automation

Your Skillset

What makes you a great fit for the team:

We're after strong generalist and T-shaped people

  • You are user focused – we solve our customer's problems together; everybody has a say in planning, design & execution
  • You have 4+ years of industrial experience in software testing preferably with Cypress
  • You're comfortable writing TypeScript (or JavaScript and open to learn TypeScript)
  • You love identifying new technologies, patterns, and techniques and planning out how we can apply them to improve the quality of our testing process
  • You are familiar with JIRA, GitHub, and GitHub Actions
  • A strong knowledge of different software testing methodologies
  • Good knowledge of API testing tools like (Soap, Postman, JMeter)
  • A deep understanding of the challenges facing automated software testing
  • Exposure to agile / scrum methodologies
  • You understand accessibility standards and laws and how they can impact testing.
  • You're excited by working in a fast-paced startup environment.

We'd specially love to hear from you if:

  • You have a vision of how you think automated testing can be improved and want to implement it
  • You have a good track record of project leadership and mentorship of QA and test engineers
  • You're familiar with CI/CD pipelines
  • You have experience working with lambdatest

Canada specific benefits

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefit (100% coverage)
  • Cell phone & home internet reimbursement
  • Unlimited vacation (really, your manager will be encouraging you to take time off & recharge)
  • We are just getting started with our Canadian office, our people ops team are working hard to evaluate and improve the benefit offerings


Simpplr provides a competitive compensation package along with other benefits. We believe in work-life integration and offer a flexible work environment. These benefits, coupled with an amazing team who believes in our mission, and values transparency, autonomy, and inclusiveness, make Simpplr an incredible place to work.

See what our employees say about working at Simpplr: Glassdoor Reviews

Simpplr's Hub-Hybrid-Remote Model:

At Simpplr we believe that when work is good, life is better and that belief guides all we do. Including how we approach our flexible work model. Simpplr operates with a Hub-Hybrid-Remote model. This model is role-based with exceptions and provides employees with the flexibility that many have told us they want.

  • Hub - 100% work from Simpplr office. Role requires Simpplifier to be in the office full-time.
  • Hybrid - Hybrid work from home and office. Role dictates the ability to work from home, plus benefit from in-person collaboration on a regular basis.
  • Remote - 100% remote. Role can be done anywhere within your country of hire, as long as the requirements of the role are met.