Software Engineer in Test, iOS at Handshake


Software Engineer in Test, iOS

  • Remote (USA)

We’re thrilled to announce Handshake’s $80M Series E funding round. From the start, we’ve made it our mission to break down barriers and create equitable access to great jobs. We’re expanding our mission to build a platform students love, that helps early talent of all backgrounds receive access to opportunities no matter who they know or where they go to school.

Handshake is the number one site for college students to find a job. Today, the Handshake community includes 18 million students and young alumni at over 1,000 colleges and universities. We connect up-and-coming talent across all 50 states with nearly 500,000 employers recruiting on Handshake from every Fortune 500 company to thousands of small businesses, nonprofits, startups, and more. Handshake is democratizing opportunity and ensuring college students have the support they need to find a great job and kick-off a meaningful career.

Everyone is welcome at Handshake. We know diverse teams build better products and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We strongly encourage candidates from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply.

If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge we want you to apply. We believe skills are transferable and passion for our mission goes a long way.

What does SET do at Handshake?

Handshake is building a diverse team of dynamic engineers who value creating a high quality, high impact product. This role is for a Software Engineer in Test (SET) who will be reporting to the Engineering Manager for the Developer Experience team. We are looking for an individual who possesses a quality-first mindset, is an excellent generalist, and is a champion of testing best practices and automation. You’ll be working on a multi-functional team with other engineers, designers, and product managers, and have the ability to build tools and processes that are crucial for delivery of high-quality experiences to our customers.

Here are some projects we’re excited for you to work on at Handshake:

All Engineers at Handshake use automated testing for the majority of the testing. As an SET at Handshake you will:

  • Consult, educate, and aid engineers on best practices of test automation.
  • Work closely with engineers to design and develop UI, integration, regression and other tests to build out the world-class testing framework.
  • Participate in the product development cycle, collaborate with product managers, designers, and engineers to discover edge-cases early and assist with high-quality rollouts.
  • Develop solutions to increase confidence in released changes
  • Develop systems and processes to refine efficiency of automated testing solutions and increase development productivity.
  • Contribute to the team’s effectiveness and efficiency through setting and upholding an example of best software development practices and test automation.
  • Identify process improvements, error trends and/or root causes, and make recommendations for remedies to colleagues and management.
  • Facilitate cross-functional testing sessions with members of the team and perform manual testing as a part of them.

What we look for:

  • Experience with test automation of iOS applications (Swift)
  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience with mobile automation frameworks (XCTest / XCUITest)
  • Solid understanding of iOS development and the software development lifecycle.
  • You have experience working with version control (git) and CI/CD tools like CircleCI, Buildkite, Jenkins, TravisCI, etc.
  • Experience working with monitoring and observability tools like Bugsnag, Datadog, or other Application Performance Management tools.
  • Strong sense of ownership and passion for clean code and high quality software.
  • You are self-driven and able to prioritize your time effectively with minimal supervision.
  • You proactively identify and propose solutions for blockers and bottlenecks in SDLC.
  • You are a self-starter with a desire and drive to make things around you better, to learn and grow professionally. You want to make an impact in your career as opposed to just having a job.

Technologies you’ll work with:

  • SwiftUI, UIKit, Snapkit, MVVM+C/MVC, Swift, XCTest, CircleCi, Fastlane, and more
  • Targeting iOS 13+
  • Bugsnag, Datadog


  • Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing company.
  • 401k: We care about your ability to save for your future.
  • Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
  • Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
  • Healthcare: World-class medical, dental, and vision policies.
  • Goodies: Whatever hardware and software you need to get the job done.
  • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, sports, game nights, book clubs.
  • Learning: Learning & Development opportunities for you to grow your skills and career.
  • Great team: Working with fun, hardworking, nice people who are committed to making a difference!
  • …And much more!

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