Overview

6 River Systems (6RS) is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce has changed the world and our solutions power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and advanced cloud-based software.

6 River Systems is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test to help build our quality assurance team and drive industry leading test and qualification to ensure our solutions are solid, secure and safe.  We are looking for individuals that can engage the company at all levels to foster a quality culture and exceed our customer expectations.

A “typical” day includes collaborating with product and development teams to interpret solution requirements, developing and executing test plans and ensuring releases comply with our quality standards.  Along the way, you will be creating test environments, capturing defect tickets and helping to prioritize open issues driving them to resolution.  We are looking for experienced candidates that can help us execute on the mission above through their understanding how customers use the product and then working to ensure it exceeds expectations.

Key Activities:

  • Interact with your Agile/Scrum team focusing on the quality deliverables
  • Develop and publish comprehensive system and feature test plans
  • Design and build test environments leveraging our virtual robot test framework
  • Plan and execute testing within each sprint of our robots and solutions
  • Verify defect fixes and execute regression tests
  • Monitor field found issues, assess escapes and enhance test solutions based on RCA outcomes
  • Document and report on test results to help tracking overall goals and KPIs
  • Look for opportunities to improve our solutions, team skills and processes by always learning
  • Have fun!

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in Software QA and motivation to drive quality standards
  • Superb problem solving skills that can be applied to real world solutions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal capabilities
  • Knowledge of best practices and industry standards
  • Ability to create tools and scripts to automate repetitive tasks
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Bash shell
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL querying tools
  • General understanding of network topologies and communication protocols
  • Experience with ROS, Javascript and cloud based technologies a plus

Why 6RS? Recognized by the Boston Globe as a Top Place to Work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up combined with the stability of a global commerce company
  • Competitive compensation packages and Shopify RSUs
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for all employees
  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Annual 401k contribution from the company
  • Lifestyle spending account

About 6 River Systems

Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit www.6river.com.

About Shopify

Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.com.