Software Development Engineer – Puerto Rico only

June 5, 2024
Anywhere, United States of America
Job Type


Accelerant is building a new platform that will serve as the backbone of how risk is exchanged in the future. We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join the SaaS Platform development team. As a SDET, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and executing comprehensive test plans to ensure the quality and reliability of our platform. The ideal candidate will have a passion for building QA automation tools.

If you join our team, these are some of thing you’ll be doing:

  • Build test infrastructure and perform automated integration testing.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and develop automation test plans.
  • Architect comprehensive data verification strategies.
  • Develop and maintain automated test software using industry-standard tools and frameworks.
  • Work with engineering teams on creating and maintaining testing environments.
  • Take part in Test Data management system development.
  • Continuously enhance and optimize automated test suites for efficiency and coverage.
  • Coach and mentor QA Automation engineers.

What you bring to the table:

  • Proven successes delivering automated testing frameworks that are used by both developers and QA engineers to support high quality product delivery.
  • Passionate about the use of automation to ensure we continuously test everything we deliver.
  • Strong coding ability and reputation for getting things done.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Desire to learn and grow.

Desired qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years software test development experience in both functional and not functional test development.
  • Strong coding skills in JS, Python, TypeScript. Bash/ Shell scripting.
  • Understanding software architecture. Experience building test frameworks from scratch. Back-end testing experience.
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools, preferably GitHub Actions.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, and databases such as Snowflake.
  • Experience working with ETLs and data analytical platforms.
  • Experience in the Insurance industry is nice to have.

Enjoy our comprehensive benefits package designed to meet your diverse needs and support your well-being:

Work-life balance: We believe that taking time to rest and recharge makes us all better. That’s why we offer flexible time off and encourage our team to take the time they need to prioritize their health and well-being.

Health and wellness: We offer high-quality health, dental, and other benefits to ensure our team members have access to the care they need.

Remote work: Work where you’re most productive and fulfilled. This position is open to remote candidates across Puerto Rico who have the flexibility to work with our teams distributed across Europe and North America. Most cross-team collaboration happens in the mornings of the Eastern Time Zone.

Travel: We value face-to-face connections and believe that in-person interactions can enhance collaboration and build stronger relationships. Travel could be a small part of your role, with opportunities to connect with your team and our members in person.

About Accelerant:

Accelerant is a data-driven risk exchange connecting underwriters of specialty insurance risk with risk capital providers. Accelerant was founded in 2018 by a group of longtime insurance industry executives and technology experts who shared a vision of rebuilding the way risk is exchanged – so that it works better, for everyone. The Accelerant risk exchange does business across more than 20 different countries and 250 specialty products, and we are proud that our insurers have been awarded an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating. For more information, please visit

To apply, please send your resume/email to: [email protected]

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