Software Test Engineer (SDET)

May 1, 2024
Remote, 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.

About Accelerant:

Accelerant is a data-driven, technology-fueled insurance platform that empowers underwriters to more effectively serve their insureds. We’re using advanced data intelligence tools to rebuild the way that underwriters share and exchange risk. With a current focus on the small and medium-sized businesses that power our global economy and their niche insurance needs, we align incentives to improve outcomes for everyone. Our full-service risk exchange supports our carefully selected, best-in-class network of underwriting teams. We leverage granular information on each policy to deliver unprecedented insight into insurance pools, and our specialty portfolio is fully diversified with very low catastrophe, aggregation or systemic risk. We’re proud to have been awarded an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating. For more information, please visit

Accelerant is a fully remote company.

Work where you’re most productive and fulfilled. This position is open to remote candidates across the U.S. Canada, UK, and Europe, 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.

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

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