SDET Engineer

Location: Irvine, CA 92697
Department: Engineering

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

Paciolan is the #1 primary ticketing company in college athletics, and the #2 largest primary ticketing provider in the US including performing arts, arenas, and professional sports. As a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, analytics, and technology solutions, we power more than 500 live entertainment organizations, selling over 120 million tickets a year.

While we are the market leader in many areas, we will never act too big or move too slow as a company. At Paciolan, we come to work ready to innovate and succeed, and we always have fun doing it. You may not recognize our name, because we white-label our consumer channels, but we create great products at scale…not just once a year Black Friday, but every day our events go on sale!

As we continue to grow, we need an outstanding SDET Engineer to travel on our journey together. Our SDET Engineers influence the technology growth that impacts millions of customers across the entertainment space. Opportunities abound to grow our products – and grow your career!

Job Functions

  • Be quality focused SDET engineer who implements and evangelizes quality mechanisms, mindset, and thought leadership throughout Paciolan’s software development life cycle.
  • Understand and advocate a holistic testing approach using automated tools as an asset to build better software.
  • Design, develop, maintain, and extend automated quality testing frameworks, including performance, component, security, and user acceptance mechanisms.
  • Work closely with developers, stakeholders, and product managers to evaluate, analyze, and verify functional, security, performance, and system requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple scrum teams to improve and increase our automated testing capabilities and coverage
  • Identify and POC additional automated tools to help facilitate scrum teams testing challenges
  • Foster a data-driven culture to champion continuous improvement and design.
  • Work together with Tech Ops and DevOps teams to identify and alleviate performance bottlenecks in our network design.
  • Reinforce Paciolan’s engineering scrum teams in designing load tolerant systems and software.


What to bring

  • 5-10 years of experience bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, analytical and solid communication skills with great attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of test methodology and tools, software testing standards, methods and conventions, build systems, and the product development cycle.
  • Provides innovative solutions to complex business problems
  • Lead Engineering Design Reviews.
  • Write and maintain software frameworks that can be extended by others on the team and can easily be scale up.
  • Translate business requirements into software solutions
  • Expert at scoping tasks
  • Flex between SDET and SWE role as needed to meet needs of team
  • Design and build innovative testing solutions
  • Automate repetitive testing operations
  • Build tools for developers that increase confidence and speed of development
  • Influence system architecture to drive code health, Testability & Maintainability
  • Integration of Quality Pipeline with Release Infrastructure.
  • Work with DevOps to maintain and resolve environment issues
  • Work experience with UI automation, REST API test automation and Performance.
  • Experience implementing full-stack automated verification mechanisms.
  • Passionate about learning new techniques and technologies
  • Proficient in Java, Node, Scripting language, Shell, SQL and testing RESTful API’s.
  • Work experience with Selenium WebDriver, Release Management System and Test Management System.

An Extra “Awesome”

Any additional skills which could complement our current staff including:

  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and VM technologies
  • Experience with working in AWS
  • Work experience in load, performance, scalability, RESTful API, and multi-tiered applications.
  • Working experience in configuration management and monitoring.

What’s in it for you

Just like the teams we work with; we team up at Paciolan too! You’ll find espresso machines, basketball hoops, ping pong tables and lots of options for hanging out with your coworkers such as: a running club, yoga class, the bar method class, company sponsored events off site and many more.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.