QA Automation Engineer

Posted 3.1.24

About Us

Hungryroot is your partner in healthy living. We get to know your lifestyle, budget, health objectives, and preferences, and we recommend and deliver nutritious groceries, easy recipes and essential supplements for you and your family. It’s the easiest way to eat healthy, achieve your goals, save time at the store and in the kitchen, and live a healthy (and delicious) life. Founded on the belief that food is the foundation of health, convenience should not mean compromise, and we’re all unique in how we eat and live, Hungryroot is building a future in which healthy living is easy and enjoyable.

We are a distributed team built on top talent from over 28 states across the U.S. While we have a headquarters in New York City, we support employees working from wherever they are based. We believe in fostering team connection and collaboration across all of our employees’ locations. Expect to attend regular team building events and an annual company retreat. Expect to be treated like an owner who cares about our common goal, not someone who has to clock in and out of work.

About the Role

We’re looking for a QA Automation Engineer to be a part of our growing QA team. You’ll be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Hungryroot’s automated testing frameworks, and will collaborate closely with our development teams to ensure the delivery of high-quality products.

This role will join Hungryroot’s QA team and you’ll report to our QA Manager. In this critical role you will be analyzing system requirements, identifying areas for test automation, and creating and executing automated test scripts before integrating them into our development pipeline. If you want to help us change how people grocery shop and eat for the better, we’d love for you to apply!


  • Automated Test and Framework Development: Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable automation to ensure efficient and comprehensive test coverage for our site and applications.
  • Collaboration with Dev Teams: Work closely with developers, PMs, and other QA to understand system requirements, identify test scenarios, and integrate automated testing into the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Embedded QA for a Dev Team: Responsible for integrating quality assurance processes directly into the SDLC, collaborating closely with developers to identify and address potential issues early in the process. This role involves not only testing software for defects but also actively participating in the development workflow.
  • Process Enhancement and Innovation: Evaluate and improve testing processes, methodologies, and tools to increase our efficiency and effectiveness. Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in QA automation to drive innovation within our team.
  • Collaborative Problem Solving: Actively participate in troubleshooting and debugging code issues, working closely with developers to identify root causes, and contribute to the resolution of defects.


  • 2+ years of Python or Javascript/Typescript experience
  • 2+ years SQL experience 
  • 2+ years of experience with back-end and front-end automation frameworks (Selenium, Cypress, Pytest, Playwright, etc.).
  • Experience with Jira 
  • Experience working in an A/B Testing environment
  • Familiarity with CI/CD, Git, Postman, Confluence.
  • Detail oriented, collaborative, patient, strong communication skills, effective time management, strong mentor, good problem solver

Perks & Benefits 

  • Remote-first: work from home, work from our NYC office, work from anywhere in the US. You decide!
  • Equity stake
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Universal paid parental leave
  • Monthly Hungryroot credit for delicious, healthy groceries
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Wellbeing benefits including One Medical, Spring Health, LiveHealth, Rightway care concierge, and more
  • 401k
  • A WFH stipend to support your initial home-office setup



The employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Our mission to help make healthy eating easy, accessible, and joyful is better served by a diverse workplace. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building an inclusive workplace. We have zero-tolerance for harassment or discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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