Falling Colors is looking for a Test Automation Engineer

We design and build custom software solutions. Many of our clients are in the public/non-profit sector, with focuses like behavioral and mental health, child welfare, and community outreach.


Our Test Automation Engineer will support the Development and QA Teams in designing and maintaining an automated test repository. The role will assume ownership of the test automation process – from test design to CI/CD pipeline integration. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in end-to-end automation.

Falling Colors

Falling Colors is a small (~20 person) company, women-owned and women-founded. We are a diverse and open-minded team, with a mix of genders, ethnicities, and interests. We have parents and non-parents, self-taught and formally educated folk, introverts and extroverts, semi-professional ballroom dancers and golfers, gardeners, soft-ball players, and VR hobbyists.


As a company, we value using our skills and time to improve the world around us — from behavioral health care to local educational opportunities. As a team, we strive to be kind, support each other, and work together, stepping forward to handle all the exciting things that get thrown our way.


We are located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with offices in Denver, Philadelphia, and New York.


This position is open to candidates in Santa Fe and Denver.


• Design and implement end to end automated test plans
• Design and implement load and performance automated test plans
• Assess current state of automation testing to include recommended strategic changes
• Provide technical guidance regarding automation testing frameworks and best practices
• Convert existing manual test practices into automated test suites
• Integrate automated tests into a CI/CD pipeline
• Responsible for all aspects of test development to include creation and management of test data
• Develop comprehensive testing strategy from functional specifications
• Write clear and concise reproduction steps when software defects are found
• Escalate critical issues to QA Lead or other appropriate parties
• Communicate daily with multiple teams regarding issues, obstacles, and goals

The Must Haves

• 2 years of experience designing and implementing in software testing
• Experience with automated software testing tools
• Experience developing software test cases, automation scripts, and test data
• Experience with ad-hoc manual software testing
• Knowledge of software test methodologies and best practices
• Adaptability: we are a small company and need people who can step up to solve a variety of problems
• Kindness: we work closely with each other, and are building a team that is supportive and fun to work with

The Good to Haves

• Experience and familiarity with a .NET/C# testing framework (NUnit, xUnit.NET, MSTest/Visual Studio Test)
• Experience and familiarity with a JavaScript or Typescript testing framework (Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, Cypress)
• Multiple years of experience with automated testing
• Experience with CI/CD tools (Azure DevOps Pipelines, Jenkins)
• Experience working in Agile/Scrum SDLC
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Knowledge of system performance testing or benchmarking tools
• B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work/educational experience

The Bonus Stuff

• Experience with healthcare systems, especially behavioral health
• Experience with financial management systems


We offer flexible work hours, competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, volunteering time, a generous 401K, and health, vision, and dental. Our office is filled with sunlight, plants, and pretty good snacks.

What Next?

If you think this sounds like it could be you, we encourage you to apply. We don’t expect anyone to have all of the things we’re looking for, and we’re always happy to have a conversation.


To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to apply at falling colors dot com. We look forward to getting your application!

Number of positions avilable: 1
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. We are not currently able to offer visa sponsorship or support.
Send Resumes to 'apply at fallingcolors dot com'. Include the position title as your subject line in the email.