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Automation Engineer



Software Engineering
Ramat Gan, Israel
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024


Placer.ai is a fast-growing high growth, big data pre-IPO company led by seasoned executives and repeat entrepreneurs who are building the world's first "Google Analytics for the physical world." Placer.ai’s platform provides instant visibility into any property in the U.S., presenting accurate details about visitation patterns and demographic breakdowns of visitors. Placer.ai’s customers can see where visitors have been before, where they go afterwards, where they typically go for sports, entertainment, groceries, etc., and what their interests are. Placer.ai's A.I.-based SaaS platform replaces archaic solutions such as manual surveys, installed cameras and other people-counting systems, creating a blue ocean market of more than $100B+.

Placer.ai has grown 3x year-over-year for the past 3 years, counting more than 4,000 paying customers across a range of industries, including 2 of the world’s top-10 retailers, 2 of the top-10 CPG firms worldwide, a world’s top hospitality firm, 2 of the world’s top-10 commercial real estate (CRE) firms and 2 of the world’s top multinational asset managers and hedge funds. Placer.ai has just raised $100M for Unicorn ($1B+) valuation in Series C funding.


We are looking for a talented Automation Engineer who is eager for quality, and to find best in-class solutions for testing complex data driven systems. This person will work with developers and product managers to enable zero manual testing in the feature development life cycle. Passion is a MUST and passion for data even more so! If you are someone who thrives outside their comfort zone, your place is at Placer.ai.


  • Help the team maintain best-in-class, top-quality deliverables.
  • Write and execute complex tests, including data validation and UI visualization.
  • Automate tests using Python, PyTest, and Selenium.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent field.
  • At least 4 years of experience in test automation, object-oriented programming (OOP), and hands-on development in complex, multi-component environments.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in designing and building automation infrastructure.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Automation using Jenkins.
  • Experience with SQL and complex data querying/analysis involving both SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, and a team player.
  • Experience with automating testing platforms such as JUnit, PyTest, Selenium, and Appium.


  • Experience with web testing tools.
  • Experience in test design and test planning.
  • Experience with Spark.
  • Experience with cloud environments such as GCP, AWS, etc.


  • Join a rocketship! We are pioneers of a new market that we are creating
  • Take a central and critical role at Placer.ai
  • Work with, and learn from, top-notch talent
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits


Placer.ai is an equal opportunity employer. Placer.ai’s applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to an applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Placer.ai applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact Placer.ai’s Human Resources Department to make the need for an accommodation known.