Native Software Quality Engineer

Portland, Oregon
San Jose, California
Requisition Number R0039916 Subsidiary eBay

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

The Role and Opportunity

View Item and Transaction Flows Engineering team owns item details experience, end to end responsibility for auctions & offers, and SEO optimized landing experiences. In other words, this team is responsible for the heart of eBay. We drive billions of dollars in revenue via user experiences delivered daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. Team and experience have great financial and customer impact and role has high visibility in the organization. In addition, being the core eBay experience, it has to delight the diverse customer base across the world. We ship often, get immediate user feedback and use experimentation to make decisions.

Our agile teams are based in San Jose and Portland. Scrum teams work on all screen sizes both on the web and native.  Like everything else at eBay, we build scalable and highly-available systems for the millions of users that depend on us to conduct their businesses.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Member of Technical Staff (MTS1) native Quality Engineer, you will design, develop, drive and deliver high-level test strategies, methodologies and take a hands-on approach to see that they are implemented timely and efficiently. You will partner with other departments on technical matters and working closely with cross functional teams.

  • Testing mobile eBay native apps for different mobile products on smart phones - iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets.

  • Testing the mobile apps using simulators (iOS, Android and MobileWeb clients)

  • Creating and implementing test plans and test cases

  • Creating automation tests with XCTest, Espresso and other industry standard frameworks

  • Participating in release planning, go/no-go meeting & coordinating release processes

  • Working closely with the product and development teams (both remote and local) to understand product requirements, architecture and technologies

  • Write clear, actionable bug reports

  • Reporting progress, risks and test coverage effectively

  • Configuring defect and test management tools

  • Managing QA devices and environments

  • Mentoring team members

  • Providing technical guidance to the team

Job Requirements

  • Web services testing for REST API, Queues and Automation (Jenkins preferred) using standard frameworks

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: Swift, Java, Kotlin

  • Strong knowledge of QA methodologies and tools

  • Knowledge of various software testing methods (Regression, Load/Stress, Code Coverage Analysis, Black/White box testing, Acceptance, Performance)

  • Prior QA automation testing, quality assurance methodologies and processes experience.

  • Test web and mobile applications

  • Test Java based web services

  • Test on physical mobile devices - iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets

  • Use Mac and Windows with mobile devices and simulators

  • Interact effectively across multiple departments and groups

  • Use Java, XML, Swift, etc for everyday test/automation tasks

  • Estimate the efforts to test, create and maintain automation tests

  • Use tools like SOAP UI, Charles Proxy

  • Debug web service layer related issues from front end layers

  • Work on fixed deadlines

Soft & Interpersonal Skills

  • Highly collaborative mindset and a good team player

  • Focus and attention on customer experience

  • Quick learning ability to learn new things and independently. seeks areas of improvement for personal growth ”

  • Self-driven attitude: goes the extra mile, proposes solutions and improvements, is

  • involved and proactive

  • Strong communication skills both oral and in writing

  • Prioritise well in a multi-project environment

  • Analytical mindset and brilliant observer

  • Effective negotiator with other teams/functions

  • Sound approach to risk management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or a closely related field

About Buyer Experience QE Team:

  • Buyer Experience QE team is a highly dynamic team that enables powering disruptive experiences on eBay including view item, transactions, home page, my ebay, global header, browse, deals, events, interest, warranty, stores, gift cards, notification, coupons.

  • Opportunity to work cross ebay eco system

  • Opportunity to work with the latest and greatest technology.

  • We aspire to be full stack engineers.

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