Software Quality Engineer

Location:

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Requisition Number:
R0043842

Software Quality Engineer

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Like to shake things up? We do! eBay hires innovators who can push boundaries and change the world. Design, develop and implement testing practices to develop, apply and maintain high quality standards for company products. Think globally and help eBay be on the leading edge with new products, including cloud-based or internet-related tools.

Advertising is a fast growing, high priority area at eBay. The team builds and manages mission critical systems at a scale and complexity that is unique. eBay’s ad products serve 190 million buyers worldwide, and deal with 50 Billion daily events across various stacks. We’re crafting innovative ad-tech solutions to optimise the ad monetization and experience on eBay. Our goal is to build a valuable experience for our customers, while also driving performance for advertisers. To that end, we are innovating rapidly in the ad-tech space and there is no shortage of new challenges for motivated individuals.

Read about some of our products and recent work here:

Software Engineer in Quality, with extensive experience in complete ownership of Product Quality, along with end-to-end quality for an Ads product such as Promoted Listings.

We are looking for a customer-focused, resourceful, detail-oriented, adaptable, and flexible individual. The ideal candidate will have solid technical background and ability to provide technical leadership. Your background will include successful collaboration in cross-functional teams to deliver products of excellent quality which achieve the business goals. You must be a proactive and effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. Highly focused individual with the ability to independently come up with comprehensive test strategies and test cases for a given product feature and ensuring that the feature rolls out with no customer facing issues.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Define overall test strategy for assigned features.

  • Estimate testing effort, prioritize projects, plan implementations and help rollout changes

  • Define automation strategy and ensure testability

  • Write best in class code to automate testing for your assigned feature areas

  • Develop deep understanding of the product, engineering processes, tools and concepts in order to effectively narrow down defects. Ability to not only find a defect but also to narrow it down to the root cause.

  • This position does require experience to do manual testing as well

  • Participates in test design and test systems architecture discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes that are related to domain area

  • Document defects effectively and work with Development team to triage and troubleshoot defects

  • Coordinate testing across multiple teams

  • Participate in product and technology initiatives and recommend improvements

  • Work with other QE engineers, product managers, and product developers to ensure that product specifications describe innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability, and result in achievable implementation schedules and a product that meets agreed-upon quality standards

  • Identify process, technology challenges and deficiencies that need to be addressed and drive those changes to successful adoption

  • Identify project risks, dependencies and be able to provide alternatives yielding reduced risk

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with Software development

  • Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including agile methodologies.

  • Strong knowledge of Python and Java - JS, CSS, HTML, SQL is desirable

  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end web application flows and tiers.

  • Strong knowledge of Java application development and testing.

  • Experience needed in WebDriver or corresponding UI automation technologies

  • Experience desirable in Jenkins, dependency management systems such as Maven and in Python/JavaScript automation frameworks

  • Experience in Rest APIs preferred. (Understanding contracts and developing automation against contracts/mocks)

  • Active ownership of resolving various obstacles in testing complex subsystems systems by working with other dependent teams

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time with good quality.

  • Demonstrates an exceptional customer focus, ensures that provided solutions accurately reflect the real needs and uses of the end users

  • MSCS/MSEE highly desirable, BSCS or BSEE or other four-year degree in a relevant field is required

What do we offer?

  • A comprehensive field of responsibility

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humour

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and lots of flexibility

  • A competitive compensation model

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-AZ1
#indeed
#stack

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Software Quality Engineer

Amsterdam, Netherlands Requisition Number R0043842 Subsidiary eBay

Software Quality Engineer

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Like to shake things up? We do! eBay hires innovators who can push boundaries and change the world. Design, develop and implement testing practices to develop, apply and maintain high quality standards for company products. Think globally and help eBay be on the leading edge with new products, including cloud-based or internet-related tools.

Advertising is a fast growing, high priority area at eBay. The team builds and manages mission critical systems at a scale and complexity that is unique. eBay’s ad products serve 190 million buyers worldwide, and deal with 50 Billion daily events across various stacks. We’re crafting innovative ad-tech solutions to optimise the ad monetization and experience on eBay. Our goal is to build a valuable experience for our customers, while also driving performance for advertisers. To that end, we are innovating rapidly in the ad-tech space and there is no shortage of new challenges for motivated individuals.

Read about some of our products and recent work here:

Software Engineer in Quality, with extensive experience in complete ownership of Product Quality, along with end-to-end quality for an Ads product such as Promoted Listings.

We are looking for a customer-focused, resourceful, detail-oriented, adaptable, and flexible individual. The ideal candidate will have solid technical background and ability to provide technical leadership. Your background will include successful collaboration in cross-functional teams to deliver products of excellent quality which achieve the business goals. You must be a proactive and effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. Highly focused individual with the ability to independently come up with comprehensive test strategies and test cases for a given product feature and ensuring that the feature rolls out with no customer facing issues.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Define overall test strategy for assigned features.

  • Estimate testing effort, prioritize projects, plan implementations and help rollout changes

  • Define automation strategy and ensure testability

  • Write best in class code to automate testing for your assigned feature areas

  • Develop deep understanding of the product, engineering processes, tools and concepts in order to effectively narrow down defects. Ability to not only find a defect but also to narrow it down to the root cause.

  • This position does require experience to do manual testing as well

  • Participates in test design and test systems architecture discussions, proposes and discusses solutions to system and product changes that are related to domain area

  • Document defects effectively and work with Development team to triage and troubleshoot defects

  • Coordinate testing across multiple teams

  • Participate in product and technology initiatives and recommend improvements

  • Work with other QE engineers, product managers, and product developers to ensure that product specifications describe innovative solutions that meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability, and result in achievable implementation schedules and a product that meets agreed-upon quality standards

  • Identify process, technology challenges and deficiencies that need to be addressed and drive those changes to successful adoption

  • Identify project risks, dependencies and be able to provide alternatives yielding reduced risk

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with Software development

  • Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including agile methodologies.

  • Strong knowledge of Python and Java - JS, CSS, HTML, SQL is desirable

  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end web application flows and tiers.

  • Strong knowledge of Java application development and testing.

  • Experience needed in WebDriver or corresponding UI automation technologies

  • Experience desirable in Jenkins, dependency management systems such as Maven and in Python/JavaScript automation frameworks

  • Experience in Rest APIs preferred. (Understanding contracts and developing automation against contracts/mocks)

  • Active ownership of resolving various obstacles in testing complex subsystems systems by working with other dependent teams

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time with good quality.

  • Demonstrates an exceptional customer focus, ensures that provided solutions accurately reflect the real needs and uses of the end users

  • MSCS/MSEE highly desirable, BSCS or BSEE or other four-year degree in a relevant field is required

What do we offer?

  • A comprehensive field of responsibility

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humour

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and lots of flexibility

  • A competitive compensation model

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-AZ1
#indeed
#stack

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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