Software Engineer- Quality

Location:

New York, New York
Requisition Number:
R0043670

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 environment? Join us in shaping the future of eBay advertising! Be an integral part of the team building out a new unified advertising platform – a foundation of eBay marketplace.

Advertising is one of the fastest growing areas in eBay which in some ways, will define the future of eBay. Digital advertising as an industry is growing rapidly, and the landscape is shifting as ecommerce advertisers are finding better value with ecommerce companies like eBay. As they shift budget from the duopoly of Google and Facebook, it creates a huge opportunity for eBay. Advertising is also amplifying eBay’s ecommerce by providing a tool for our sellers to move inventory and for buyers, by surfacing high quality items.

We are seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer, who can contribute in the role of Quality Engineering. You will be working on the Ads and Merchandizing Team in delivering best in class experiences to our customers. This position requires the candidate to collaborate with folks in other disciplines, specifically Product Management and Product Development but also with User Experience Design, Analytics and Business. The candidate is expected to be a self-starter and team player, and a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. Responsibilities include own quality engineering for assigned product features. The strategy would first identify key aspects from a test perspective and then answer questions like how, when and where these key aspects will be applied (automation, scripts, manual).

Primary Job 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:

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.

In addition, you must possess:

  • Very good understanding of product development cycle as well as quality engineering process, standards, and technologies, including agile methodologies, etc
  • Strong background in math, statistics, machine learning, information retrieval, distributed systems and scalable data processing
  • Strong knowledge of Python, Java, Scala, JS, CSS, HTML, SQL
  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end web application flows and tiers.
  • 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)
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time with good quality.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and collaboration skills
  • Extensive experience in supporting releases and maintaining Site Reliability for complex systems
  • Active ownership of resolving various obstacles in testing and releasing the products by collaborating with other different teams
  • 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

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/

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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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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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 Engineer- Quality

New York, New York Requisition Number R0043670 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 environment? Join us in shaping the future of eBay advertising! Be an integral part of the team building out a new unified advertising platform – a foundation of eBay marketplace.

Advertising is one of the fastest growing areas in eBay which in some ways, will define the future of eBay. Digital advertising as an industry is growing rapidly, and the landscape is shifting as ecommerce advertisers are finding better value with ecommerce companies like eBay. As they shift budget from the duopoly of Google and Facebook, it creates a huge opportunity for eBay. Advertising is also amplifying eBay’s ecommerce by providing a tool for our sellers to move inventory and for buyers, by surfacing high quality items.

We are seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer, who can contribute in the role of Quality Engineering. You will be working on the Ads and Merchandizing Team in delivering best in class experiences to our customers. This position requires the candidate to collaborate with folks in other disciplines, specifically Product Management and Product Development but also with User Experience Design, Analytics and Business. The candidate is expected to be a self-starter and team player, and a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. Responsibilities include own quality engineering for assigned product features. The strategy would first identify key aspects from a test perspective and then answer questions like how, when and where these key aspects will be applied (automation, scripts, manual).

Primary Job 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:

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.

In addition, you must possess:

  • Very good understanding of product development cycle as well as quality engineering process, standards, and technologies, including agile methodologies, etc
  • Strong background in math, statistics, machine learning, information retrieval, distributed systems and scalable data processing
  • Strong knowledge of Python, Java, Scala, JS, CSS, HTML, SQL
  • Strong knowledge of end-to-end web application flows and tiers.
  • 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)
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time with good quality.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and collaboration skills
  • Extensive experience in supporting releases and maintaining Site Reliability for complex systems
  • Active ownership of resolving various obstacles in testing and releasing the products by collaborating with other different teams
  • 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

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/

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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View our privacy policy and accessibility info

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

This website uses cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies

View our privacy policy and accessibility info

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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View our privacy policy and accessibility info