Automation Engineer - Quality

San Francisco, California Requisition Number R0015612 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.

What you will do:

Help design, develop eBay Mobile’s next generation test engineering initiatives as well as help the development of broad testing framework / unit, functional, build validation and integration testing.

Identify key aspects from a test perspective and then answer questions like how, when and where these key aspects will be tested (automation, scripts, manual).

Continuously research industry best test technologies.

Be able to estimate testing effort, prioritize assignments as well as to plan implementations.

Design, implement and articulate testing strategies, test automation and test engineering technologies.

Design and implement test solutions.

Identify project risks, quantify risk/benefit relationships and provide alternative solutions as well as risk mitigation.

Offer deep defect root cause analysis and root cause solutions.

Communicate effectively with team members and across teams.

Develop industry and product technical expertise relevant to eBay Mobile’s business model.

Execute test deliverables following software engineering principles. Innovate.

Participate in knowledge sharing sessions, present test engineering solutions to others.

Design, divide and negotiate test development with team members from Quality and Development teams.

Contribute meaningfully to the success of the engineering team

Enjoy being part of a team of humble, collaborative high-achievers

What we are looking for in candidates:

Programming experience in any major OO language, deep understanding of design patterns, and experience working in a layered architecture.

Passion for testing plus 1+ year experience.

Genuine curiosity and a customer-first mentality.

Experience testing web-based and mobile web applications

At least 1 year hands-on testing experience on iOS, and/or Android.

Planning skills to design test plans and test cases for larger multi- component products across multiple resources and parallel development tracks.

Strong work ethic – someone who takes great pride in professionalism, responsibility, and being proactive.

Self-starter / demonstrated ability to initiate and drive continuous improvement.

Strong debugging / problem resolution skills, and ability to multitask and handle multiple time critical issues / projects simultaneously.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Experience using automation tools like XCTest and Espresso is a plus.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or long term unemployment circumstances. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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