Software Test Engineer - Quality
San Jose , California
November 24, 2017

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Job Description

Do you like tackling some of the most difficult problems? Do you have a natural curiosity that cannot be explained? Do you love breaking things and figuring out how they work? We have your dream job!

We are looking for a Senior Test Engineers  - Quality who like building automated testing solutions for cross-platform products. This is a challenging, highly technical, quality engineering role requiring analytical, innovative thinkers who can build cutting edge testing technologies and use next-generation automation techniques to successfully validate and automate testing of code for ebay Customer Support Platform API/REST Services.

Who are we?

We are the CSTech Quality Engineering Team. We support the engineering teams that build the core SOAP, API/REST and back-end messaging. We are like civil engineers, responsible for ensuring structural integrity. Our team is comprised of senior mobile engineers and is considered the A-Team. We solve the big and difficult problems and bring the difficult problems to light. This position works within the Quality Engineering part of our team which provides cross-platform and white box testing strategies, test automation frameworks, sample implementations and documentation.


What you will do:

  • Help with design, develop eBay Customer Support Platform 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).

  • Mentor and lead other test engineers and 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 like Core Java, JavaScript, C#.
  • Deep understanding of design patterns, and experience working in a layered architecture, unit testing experience is a plus
  • Passion for testing plus 1+ year experience with a MS or BS degree Genuine curiosity and a customer-first mentality
  • Experience testing API, REST, SOA and Back End message
  • Experience using automation tools like Selenium, Load/SOAP UI
  • 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 an 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. 

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