Mobile QA Engineer

Description

OUR MISSION

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people is dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience to serve the needs of our global community.

We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA, and have more than 16 million registered users in 147 countries.

We have a prime position in the UK where we estimate 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered. We are experiencing rapid growth (300% over two years) in the US; recently entering the top 25 shopping apps (the only European player to do so).

And we’re just getting started.


THE OPPORTUNITY

Right now, we are looking for a Mobile QA Engineer with a passion for native Mobile apps and RESTful web services. As our product and customer base grows, you will be supporting us on our path towards achieving more frequent releases, increasing stability and reducing lead time.

Want to find out more about Depop & our engineering team?
We write about technology, people and smart engineering right here - https://engineering.depop.com/

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You'll be responsible for developing and executing exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality
  • Ensure user stories are properly phrased and documented with acceptance criteria at all phases of development
  • Write & execute functional and regression tests (Manual Testing)
  • Maintain our regression suite of automated acceptance tests
  • Constantly looking for ways to expand and improve on our current automation framework and workflos
  • Estimate, prioritise, plan, and coordinate testing activities with onshore and offshore testers
  • Ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved in our defect tracking system
  • Work closely to software engineers and product managers throughout all development of new features and bug fixes to guarantee that all functional and non-functional requirements are met
  • Ensure all products and services have been thoroughly regression tested prior to release

You are someone who:

  • Loves working in an agile, collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Values human interaction and face to face communication
  • Wants to make an impact every single day
  • Values pyramids over ice-cream cones
  • Despises flaky tests
  • Knows what constitutes useful automation, and how to write it
  • Wants to innovate in the technical space, and tells the world about it
  • Is not afraid to experiment with new technologies and is keen to explore

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject preferred
  • Proven working experience in software development following Agile methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive acceptance criteria and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Strong knowledge with API testing
  • Experience with native mobile applications testing
  • Experience with performance and security testing

Benefits

We want to give our engineers the opportunity to learn and grow at Depop. So if you're keen to gain experience in another language or new area of engineering we can make it happen as part of your career journey with us. Depop offers the opportunity to work with such a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about.

There are perks of course. We have 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell more, UK pension scheme , healthy snacks in the kitchen, finish early Fridays, team nights out, yoga, meditation and more. We also run regular internal programming meet-ups (with pizza!) and external meet-ups.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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