QA Engineer

Description

Welcome to Depop. We are the social marketplace where over 10M people come to buy, sell and discover unique items. Our mission is to make our platform the place for the most vibrant communities in the world.

With headquarters in London, spaces in LA and New York, we have a team of more than 100 people dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience for our global communities. And we’re just getting started.

Right now, we are looking for a QA Engineer with a passion for Mobile apps and APIs, to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. Ideally you will have a strong background in and passion for testing an API consumed by native Mobile apps.

We’re currently helping build one of the most dynamic and well-funded start-ups in the London tech scene. Sound like your thing?


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • Help us improve our automated testing frameworks & tools
  • Estimate, prioritize, 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
  • Constantly looking for ways to expand and improve on our current automation framework.

We are looking for 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 mobile applications testing
  • Experience with performance and security testing

Benefits

Now we're talking. We have stylish offices near Old Street (we were founded in Italy after all) and a relaxed atmosphere where you'll get to work with a well-funded, passionate and friendly team. 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. But the biggest perk of all is the opportunity to work with such a vibrant group of people building a product we all deeply care about.

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