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Software Engineer in Test Android



Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
What you need to know about the role We are seeking a visionary and experienced Senior Staff Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to lead our software testing initiatives at the highest level. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in developing innovative testing strategies, frameworks, and ensuring that best practices are followed across all testing phases. This role involves a strategic blend of technical expertise, leadership, and project management, with a strong focus on driving quality and efficiency in software development through automated testing. Meet our team The Venmo QE team is passionate about bringing a world-class mobile experience to consumers. We’re on a journey to reimagine the quality of mobile experience and are looking for an Android Engineer to work with us as we build this next-generation mobile application.

Job Description:
Your way to impact

You will have the opportunity to work with other skillful engineers to solve today's technological challenges and champion quality at all stages of our software development cycle.

Your day-to- day

  • Define and implement the overall testing strategy and methodologies for the organization, ensuring alignment with business objectives and software development goals.
  • Lead the design and development of advanced automated testing frameworks and tools that can scale and adapt to various projects and technologies.
  • Collaborate with engineering leadership to integrate quality assurance processes early in the software development lifecycle.
  • Drive the adoption of CI/CD practices, ensuring automated tests are efficiently integrated and executed in deployment pipelines.
  • Serve as a thought leader in software testing, mentoring and guiding SDET and QE teams, and fostering a culture of quality and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies, tools, and processes in software testing; evaluate and recommend their adoption to keep the organization at the forefront of quality assurance practices.
  • Oversee and manage complex testing projects, coordinating with multiple teams to ensure timelines, budgets, and quality targets are met.
  • Lead root cause analysis for complex bugs and issues, working with development teams to ensure long-term solutions are implemented.

What Do You Need To Bring
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in software development and testing, with a significant focus on test automation and quality assurance strategy.
  • At least 3+ yrs. of experience in Android AND/OR IOS Testing
  • Expertise in multiple programming languages and automation frameworks.
  • Demonstrated leadership in designing and implementing testing strategies and automation solutions on a large scale.
  • Strong project management skills and experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring abilities.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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