Senior QA Engineer

At Mercari

USA Only

Mercari is Your Marketplace. We make it super easy to sell (or buy) almost anything. We all have things we don’t use, never used or simply outgrew. But that stuff still has value. Mercari gives you the power to simply sell it, ship it, and earn some cash for it. Fashion to toys. Sporting goods to electronics. All the brands you know and love. Our mission is simple: to make selling easier than buying. And with 50M+ downloads in the U.S. and 350k+ new listings every day, we're just getting started.

What you'll do:
  • Lead projects within Agile teams across multiple geographical locations, helping to ensure the most comprehensive test coverage, execution and timely delivery of product
  • Be a subject matter expert - have a deep understanding of a particular process, function or technology and provide mentorship on the subject to junior engineers
  • Take a leadership role at the feature definition stage by working with Product and Engineering organizations  to ensure that JIRA stories are well defined, have clear acceptance criteria, and correctly estimated
  • Create and execute test plans and test cases based on user stories and technical design documents, escalate urgent issues to QA leadership on a timely basis
  • Identify gaps in functional requirements/specifications and suggest improvements
  • Create, execute and maintain automated test suites and tools within Mercari’s automation framework
  • Collect, analyze and report team and project Quality metrics
  • Participate in all phases of SDLC including requirements gathering and definition, design, development, testing, delivery, and support
  • Perform manual exploratory, functional, regression, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Enforce software engineering best practices to ensure continuous improvement in the software development process.
  • Report high-quality issues with reproducible steps, screenshots, and relevant information
  • Prioritize and escalate top incoming issues, while also prioritizing backlog issues to reduce technical debt and improve UX
What You'll Need:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years experience with QA methodologies and software testing techniques and tools
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more object-oriented programming languages (Java, Python, Objective C, etc…)
  • Solid experience with Selenium Webdriver automation with Java, Python or other object-oriented languages
  • Extensive manual testing experience with Android or iOS and familiarity with respective platform UI standards
  • Experience with testing and using REST APIs
  • Experience with Git or other source control tools and good understanding of Version control, merging, branching
  • Experience with Jenkins/CircleCI or other continuous integration and deployment tools
  • Experience with JIRA, TestRail, Fabric, IntelliJ or Eclipse and Slack
  • Hands-on experience with Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban
  • Demonstrated experience in leading QA effort on large-scale software projects or deliverables
  • Thorough understanding of software development, project management and QA methodologies
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot issues 
  • Strong customer focus and interest in delivering great customer experience
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work collaboratively in a team environment and mentor others
  • Must have a passion for improving user experience
  • Ability to lead by example, negotiate and persuade effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Nice to have:
  • Experience with buying and selling on a user-driven marketplace
  • Able to provide thought leadership on emerging quality assurance methodologies and best practices
  • Competitive ‌medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401k match
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New parent paid leave
  • Rocket Lawyer legal services
  • Fond perks and rewards
  • Time when you need it - unlimited vacation days
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