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Software Quality Engineer

Software Engineer Quality - Platform API/REST

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 quality engineers. 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.

Primary responsibilities:

·Familiarity with development and testing using Continuous Delivery (Jenkins) or another agile methodology and DevOps

·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 globally

·Develop industry and product technical expertise relevant to eBay 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 

Additional Job Description

·Programming experience in any major OO language like Core Java, JavaScript  (not record and playback)

·Deep understanding of design patterns, and experience working in a layered architecture, unit testing experience is a plus 

·Passion for testing plus 3+ 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, POSTMAN, MAVEN, TESTNG

·         Experience in automation scripts and Continuous Integration by Jenkins

·   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. 


eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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