Quality Assurance Engineer

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Santa Monica, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Snap Inc. Has to Offer:

Snap Inc. calls themselves a camera company but you know them as the people behind Snapchat! Snap Inc. aims to improve the way people live and communicate by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • 401k
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Programs to encourage all kinds of fitness: financial, mental, & physical
  • Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

    We’re looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Quality Assurance team, you will own end to end testing of key Snap features. Working from our Los Angeles headquarters, you'll strategically work with our QA team to offer the best coverage while also maintaining close relationships with your Software Engineers, Product Managers, Program Managers, Release Engineers, Customer Support, and Tools teams.

    What you’ll do:

    • Drive the technical and organizational testing roadmap for the team

    • Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple locations

    • Implement and enhance QA methodologies to ensure delivery of predictable, high-quality product releases.

    • Guide the design and development of  testing strategy strategies based on project requirements

    • Gather, analyze and report team and quality metrics which demonstrate business value and show continuous improvement

    • Creatively solve technical QA challenges with your team

    • Influence key Go/No Go decisions on product readiness

    • Drive effective and timely execution of test cases through tools, automation and creativity

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of applications built in Java, JavaScript and TypeScript

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Extensive automation experience

    • Ability to isolate defects effectively, as well as provide specific conditions for reproducibility

    • Someone who can work with stakeholders to develop appropriate testing methodologies

    • Hands-on experience testing applications for a variety of smartphones and tablets
       

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience

    • Experience with agile test tools and methodologies

    • 5+ years industry experience 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others

    • Experience working with distributed systems 

    • Experience testing mobile applications on iOS and Android devices

    • Experience with agile test tools and methodologies

    • Knowledge of photo/video technologies 

    At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com.

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    Quality Assurance Engineer
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