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QA Engineer • Partner Growth in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

In 2021, iZettle became ZettlebyPayPal to go further in its mission to redefine financial freedom and help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. By offering them the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we are empowering sellers across the globe to reach their full potential. We believe that together we’re made for more and think that the best is yet to come. Our journey in putting an end to ordinary is just starting — Are you with us?

As our quest to democratise financial services continues at blazing speed, our POS Alliance is looking for a passionate QA Engineer with a solid deal of experience and a truly Agile mindset to join its Connect Partners Area.

In this role, you will be part of an innovative team co-tackling a wide variety of challenges and work with a group of talented people driven by a shared ambition to create hassle-free solutions for our sellers. Easy, right?

A glimpse of what you would get here 

Part of our POS Alliance, the core mission of our Connect Area is to increase the demand external partners building towards Zettle by PayPal. To get it done, we rely on a cross-functional team to develop and integrate innovative ideas. The team is driven by the ambition to develop hassle-free solutions in order to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. 
In this role, you will collaborate with a wide spectrum of people including developers, designers, and product managers with the shared ambition to take the quality of Zettle's products to a whole new level. Therefore, we are looking for a QA Engineer with experience of automated testing and requirement analysis combined with a genuine passion for quality and automation.

A glimpse of what you will do here 

Together with our other QA, you will be involved in all the initiatives related to Quality and Test
Automation within the area. You two will be driving the quality activities in the Team but also work
on inspiring and helping the team to do it themselves with a built-in quality mindset.
With that in mind and without being exhaustive, some other key facets of this role will include: 

  • Driving the quality work in the teams. 

  • Requirement analysis for testability of products. 

  • Clear communication to provide a better-shared understanding across the teams. 

  • Hands on experience of exploratory, usability and functional testing 

  • Creation and maintenance of automated test cases & test automation set up. 

  • Investigation of bugs and support tickets. 

  • Coordination with other Zettle by PayPal QAs.

The skills to succeed

You have solid experience and passion for testing and requirement analysis and are constantly
exploring new solutions to problems. You have strong analytical skills and technical understanding,
plus great communication skills. You may have experience in mentoring others on quality.
Additionally, you will have: 

  • Good analytical skills with a solid understanding of product development, underlying system architecture and user requirements. 

  • Solid experience in planning, designing and executing tests and user scenarios through manual and automated means on mobile apps on various devices. 

  • Solid experience in using test automation tools.

  • Experience of agile software development 

  • Good knowledge of Git, Github, ADB and Jira 

  • Good knowledge of Java or Swift 

  • Basic knowledge of Splunk, Postman.

Additionally, if you have experience in testing regulatory requirements and have knowledge of the
FinTech/Payments industry, we’d love to know. If not, we’ll be happy to help you get there. 

Ready to swap  everyday  for extraordinary?  

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We are all for equality for all. 

Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewellery makers. You name them - at Zettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.

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

Who We Are:

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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 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

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.