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Senior Quality Engineer in Austin at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 254 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

A Quality Engineer will contribute to the testing and performance analysis of complex, multi-tier distributed software applications/frameworks. The candidate will show high potential to learn, and participate in various test automation activities trying to break the software. The candidate will work under the guidance of staff and principal engineers to execute component, functional, integration, performance and reliability tests. They will be working in scrum/agile mode, interacting with the Development, Product Owner, Scrum master, QA engineer, DBA, and Operations teams to test, and analyze application features. This position is for a technical white box tester where automation and API level testing skills are required

  • Minimum 6 years experience in a fast-paced software industry with an excellent understanding of QA methodology
  • Minimum 3 years experience in leading complex projects from test planning through production launch
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid working knowledge of Web Applications
  • Knowledge of Continuous integration methodologies and building automated tests to integrate into CI Process
  • Ability to document and track defects, as well as produce detailed reports using defect tracking tools
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycles
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with Java for at least 2 years
  • Experience with data-driven, white box test automation, component and system level testing using C++, Java or any other OO language
  • Excellent understanding of Object Oriented design and methodologies
  • UNIX and SQL experience required
  • Must have a BS Degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent
  • Programming experience in Java, C++, Perl, or Python.
  • Working understanding of database concepts
  • Agile experience is desired
  • Have been working in both Windows and Unix environments
  • Team player, able to dealing with conflict, handling ambiguity and a quick learner
  • BSEE, CS or other relevant technical degree required.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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.



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