Software Engineer 3, Quality in Vancouver - Howe Street at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job Description

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 286 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.

Hyperwallet, A PayPal Service, delivers secure, enterprise payment technologies to organizations that require a simplified way to access or leverage the global financial network. Since 2000, we are a leading provider of online and mobile payment, international payments, card products and financial technology solutions to enterprise customers in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Hyperwallet is a company that values diversity, creativity and equal opportunity, and we're always on the lookout for bright, talented individuals to join our team. We are proud to provide exceptional working conditions for staff, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits plan that helps keep our employees healthy and happy. If you're motivated, have a positive attitude, enjoy challenges and want to be part of a growing team committed to both personal growth and career success -- then we want to hear from you! We are seeking an enthusiastic Software Engineer, Quality Assurance to join our technical team to help deliver efficient and effective quality solutions. The successful candidate will become an integral part of an effective technology team in which you can challenge and grow your quality assurance skills and expertise.


  • Develop, estimate and document effective test strategies based on project schedules and requirements
  • Highlight common pitfalls and apply domain knowledge in the design phase of the products
  • Communicate test status throughout the SDLC
  • Develop and maintain automated test cases using tools such as Selenium, TestNG and Junit
  • Improve on existing in-house performance testing frameworks
  • Implement mobile and front end application test frameworks

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong aptitude (and appetite!) for learning new technologies
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of hands-on practical experience in developing web and/or mobile automation
  • Good understanding of Agile/Scrum processes and experience participating in an agile team
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools, with demonstrated experience in SDET or equivalent role
  • Ability to analyze complex requirements and developing test cases within short development iterations
  • Ability to programmatically test software product
  • Working knowledge in testing webservices using tools such as REST-Assured, Paw
  • Hands-on experience in working with relational database such as mysql
  • Excellent debug and troubleshooting skills. Able to sniff through application logs and databases to spot patterns and abnormality
  • Basic understanding in distributed systems testing. Knowledge of queuing, caching and transactions in multi-node environment
  • Hands-on current experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment and build tools
  • Practical experience using modern source control systems, such as Git
  • Detail-oriented, team player, quick learner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with load testing tools is a strong asset
  • Experience in testing financial software web applications
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, particularly Bamboo and Jenkins
  • Experience with iOS, Android, Espresso, XCUI, and Appium
  • Familiar with Linux or Unix
  • Experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience working with test management tools (e.g. TestRail)

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at