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Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect millions of entrepreneurs with millions of buyers around the world. As an Etsy Inc. employee – whether a team member of Etsy, Reverb, Depop, or Elo7 – you’ll tackle unique, meaningful, and large-scale problems alongside passionate coworkers, all the while making a rewarding impact and Keeping Commerce Human.

Job Description

What’s the role?

Etsy is looking for a passionate QA Engineer to join our established Mobile App Engineering organization. In this role you will work within our App Platform initiative to enable app engineering teams to deliver high quality experiences for Etsy Buyers and Sellers. You will collaborate with other motivated testers, product partners, designers and engineers across multiple fields to support our family of apps. Our growing team requires someone who will thrive developing novel solutions to unbounded problems that can improve the lives of both Etsy users and engineers alike.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager. For this role, we are considering candidates based in Mexico who are either remote, flex, or office-based. Etsy offers different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team. Learn more about our flexible work options and vaccination policy here.

What’s this team like at Etsy?

  • App QA at Etsy provides both direct embedded testing support and as needed testing support for most teams creating new buyer and seller facing features

  • QA handles setting up all regression testing ceremonies, including interfacing with a third party for running the regression suite and is responsible for triaging and routing any issues to accountable parties for assessment 

  • The team is at an inflection point to transition away from a strictly manual testing team to adopting more scalable automation testing practices

What does the day-to-day look like?

  • Helping to build out our UI automation test suite with the assistance of our mobile app Test Infrastructure team and other QA.

  • Cross-train QA team mates to bolster automation skill sets across the team.

  • Provide a variety of in-depth testing techniques to ensure new features are released as defect free as possible. 

  • Help to troubleshoot flaky or failing test runs. 

  • Develop and maintain a robust suite of regression tests. 

  • Work closely with Product Owners and Engineering counterparts to translate acceptance criteria for new features into well balanced test plans to execute upon.

  • Triage issues to determine the priority and severity and ensure they are routed to relevant teams.

  • Use a variety of mobile tooling to test analytics, UI, API calls, accessibility and more.

  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law.


Qualities that will help you thrive in this role are

  • Have 4+ years of experience in software QA with at least 2+ years experience testing mobile applications.

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with automated testing frameworks and tooling, preferably in a mobile app context.

  • Are an expert at writing and executing test cases. 

  • Love to investigate, triage, document, and communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner. 

  • Can accomplish complex engineering tasks both independently, and collaboratively.

  • Lead with questions, curiosity, and kindness while being an excellent communicator.

  • Are comfortable saying “I don’t know”, doing research, and returning with options complete with trade offs.

  • Deeply understand the complexities of a mobile ecosystem including the nuances of both the iOS & Android operating systems.

  • Are proficient at investigating and retrieving crash logs for multiple mobile platforms.

  • Know your way around Android Studio, TestFlight and Xcode.

  • Are adept at using mobile tooling such as ADB, Emulators, Charles Proxy, Postman, and more.

  • Are a strong communicator who’s comfortable relaying information to many different parties.

  • Can see the “big picture” to define testing strategies across a range of problem sets. 

  • Thrive working with cross-functional teams.

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please share your resume with us and feel free to include a cover letter if you'd like. As we hope you've seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace furthers relevance, resilience, and longevity. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation during any part of the interview process, please let your recruiter know. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skills.

For U.S. roles only:

Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

More Information on Etsy
Etsy operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Brooklyn, NY. Etsy was founded in 2005. It has 1500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Open door policy. To see all 34 open jobs at Etsy, click here.
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