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Mobile SDET

London, United Kingdom

20 November, 2020

Compensation

£40K - 80K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Mobile
  • Tests
  • Android
  • iOS

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Parental leave
  • 25 days
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • Lots of perks
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Meetups
Support us on our path towards achieving more frequent releases

Role overview

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA. We have more than 20 million registered users in 147 countries. In the UK, 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered and in the US we have grown 300% over two years. We are also the only European player to have recently entered the top 25 shopping apps by daily active users. 

Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people are dedicated to serving the needs of our global community.

We operate on three pillars:

  1. Community: Our buyers, sellers and employees are inclusive, diverse and accessible. We are committed to empowering diversity within the fashion community.
  2. Entrepreneurship: We support our community and help them build their business with Depop. We thrive on supporting innovation by shaping an environment where creators, makers or hustlers can thrive. 
  3. Sustainability: Depop helps extend the life of garments and reduce waste, we care about the world and want to make a positive change within the fashion industry. 

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to be based at our London HQ, who has a passion for automation testing and building quality products. As our product and customer base grows, you will be supporting us on our path towards achieving more frequent releases, increasing stability and reducing lead time.


Responsibilities:

  • Understanding how the Depop app functions, the flow of code and how it interacts with different components.
  • Understanding user expectations, and product objectives to create and execute test cases.
  • Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on Mobile, Web, and Backend, as well as building test scenarios and acceptance tests.
  • Mentoring and coaching Depop’s QA Engineers.
  • Investigating user problems referred to you by the Product teams, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports.
  • Working with Platform teams, resolving build pipeline issues and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and product designs.
  • Constantly looking for ways to expand and improve on our current automation framework and workflows.
  • Supporting the final quality of production release.

You are someone who:

  • Loves working in an agile, collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Values human interaction and face to face communication
  • Wants to make an impact every single day
  • Values pyramids over ice-cream cones
  • Despises flaky tests
  • Knows what constitutes useful automation, and how to write it
  • Wants to innovate in the technical space, and tells the world about it
  • Is not afraid to experiment with new technologies and is keen to explore

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with native mobile applications testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing frameworks like XCUItest and Espresso
  • Proficient in Swift, Kotlin, Java (or similar OOPs languages)
  • Proven working experience in software development following Agile methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive acceptance criteria and test cases
  • Experience with JIRA (TM4J, Zephyr or X-ray management is advantageous)

Desirable:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject preferred
  • Strong knowledge with API testing
  • Experience with performance and security testing
  • Knowledge of EarlGrey and Robolectric
  •  

Want to find out more about Depop & our engineering team? We write about technology, people and smart engineering right here - https://engineering.depop.com/

Benefits 

  • Learn and Grow: We want to give our people the opportunity to learn. We sponsor and run a myriad of programs, conferences and meet-ups to upskill our employees and enhance their journey with us, just ask!
  • Wellbeing: We care about our employees wellbeing. We offer a cycle to work scheme, healthy fruit and snacks in the office, breakfast every Tuesday, eyecare vouchers and a discounted gym membership at Nuffield Health.
  • Mental Health: Our employees mental health is a top priority. We offer subsidised counseling appointments with a qualified therapist through SelfSpace, we have trained mental health first aiders and we also run yoga, meditation and more.
  • Work/life balance: We have 25 days of holiday with the opportunity to buy or sell 5 more, a day off for activism to allow you the opportunity to make a difference and we offer sabbaticals for our long serving employees 
  • Family life: We offer flexible working (based on the team you will be joining), generous maternity/paternity and parental leave policies which includes adoption and paid time off for fertility treatments. Also, all of our offices are dog-friendly! Do your best work with your best friend.
  • Fun: We love to hang out with each other at Depop. On Friday we finish an hour early to socialise with free food, and have amazing Winter and Summer Parties to celebrate our successes. We also host internal employee socials such as quiz night, games night, movie night and more...we’ve taken this virtual for now!

Location

London is the capital of the United Kingdom, situated in the South East of the island. The world's largest financial centre, London is also often referred to the culture capital of the world. The city is well-known for its heritage, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, and the historic settlement of Greenwich. London Underground is the oldest urban railway network in the world.

Technology workers in London earn 60pc more than the city average, with the figure even higher for foreign born workers, who earned 28pc more than their British counterparts in tech jobs. London can be considered as a center for professional relocation. Furthermore, there are over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies' headquarters in London.

The city is famous for unpredictable weather. For instance, it could be cold, warm and rainy in one day and it’s often the topic of conversation across the city.

Did you know...

  • 2.5M people, one third of Londoners, are foreign born
  • 40% of Greater London is green space
  • 250+

Depop is where the world's creatives come to buy, sell and discover the most inspiring and unique things. Depop was founded by co-founder of PIG magazine and RETROSUPERFUTURE sunglasses, Simon Beckerman. Originally a social network where PIG’s readers could buy items featured in the magazine. After realizing that Depop needed a selling function, Simon re-envisioned the app as a global marketplace — a mobile space where you can see what your friends and the people you’re inspired by are liking, buying, and selling. In turn, your friends and creative influencers all over the world can see the things you like, buy, and sell, and are inspired by you. This ecosystem has supported Depop becoming a global conduit of connection, not only in m-commerce, but culture, design, and creative communities around the world.

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Compensation

£40K - 80K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Mobile
  • Tests
  • Android
  • iOS

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Parental leave
  • 25 days
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • Lots of perks
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Meetups

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