601 day(s) ago

Senior Quality Engineer (apply by February 28th) vacancy at Automattic

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time


We are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Akismet, Gravatar, Crowdsignal, Cloudup, Tumblr, and more. We believe in making the web a better place.

We’re a distributed company with 1,332 Automatticians in 77 countries speaking 99 different languages. We’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and our common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world.

We believe in Open Source and the vast majority of our work is available under the GPL.


Our QE’s are embedded in multi-functional product teams to advocate quality and continuous improvement at every stage of the software development process. Currently, we are looking to expand our team and hire 4 Senior Quality Engineers across Mobile Applications, WordPress.com, Tumblr, and WooCommerce.


Deeply understand test methodologies, such as functional, integration, regression, globalization, localization, and performance testing.
Comfortable designing, developing, and maintaining reliable automated test suites that run as part of the project CI and/or nightly build system. Our test suites are primarily in Java, Swift, Java, and Kotlin. Some teams also use Appium/Selenium and Python.
Are disciplined, with an eye for detail, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Triage efficiently, prioritizing issues by the highest impact and scope. You know how to get the right bugs fixed.
Are comfortable in a collaborative, agile, and distributed development environment.
Are unabashedly customer focused.
Are an evangelist for quality who is willing to spread proven methodologies and quality mindset to the rest of the engineering org. You are always looking for a better way to do things.
Can quickly assimilate whatever technologies are needed for a project.
Have the ability to objectively evaluate overall release quality and participate in team go/no-go decisions.
Are highly collaborative, love participating in code reviews, and discussions about architecture or design.
Are thoughtful about product design, with good user experience instincts.
Are open and able to travel 3-4 weeks per year to meet up with your teammates in person. Important note: at the moment all company travel has been suspended due to COVID-19. Automattic is monitoring government and health agency reports closely and responding however possible to prioritize safety and well-being for our team and communities.

Skills considered as a good plus

WordPress programming experience.
Are familiar with mobile testing, both iOS and Android.
Open source contributions or contributions to programs designed to help underrepresented people enter the tech field.

These are exciting times at Automattic and you’ll have a unique opportunity to shape the future of our products. Join us! We look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply?

Does this sound interesting? If yes, click the Apply button and fill out our application form. In your cover letter, let us know what you can contribute to the team.
We're collecting applications by the end of February 2021, so do not miss your opportunity to join us!

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