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Senior Quality Engineer

Company: Zillow
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

About the teamFinding your dream home is only the first step in the home-buying process. On the Zillow Mortgages team, we are building products to help educate and empower people through the process of financing their home. Do you want to make a huge impact on lots of real users' lives while working on a small, fast-moving, technology-forward team? If you answered yes, this is the role for you.About the roleWe are looking to hire an--experienced Full Stack--Senior Software Quality Engineer--to join the ZHL-- team for Zillow Mortgages. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a fun, creative, and challenging environment.--Experience is important, but equally valuable is the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to ensure that our solutions meet the defined requirements and make our users' lives easier. This role is essential in ensuring quality in our lending processes to scale our new lending business. We are seeking to find an ambitious individual who can make an impact as both a leader and individual contributor by raising the quality of our products to the highest level.What you'll do:

  • Actively lead and enhance the test processes to meet quality, compliance, and business objectives.
  • Creatively generate and review test plans and test cases with committed focus in executing them with the team.
  • Become an authority in each feature area with a solid knowledge of interrelated services.
  • Develop testing scenarios/cases to address areas such as database impacts, functional scenarios, regression testing, boundary/negative testing, usability.
  • Be accountable for the quality throughout the software development lifecycle, including production; set the championship bar for quality.
  • Identify, log, and triage weaknesses in our user experiences and technology.
  • Coordinate feature releases, collaborating across the product teams and operations groups.
  • Identify and monitor metrics to keep track of the health of our technology and business.
  • Drive operational excellence and improve the test automation strategy and implementation with the development team.
  • Debug test automation failures and environmental issues, analyze test results, and guide the dev team on ways to improve coverage.
  • Influence and educate the developers, PMs, and business owners on your product team on successful testing practices.
  • Provide daily updates to related teams on progress against the timelines and goals, identifying risks as appropriate.
  • Be prepared to work and deliver in a start-up like environment.--This role has been categorized as a Remote position. "Remote" employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.In Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada and New York City the standard base pay range for this role is $115,500.00 - $184,500.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada and New York City and may not be applicable to other locations.Who you are
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of Test experience with software technologies covering user experience, service API, business workflows, and backend job processing.
    • You have excellent planning, coordination, and communication skills.
    • You are ambitious and passionate in driving quality in all aspects of the software life cycle.
    • You are knowledgeable in the agile/scrum development process and can handle rapid release cycles.
    • You have strong project management skills to ensure the work your team is doing is on-time, while proposing trade-offs and providing risk assessment to business owners.
    • You continue to educate yourself to learn and improve your testing craft.
    • You have team spirit and a collegial attitude.
    • You have experience with REST APIs with data validation.
    • Experience working with .Net, C#, Java, Python, React, SQL, GitLab CI/CD and/or AWS is a plus.
    • Experience with Source Control and Version control tools is a plus.
    • Experience using Atlassian products for Test Case and Defect Management is a plus.
    • Experience leading an offshore team is a plus.
    • Able to work independently with little or no direction and with less documentation in a fast-paced environment--In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location.Get to know usZillow is reimagining real estate to make it easier to unlock life's next chapter.--As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow-- and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do is helping people move from dreaming to transacting - and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality.
      Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and . We're also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don't just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022 list, Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, honoring the in 2022, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2022, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index and Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2022, and TIME list. Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. 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 you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at RecruitingAccessibility@zillowgroup.com.Applicants who receive job offers from Zillow Group will be asked to sign a Proprietary Rights Agreement which includes confidentiality, intellectual property assignment, customer and employee non-solicitation, and non-competition provisions. If you are contacted for a role at Zillow Group and wish to review a copy of the Proprietary Rights Agreement prior to receiving an offer, you may request a copy from your Recruiter.

Keywords: Zillow, Seattle , Senior Quality Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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