Software Test Engineer - Android

Software Test Engineer - Android

  • Location

    San Francisco, United States

  • Sector:

    Cybersecurity , D/E/A/T

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Flexible for the right candidate

  • Contact:

    Sam Sabzerou

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Android Test Engineer

This FinTech opportunity is for a full-time android test engineering position in San Francisco. Their unique technology includes proprietary secret sauce based on undocumented parts of Android OS and firmware. In addition, they use data to enable personalized and compelling offers to users.

As an Android Test Engineer, you will be responsible for the test automation of my client’s Android platform and products. You will collaborate closely with the product and engineering teams. You will have a wealth of industry experience in developing and implementing apps and test automation. Chances are that you've also worked as a full-time Android Engineer at some point.


  • Design and build test automation that improves software quality
  • Work closely with Engineers to implement testing frameworks
  • Influence design choices by showing technical leadership and design for testability
  • Design test plans for new features in the Android codebase
  • Automatically calculate and increase test coverage
  • Implement test automation on other platforms (e.g. iOS, web) as required

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science
  • 2 years of experience in Java programming (Android highly preferred)
  • Android automated testing experience on a world-class app or software service
  • Knowledgeable in 1 scripting language (Python, PHP,  Perl, etc.)
  • 2 years of experience developing test automation for mobile apps (Android) using a test tool like Robotium, Appium, Espresso, etc.
  • 2 years of experience with tools in the Android Test Support Library
  • Experience building testing automation using frameworks like CircleCI, Jenkins, or Travis
  • Familiar with the tradeoffs between unit and integrated tests
  • Experience in automating manually run tests on mobile or web

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience developing Android apps
  • Experience developing test automation for web apps
  • Experience developing test automation for iOS apps
  • Knowledge of SQL and programming to a database