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QA - Automation Engineer

at Bird

Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 78798545-5c5f-4fba-8c42-701269b0466a

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QA - Automation Engineer

Santa Monica, California
Engineering – QA
Full Time

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Who is Bird

At Bird, we’re on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We planted roots in Los Angeles, California. Now, our fleet of electric scooters is available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. In our first year, Bird launched in over 100 cities and provided over 10 million rides. And we’re only just getting started.


Perform functional manual testing of new & existing features to cover all UX/business use cases and performance tests; ensure error handling and boundary conditions work as defined in product specifications

Work closely with product, design & engineering teams to help define quality metrics, and create use-case scripts to facilitate ad-hoc testing
Ensure test planning, test framework, execution, and reporting is efficient, and coordinated
Support and enforce engineers in writing tests to maintain high test coverage
Monitor failures and crashes, report bugs
Bring in new or better alternate automated testing tools
Maintain mobile and web release cycles along with comprehensive release notes


4-5+ years of experience in mobile automation using Appium with Expresson and XCUI test drivers or other framework like Cucumber, Calabash, Kobiton etc

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms

SQL experience. PostgreSQL is a plus
API testing
Software testing working with various technologies including distributed Internet technologies
Proven experience creating, executing and reviewing results of functional, integration, and regression testing
Experience using the command line
Scalable automation framework creation experience
Code review experience
Bluetooth and mobile network experience
Ability to design and implement test automation & unit testing frameworks
Experience with open source test tools
Experience with object-oriented programming languages
Java, Javascript, Python, and Kotlin is a plus

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart, and open-minded group. Our employees are passionate about our mission, and eager to complete their work at the highest level. The office itself is up tempo and supportive, because we care about each other. People first, people.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, on-demand doctor visits, childcare support, a pre-tax commuter account for mass transit or parking, a wellness stipend, and more.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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