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Software Developer Engineer in Test
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft needs experienced engineers from a breadth of disciplines. Our team has a history of enabling rich and creative features that set the standard for the ride-sharing industry. We constantly innovate and incorporate cutting-edge technologies to make the lives of our community more enriched

About This Role

A Software Development Engineer in Test ( SDETs ) will be driving force behind a comprehensive test strategy to complement our test automation. This is a hands-on position. You will schedule and participate in internal testing events, collaborate closely with product feature teams as they develop new features, and ensure every release happens on time without regression.


* Perform exploratory testing and assist in the identification and design of test automation
* Develop test strategy and implement test best practices across the entire technology stack
* Improve our existing test automation frameworks and infrastructure and support engineers in writing automated test
* Develop test plan by collaborating with the cross-functional team and identify tests for automation or automate them
* Maintain existing UI tests, monitor failures and report bugs
* Design and implement test strategy to improve efficiency in manual testing
* Build and maintain systems to monitor test stability and report stability issues back to engineers

Experience & Skills:

* 9+ years of hands-on industry experience in quality
* 4+ years in a SDET role
* Strong object-oriented programming experience
* Proficiency in Java/Kotlin or Swift for mobile platforms
* Familiarity with Espresso/XCUItest is strongly desired
* Solid experience in building automation frameworks and writing reliable, scalable, and reusable automated tests
* Solid experience with design patterns
* Have worked on mobile platform and have a very good understanding of and ability to troubleshoot the testing ecosystem (plus points for mobile experience)
* Strong experience in developing and documenting test plan, test cases and reporting bugs for complex features
* Track record of improving efficiency, especially through automation, balancing short-term and long-term priorities
* Have significant experience and willingness to work with other teams such as engineering, product and release teams
* Forward and proactively thinking ahead, and building for future changes in an ever-changing mobile ecosystem
* Shows a passion for learning, especially through looking at new processes and tools that have significant impact on engineering teams
* Experience of prioritizing and coordinating work across a large number of product teams is a plus
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience of prioritizing and coordinating work across a large number of product teams is a plus
* Experienced in developing metrics against test coverage
* Experience of prioritizing and coordinating work across a large number of product teams is a plus
* Experienced in developing metrics against test coverage

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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