Robinhood

QA Engineer

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

As a core member of our QA team, you'll directly impact the lifeline of the business by maintaining a high bar for quality of our award winning iOS, Android apps as well as Web app. You'll own major features, working closely with different disciplines across the company.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Building test plans for new features and improvising on existing test plans for feature updates and customer feedback
  • Executing tests on our weekly beta release candidates for iOS, Android, Web app.
  • Owning features through inception, design feedback, implementation, and launch
  • Collaborating with Product Designers, Product Managers, Backend Engineers, Data Engineers and Customer Support

About you:

  • Strong quality sense and experience working closely with mobile and web client development teams
  • Excellent communication skills and passion for tough technical problems
  • Attention to detail and voice of customer experience
  • Experience automating end to end UI tests for mobile and web apps
  • Experience in championing customer feedback post-launch and bringing it to the attention of relevant teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience

Bonus points:

  • Familiarity with consumer centric Mobile and Web app testing
  • Product intuition and user empathy
  • Experience ensuring a consistent user experience across different platforms
  • Understanding of the importance of test plans and how to approach writing informative bug reports
  • Self-drive to improve the app experience above and beyond what's outlined in the spec
  • Familiarity with bug reporting systems like Jira
  • Familiarity with a scripting language like Python, Swift for iOS, Espresso for Android, TestCafe for Web

 

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility). 

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