Quality Engineer - Bikes & Scooters - New York

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.

This team is focused on urban transportation and removing congestion, read more here!

About This Role

The Lyft mobile team is seeking a detail-oriented Quality Engineer who will ensure that Lyft’s apps and next-generation features maintain a high level of quality and performance. This will include testing new and existing products on iOS and Android platforms, as well as the integration of the back-end systems that power our client apps.


  • Develop, iterate and own all testing-related documentation, including test plans, test cases/scripts, and bug reports assessing the quality and associated risk for complex on-demand functionality across all Lyft mobile applications and their back-end counterparts

  • Plan, create, and execute tests for validating Lyft’s mobile apps

  • Perform exploratory testing and assist in the identification and design of test automation

  • Improve our existing test automation frameworks and infrastructure and support engineers in writing additional UI test for mobile applications

  • 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:

  • Strong experience in developing and documenting test plan, test cases and reporting bugs for complex features

  • Solid experience in building automation frameworks and writing reliable and maintainable automated tests

  • Have worked on web/mobile platform and have a very good understanding of and ability to troubleshoot the testing ecosystem (plus points for mobile experience)

  • Strong object-oriented programming experience

  • Proficiency in Java/Kotlin or Swift for mobile platforms

  • Familiarity with Espresso/XCUItest is strongly desired

  • 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

  • Are constantly 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


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