Quality Engineer

    • San Francisco, CA

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

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.

A Quality Engineer (QE) 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.


  • 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

  • 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


  • 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


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Mental health benefits

  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off

  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible

  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

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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