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Quality Assurance Engineer, 1+ Years Experience - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snap Engineering teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We’re deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.

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Some core features we build and maintain include Snapchat’s Camera, Creative Tools, Maps, Chat, Memories, Stories, Discover, Games, and Minis. Our Infrastructure teams deliver an innovative and cost-efficient platform that ensures Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your friends, no matter where you are in the world. We have one of the fastest growing digital ad platforms, and our Monetization teams drive measurable returns for advertisers through novel ad formats like Augmented Reality. As a Snap Engineering team member, you’ll help us build the future of communication.

We’re looking for a Quality Engineer to join Snap Inc! This role will be based from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters. As a member of the Quality Engineering team, you will own end to end testing of key Snap features. An excellent candidate will have a passion for quality and express creative thought-leadership in all aspects. You will collaborate with our entire engineering organization to come up with testing strategies and plans, as well as monitoring app performance to ensure smooth delivery of new features and updates.

What you’ll do:

  • Drive Quality Engineering efforts for internal and external product releases

    • Design test strategy for existing and new features

    • Build automation Strategy in adherence to a well balanced test pyramid and drive improvements to app performance, usability and hardware/software compatibility

    • Drive incident prioritization and work cross-functionally with engineering/design

    • Write and maintain automated test procedures on various frontend and backend platforms

    • Work hand in hand with Design, PM team and engineering teams to ensure quality feature delivery

  • Participate in release processes for the entire company

  • Work closely with Customer Operations, Localization, and other internal teams to triage incidents and drive resolution when necessary

  • Provide technical support to internal team members

  • Host and manage internal company test sessions and dogfooding

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, adjacent fields or equivalent years of experience

  • 1+ years hand-on industry experience with manual and automated testing

  • Solid foundational skills and understanding of Object Oriented Programming

  • A solid understanding of software product life cycles

  • Hands-on experience testing applications for a variety of smartphones and tablets

  • Ability to isolate defects effectively, as well as provide specific conditions for reproducibility

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for quality in mobile and/or web applications

  • Experience working in a distributed product-team environment

  • Experience with agile test tools and methodologies

  • Native automation experience with iOS, Android, or Web Platforms 

  • Experience testing iPhone applications, Android applications and web interfaces

  • Knowledge of test data analysis, statistics, and test reports

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: eb4f115671f096b70f9774048028db360c4d4ba04304d611fe368f6827170085
Employment Type: Other