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Quality Engineer, Tech Lead

3+ months agoMountain View, 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’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. From developing creative new Lens features for Snapchat, to supporting the continuous growth and evolution of Lens Studio (our platform for an ever-increasing community of AR creators), to designing the cutting-edge computer vision and machine learning technology that makes World transformation Lenses possible — our Augmented Reality team is working hard on their mission to bring AR to more people, places, and moments, every day.

We're looking for a Quality Engineering Tech Lead to join the Augmented Reality team!

What you’ll do:

  • Own the test automation strategy for Lens Studio and promote your vision for holistic Quality Assurance team-wide

  • Work with engineering and product leadership to define goals that meet the needs of our growing platform

  • Execute to achieve those goals through individual contributions and by directing the work of other Quality Engineers

  • Build reliable frameworks that enable automation test coverage for weekly, nightly and continuous integration test strategies at scale

  • Evaluate 3rd party automation test frameworks and make recommendations to leadership

  • Work with the development team to incorporate the design and implementation of automation test cases into their feature planning

  • Gather requirements and extend automation frameworks to support behavior driven development

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with build and release processes, including continuous integration and release sign-offs

  • A proven understanding of software product life cycles

  • Strong technical leadership and mentorship skills

  • Strong computer science fundamentals

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 7+ years of Quality Engineering experience

  • Experience with manual and automated testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building and supporting operations for a remote device lab

  • Hands-on experience testing consumer-facing technologies and applications using automation frameworks

  • Experience with desktop application development and testing

  • Experience with Python, Jenkins, and Squish

  • Creative tools and AR/game engine experience (e.g. Maya, Unreal, Unity)

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!

Client-provided location(s): Mountain View, CA, USA
Job ID: b47ea130c61ae60b4941d04065a0b71c1253faf59c3ca08bc933cccbec9a766f