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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & 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 & creative features that set the standard for the ride-sharing industry. We constantly innovate & incorporate cutting-edge technologies to make the lives of our community more enriched.

This team is focused on urban transportation & removing congestion, read morehere!

About This Role

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


  • Develop, iterate & own all testing-related documentation, including test plans, test cases/scripts, & bug reports assessing the quality & associated risk for complex on-demand functionality across all Lyft mobile applications & their back-end counterparts
  • Perform functional manual testing of new & existing features to cover all UX/business use cases & performance tests; ensure error handling & boundary conditions work as defined in product specifications
  • Perform acceptance & integration testing on weekly builds of mobile application software
  • Ensure test planning, test framework, execution, & reporting is efficient, standardized, & coordinated
  • Utilize a bug tracking tool to log & track issues in the current release in testing; verify bug fixes & regression tests of other impacted features perform correctly; verify all releases before & after deployment to production
  • Work closely with product, design & engineering teams to help define quality criteria & quality metrics, & create specific use-case scripts to facilitate ad-hoc testing
  • Ensure the product, design & development teams understand test results with regard to passes, failures & tests still to be executed

Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field or relevant professional experience
  • Strong understanding of SQA methodologies
  • Experience with mobile development & knowledge of the idiosyncrasies associated with various mobile platforms, screen resolutions, mobile OS versions, & hardware form factors
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Ability to use basic Unix commands
  • Have the ability to learn quickly & apply product knowledge to your test planning & quickly acquire a deep understanding of the application UX, design details, logic, & dependencies
  • Superb attention to detail & ability to identify, isolate & document defects in complex software features
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment

Nice To Have:

  • Ability to design & implement test automation & unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with open source test tools
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages
  • Experience working with third-party APIs
  • Experience with real-time technology problems

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & 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 & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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