QA Engineer, Automation at Dave | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full Time Exempt

Team: Engineering

Dave is a banking app on a mission to build products that level the financial playing field. To date, we've helped more than 11 million customers bank, budget, avoid overdraft fees, find work, and build credit—and we're just getting started. We believe in a world where everyone has access to financial opportunity and the ability to reach their personal financial goals. With a growing suite of tools and services, we provide a superior banking experience for anyone living paycheck to paycheck.

As a virtual-first company, there is no preference on where we get our work done. You are able to live anywhere in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii.

Team Overview

As the QA Engineer, you will play a major role in the testing of software that powers a major domain at Dave. You will influence and shape the automation strategy and coverage of the system owned by a squad, and champion the importance of quality control to the product manager, engineering manager, and developers in a squad.

We’re looking for someone who can work with their squad members to create a thorough and relevant test plan; identify gaps in testing, and collaborate with developers to create comprehensive end to end coverage for the Dave software.

What You'll Do

  • Work within the squad to write and maintain relevant end to end coverage for new and existing features.
  • Participate in code review process with other QA engineers across squads
  • Emphasize automation over manual testing in every sprint, and continue to increase coverage in existing mobile app regression testing suite
  • Surface testing needs, and collaborate with product, engineering managers, squad members to address tech debt.
  • Triage and debug issues reported by users, customer success, and internal teams
  • Work in and maintain a test framework for frontend and backend tests
  • Participates in interview panels as needed

What You'll Need

  • 1+ years of automation testing experience.
  • 1+ years of QA experience in agile / scrum environments
  • 1+ years of experience testing web and mobile (iOS and Android) applications
  • Experience using Git, GitHub, and Jira
  • Experience writing test cases and using test case management software (TestRail)
  • Experience using web debugging proxy tools (Charles Proxy)
  • Comfortable using the command line
  • Experience testing APIs (Postman)
  • Experience with building a test strategy for testing a micro-service architecture
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience

Benefits & Perks

• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans

• Insurance premiums 100% covered for you and 80% for your dependents

• Company provided Basic Life and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plans

• Generous paid parental and caregiver leave

• Voluntary Life Insurance

• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions

• Unlimited PTO and generous company holidays

• Company laptop and home office stipend

• Personal financial advisor

Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    QA Engineer, Automation
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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