Engineering

Test Automation Engineer II

Full Time - Texas or Remote

Favor’s mission is ‘Anything Delivered’. Our engineers make high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more. 

Do you get a thrill when you make an impact on hundreds of thousands of users? Do you want to work for a purpose and value driven company in a high growth environment? Our engineers create the tools and applications necessary to connect our customers, Runners, merchants, and support teams. As a Test Automation Engineer at Favor, you will be responsible for building end to end tests of our product portfolio including web, iOS, and Android applications. You will work closely with our product, engineering, and operations teams to understand customer needs, build simple solutions to complex problems, and deliver delightful experiences to all our users. 

At Favor, we are committed to building a world class team that shares a passion for modern, clean code and products that make a difference. We need engineers like you to help us achieve our mission of ‘Anything Delivered’. 

Responsibilities

  • Explore new technologies and contribute to the refinement of testing related tools, standards, and training. 
  • Mentor less experienced automation team members providing guidance on testing methodologies. 
  • Engage and collaborate with other teams to ensure timely solution delivery with high quality. 
  • Communicate individual and project-level development statuses, issues, risks, and concerns to technical leadership and management. 
  • Identify areas in which test automation can improve engineering productivity and increase confidence in the quality of new releases. 
  • Independently develop test plans and build automation for high complexity features and code.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A related degree or comparable formal training, certification, or work experience. 
  • 2+ years of experience in a software test automation role testing a microservices-based, event-driven architecture.
  • Experience or familiarity with one or more of the following technologies: PHP, Scala, Kotlin, Kafka, Java, JUnit, Jenkins, Postman, Pact, REST API Testing. 
  • Experience integrating automated tests into build pipelines using tools like Jenkins, AWS, Docker and Github Actions.
  • Advanced knowledge of testing techniques including functional, integration and load testing and ability to determine appropriate test methodology. 
  • Ability to lead larger initiatives working with the product, design, and engineering teams. 
  • Can drive process change to the SDLC of an engineering organization to encourage quality best practices. 
  • Can perform code reviews and recognize potential defects in implementations. 
  • Can provide recommendations and guidance for implementing automated tooling and product instrumentation. 

Ideal Candidate

  • Appreciate simple design. 
  • Love to write clean, well-tested code - test first or TDD approaches a plus. 
  • Like working with other engineers in a collaborative and iterative environment. 
  • Have experience in a high-growth startup. 
  • Understands how to use and contribute to an automation framework following the page object model. 
  • Communicate well with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Life at Favor

  • Benefits -- We offer premium health, vision, dental, life, and 401(k) options. We also offer Favor delivery credit and H-E-B discounts! 
  • Time-Off -- We offer unlimited PTO for salary employees and ample vacation time to all team members. We empower you to live your best life and do your best work!
  • Learning & Development -- We encourage personal growth and education through regular Learning Labs taught by internal team members and external facilitators.
  • Community -- Whether you’re an avid cyclist, dog lover, or Magic enthusiast, there’s a group for you here. We foster community through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), quarterly company-wide events, happy hours, and regular connection opportunities.
At Favor, we believe that to Run Texas, we need to represent Texas. By putting Community First, we honor the diversity of our backgrounds and experiences through sharing our unique voices. Our community grows when we challenge ourselves to learn and see the world from another’s view. We are committed to growing a team with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.   
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