About Careem

Careem is the leading technology platform of the Greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding its services across its network to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 130 cities across 15 countries, has created more than one million job opportunities in the region and hosts over 30 million users. Careem’s engineering team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for talented engineers to help us in our mission to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires

Come join the Captain engineering team and help transform 30 million lives in the Greater MENA region. Whether it’s getting from one point to another, getting food delivered to you, or seamlessly sending packages across the city, our tech is there, creating amazing experiences for our customers and helping empower our Captains to simplify and improve the lives of people. The Captain engineering team is building the supply platform of the region which will help create opportunities for people in one of the most dynamic and diverse regions in the world.

Our team is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals who are passionate about creating stellar experiences for our customers and Captains and build amazing technology at a massive scale. We work on cutting edge technology and with a diverse set of talented individuals across many geographies. 

About the role:

As a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) on the Captain Experience team, you will be tasked with creating test automation, tooling and continuous delivery systems that the ride experience teams use to ensure the quality and reliability of the experiences that our Captains (drivers) and partners use every day. You will bring a “how can I break it” mindset to everything that you do every day and create the right level of automation, tooling, coverage and reporting that ensures the quality of our releases. You will also play a key role in the release process by testing the iOS and Android applications that our drivers use. Your focus will be around ensuring the quality and reliability of the mobile applications that must operate over an unreliable network and run on a wide gamut of iOS and Android devices.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in Software Development in Java microservice ecosystems. 
  • Proficiency with Computer Science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high-quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Experience in test framework development, maintenance and test automation.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes and a solid understanding of defect analysis.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • Experience in end-to-end automation testing and continuous testing.
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Write high quality, performant, and reliable test automation harnesses that engineers use to regress bugs independently.
  • Implement high quality tooling and frameworks that can be used for end-to-end automated testing. 
  • Participate in the release process by looking into new functionality that the team has delivered and applying a “how can I break it” mindset to it.
  • Participate in team agile processes and practices, contribute to their continuous evolution.
  • Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to help develop test plans.
  • Design, develop, and execute mobile & web automation scripts using tools like Espresso, Cucumber, XCTest and XCUITest
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing

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