Are you looking to join an innovative organization powering payments for the next generation of fintech and commerce innovators? Marqeta has built the world’s first open API issuer processor platform from scratch, powering prepaid, debit, and credit cards for the most recognizable names in financial technology, alternative lending, on-demand services and e-commerce. Marqeta has become the leader in payment innovation. Our company is comprised of a team of industry experts, a dynamic approach to working on challenging problems, and an open environment and culture that is focused on ideas and innovation.

Not only do we have an inspiring and innovative culture, but only Marqeta can offer you a chance to help redefine the payments industry. As a testament to the company we've collectively built, our world-class team voted Marqeta one of the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work.

Marqeta is proud of its Oakland roots and strives to build a team as diverse as the cities in which we operate. Underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. 

We are not expecting any single candidate to have an expertise under all areas of our requirements section. Please apply if you meet some but not all of the requirements.

Position Summary

Marqeta is a fast growing technology company with a one-of-a-kind culture. We are devoted to providing meaningful career experiences through challenging work, collaborative partnerships, and ongoing development. 

We are looking for a quick-thinking, quality enthusiast who understands releasing great software is not just about reactive testing. As an Sr. SDET at Marqeta, you’ll be proactively assessing and mitigating risks for our API and Web platform releases, within one of our exciting product verticals. You’ll be solving big quality challenges, coaching Software Engineers and Product Managers in the art of quality testing and helping to create a long-term vision of quality features for our members. You are a passionate member of the team who wants to have high impact; looking for a hands-on technical career. This isn’t just about “Quality Assurance”; we want you to help us create a better product and proactively improve our quality efforts on the whole.

About the role

  • Write and execute automation testing for REST APIs and web-based applications as well as maintain existing automated tests and tools.
  • Work with stakeholders for crafting test plans, resolving test scenarios and constantly update the existing test sets.
  • Be a strong quality advocate, collaborating closely with software engineers, designers, and product managers to release revolutionary payment products.
  • Pair with software engineers to identify and prevent gaps with automation/regression coverage and even build frameworks.
  • Be part of transforming monolithic applications into more scalable and resilient distributed systems with high quality, using cloud technology.
  • Learn a lot. We value continued learning and development.
  • We follow a lightweight Scrum/Kanban methodology.

Qualifications 

  • Have 3+ years of experience or its equivalence in a software engineering role.
  • Experience working with large-scale test automation frameworks.
  • Experience with automation and performance testing for RESTful APIs & Web applications.
  • Experience with Java/Ruby/Python/JavaScript, CD/CI, Unix CLI, GIT, SQL.
  • Experience with using and setting up performance testing tools such as Gatling, LoadRunner, JMeter, etc.
  • Bonus points for experience with Docker and Jenkins/Drone and Mobile automation.
  • Bonus points for experience in the Payments Industry and with Micro-services architecture.
  • Bonus points for experience in testing React applications
  • Have the ability to solve complex problems with practical, maintainable, and scalable solutions.
  • Leverage your extensive experience in previous projects to guard code quality and take opportunities to mentor juniors.
  • Express what you know comfortably and confidently, especially during code reviews.
  • Accept feedback with eagerness to learn more.
  • Self-aware with the desire to continually improve.

Perks 

  • Be a member of an exceptional team -  we’re growing and your career with us will too!
  • Rich suite of benefit plans - Employee premiums paid 100%
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan
  • Market-leading fully paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement savings - 401k plan with a Company match
  • Meaningful Equity
  • Bi-annual Hack Weeks to support and reward innovation
  • Beautiful downtown Oakland office in a great location, with stunning views of Lake Merritt
  • Conveniently located close to public transportation
  • Open, transparent culture that includes weekly All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsite, etc.
  • Commuter and Parking monthly subsidy
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays, and more. Access to corporate gym membership rates and other discounts and employee perks!

 

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