Senior Quality Engineer at Xero

Engineering, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 18 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the role:

As a Senior Quality Engineer within our payroll team, you’ll be joining one of the cornerstones of what makes Xero incredible. Without us, Xero wouldn’t be where it is today.
You’ll be part of an Agile team working with a collaborative approach to software development and quality. You’ll be sharing your knowledge and expertise in modern test approaches and strategies with your teammates, as you drive good quality and testing practices which result in high quality deliverables. You’ll be hands-on, creating tests throughout the software development life-cycle; coaching your peers, implementing frameworks and test coverage at all levels, and peer reviewing your team's work.

We will offer you flexible working hours and arrangements that enable you to balance your life and passions. We trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your dream for continual learning with training and career mentor-ship to help you flourish.

About the Team:

You’ll be joining a long standing team with peers who are very accommodating and supportive of each other and always ready to help. We pride ourselves on the team culture we’ve been able to build and are looking for the right candidate to join us.

About you:

We are looking for a passion Quality Engineer with technical experience as well as someone who is #human and takes ownership of their environment. As a team, we are on a journey of improving how we approach testing, ensuring we are putting more focus on automation tests and less reliance on manual tests. You will be someone who is able to coach and motivate others and is not afraid to challenge fellow Engineers in striving for better practices and processes.

What you’ll bring with you:

  • The ability to coach, develop and motivate fellow Engineers towards a Quality Mindset with a strong focus on “shift-left” testing
  • Experience in implementing automated tests over multiple layers of a system using a variety of automated testing tools and frameworks
  • Experience using CI/CD (TeamCity) and working towards best practices
  • Experience in Agile ways of working with a focus on Agile testing methods
  • Experience testing across multiple layers in an application stack, from DB through to GUI
  • Experience in Containerized testing approach, with knowledge of AWS and docker
  • Familiarity with version control systems (GitHub etc)
  • Familiarity of C# .NET stack and/or React would be a plus
  • A passion for continuous improvement, keeping yourself up to date with the latest in quality engineering practices
  • Ability to drive Quality Engineering Standards and implement Quality Metrics
  • Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.