Senior Manager, Test Automation Engineering – Mobile

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13209
The Mobile team is the heart of innovation at Groupon. The Groupon mobile applications connect millions of consumers with local merchants and services that they love all over the world. We are laser focused on improving our experience to help deliver on the vision of Groupon applications as the go-to destination for people looking to find restaurants, services, and activities in their neighborhood.The Groupon iOS/Android apps consistently maintain a 4.5-5 star rating with millions of users and have been recognized as one of the best retail apps: the Senior Manager of Test Automation Engineering for Mobile, you will lead a large team of software engineers and QA engineers that will enable us to launch new innovative features across all of our mobile applications and make our top rated user experience even better. You'll be leading the automation efforts for all consumer Mobile Applications, responsible for driving billions of dollars in yearly revenue for Groupon.

Rapid innovation is contingent on strong testing strategy and execution. That is where you come in.

Your Responsibilities at Groupon will include:

Partner with development, product, and design leadership to deliver Groupon's consumer applications
Drive strategic initiatives to reduce time to market, increase quality and expand test automation
Provide career development, technical leadership and mentoring for a strong team of test engineers.
Work with your team to architect application test frameworks and infrastructure
Keeping abreast of techniques and tools to make testing more effective and efficient.

BS or MS in computer science or equivalent experience
Prefer 5+ years of related experience (ideally consumer applications) and 2+ years of experience with mobile testing and automation
Prefer 5 years of direct people management experience (e.g. development of high performing technical teams, agile teams, being a role model for engineers on the team and providing timely coaching and mentoring).
Strong history of delivering successful projects with high quality
Broad technology awareness, particularly in the testing space
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ideally, would have worked on and released one or more mobile applications
Ability to architect, design and develop complex engineering solutions, with good sense on estimation
Passion for ensuring high-quality architecture and customer experience

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.