our goal is to create the ultimate customer experience through inspiration, engagement and excitement for the fashion industry.
We achieve our objectives using the latest technologies at scale to surpass our customers’ expectations.
On the ASOS Android team, you will have the opportunity to join a group of top talents who adhere to best practices in everything they do.
As a team, we never sit still, so if you have a knack for thinking up fresh ideas, love working in a fast paced and innovative environment, are passionate about technology and what it can do, we would love to get in touch with you!
Working on the Android team, you will help deliver value for more than 18 million active app installs (constantly growing) across both iOS and Android.
Our Apps are loved by our customers worldwide and are 5 stars rated. We’ve been featured on the Play Store multiple times.
We work closely with Google when launching all our features. The ASOS App is 100% native using the latest version of Kotlin.
The ASOS Apps team currently consists of six interdisciplinary sub-teams (three iOS, three Android) composed of Software Engineers, QA Engineers, Engineering Managers, Product Owners and UI / UX Designers.
We collaborate with the Web team and numerous API teams whose services we consume.
What you will be doing :
Testing new features of our Android shopping app, from early requirements stage through to production
Collaborating closely with developers, UX / UI designers, Product Owners and other QAs
Collaborating with external API teams during development
Participating in stand ups, planning sessions and retrospectives
Raising and triaging bugs
Own the testing for features, including both manual to automated tests (using Espresso)
Ensuring features are delivered to a high quality
Driving process improvements that will benefit the quality of the app
Contributing to writing acceptance criteria
Guiding junior members and promoting best testing practices within the team
Ensuring that the team are actively challenging and improving the testing capabilities of the CI pipeline
Participating in frequent releases and driving the streamlining and automation of all release-related activities
Ensuring that the team monitors Production during and post release using tools like Crashlytics, New Relic and Google Play Console and reporting and following up on any identified issues
Giving feedback to developers on the architecture of the application to improve testability and ensuring that the team consider the architecture of the application when discussing the testing of features
Helping the team make decisions on tooling choices through good questioning and POC design
What you will need :
You are passionate about quality and about mobile apps
You have experience coaching and mentoring other QA team members
You are used to challenging existing ways of working and tooling choices, guiding your team and to be smarter about quality
You have an inquisitive mind and the ability to think outside the box
You have experience working in an Agile environment
You have hands-on experience testing native Android apps
You have coding experience in Kotlin / Java. Additional languages are a plus.
You have extensive experience with different aspects of testing including automation, exploratory testing and ideally API testing in addition to front-end testing
You have extensive experience writing automated tests using Espresso or similar (e.g Appium)
You have hands-on experience with Continuous Integration (we currently use Azure to automate our pipeline but exposure to other relevant tools like TeamCity or Jenkins is sufficient)
You use tools like Android Studio, Charles Proxy, Postman (or similar), GitHub on a daily basis and also don’t shy away from implementing your own ones if needed!
What can we offer you?
Performance related bonus
Flex benefits allowance - which you can chose to take as extra cash, or use towards other benefits
25 days paid annual leave + an extra day for your birthday
Employee discount (excellent savings off ASOS items across our full range)
Tech Develops - our internal tech focussed skills development programme to focus on your personal growth as a technologist
Opportunity to represent ASOS at industry leading events
Opportunity to help shape and drive our DE&I initiatives in Tech (like our WIT movement and Diversity mentoring in Tech)
Opportunity to make an impact from day one and work with the latest in cutting edge of technology
We are all equal! We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce. We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you’re from.
Where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place.
Job Vacancy Expires 03 / 12 / 2021