Android Automation Engineer 5 - Android Client Foundations

 Published 17 days ago
    
 United States
    
 $100,000 - $720,000
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Netflix is the world's leading streaming video service with over 200 million paid memberships in 190+ countries. The Consumer Engineering team builds the industry-leading Netflix iOS, Android, and TV apps. To bring new kinds of engaging and cinematic experiences to life, we partner closely with many cross-functional teams including product management, experience design, and creative production.


The Android Client Foundations team is responsible for solving shared opportunities and needs of Android product engineers across Netflix. We build foundational client infrastructure, app architecture, automation, and developer frameworks with insightful release and production tooling in close collaboration with our partners.


Our mission is to:

- Enable teams to craft & ship rich, elegant, and performant product experiences

- Enable rapid execution and product innovation on solid, field-tested, operationalized foundational pieces

- Stay highly aligned with Product Engineering teams yet loosely coupled to have a dedicated focus on technical missions to serve our customer teams


Our responsibilities include implementing large-scale future-looking foundational architecture and frameworks ranging from core UI frameworks to core infrastructure that enables existing and future innovations for product teams across Netflix. We care deeply about the performance, quality, and accessibility of the Netflix app. We’re passionate about creating elegantly designed, highly performant architectures that empower engineers to build unique UI experiences used by millions of users across the globe. We partner closely with teams across Netflix to help deliver solutions that make UI development efficient and enjoyable.

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What You’ll be Doing
  • Define the automated testing vision and strategy for Android - for our partner teams.
  • Ensure high-quality delivery for each release.
  • Help modernize and expand test infrastructure for better reliability and performance to support our culture of experimentation.
  • Influence Android app development and architecture for improved testability.
  • Leverage and influence existing tools to increase observability over the quality of our team’s domain.
  • Stay updated with new testing tools and strategies.
  • Create tools and platforms to improve release efficiency.
  • Collaborating with internal teams (developers, PMs) to identify new testing requirements.


What We Are Seeking
  • Proven work experience in software development in testing and automation, specifically for Android devices.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, automation, tools, and processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of Android APIs, modern architectural patterns, and the technical landscape of Android automation.
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools with extensive knowledge of Espresso, JUnit, Robolectric, UI Automator, screenshot testing, etc.
  • Exceptional coding skills, especially with Java/Kotlin, and ability to navigate different languages and technologies.
  • Proficiency in building all layers of the test pyramid using standard testing tools and frameworks.
  • Ability to write clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases, as well as manage, track, and close automation tickets.
  • Able to analyze data to gain insights for improving app performance and quality.
  • Capable of understanding and operating within a distributed architecture comprising many systems and services.


You will be successful in the role if
  • You deeply care about the quality & performance of the product shipped.
  • You have experience building transparent observability tooling and solutions that enhance developer velocity.
  • You love the idea of your work empowering other engineers and striving to understand their use cases.
  • You enjoy pushing the boundaries of what technology can do and exploring uncharted waters with some supervision.
  • You are curious and ready to learn about various new or unfamiliar technologies, our consumer base, and product vision.
  • Your colleagues appreciate the unique perspectives and balanced views you bring to collaborations.
  • You value the opinions of others when fleshing out solutions to fill out your blind spots.
  • You always seek different perspectives, feedback, and relevant information to navigate ambiguity comfortably.
  • You are effective at establishing strong relationships with cross-functional teams through clear communication.
  • You have read about Netflix’s culture and think you would thrive here.


Learn about Android Product Engineering


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Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top-of-market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $100,000 - $720,000


Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs.  Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.


Netflix is a unique culture and environment.  Learn more here.


We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

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