Automation Engineer, Facebook Portal

Facebook London 15 days ago

The Portal team brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. As an Automation Engineer in Portal, Facebook Reality Labs, you'll ensure the delivery of world class product quality for our software, hardware and product platforms. In this role, you will be embedded in the Portal product engineering teams and responsible for driving as well as implementing automation in all levels of the test pyramid throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). You are responsible for implementing reliable and scalable automation solutions using out of box thinking, delivering high quality consumer electronics user experiences. The right candidate possesses a background in software engineering, is meticulous about quality, and has demonstrated capability in building test automation, automation frameworks, infrastructure, tooling and test fixtures.
  • Develop reliable automated software tests in all levels of the test pyramid (unit, integration and end-to-end) to detect issues as early as possible
  • Contribute to engineering efforts to solve complex testing problems by designing and developing scalable test automation and frameworks
  • Create prototypes and work with cross-functional partners for new innovative automation methodologies and technologies
  • Evangelize and drive a culture of automation quality within Portal and FRL by advocating for high quality results and signal through a continuous integration and continuous deployment pipeline
  • Enable and drive the product engineering teams to build automation at scale
  • Be the advocate for testability, drive best engineering practices and defect prevention
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • First work experience in a role coding in Python, PHP, JavaScript, Java, C/C++ (or equivalent language) including code maintenance and review
  • Experience with various automation tools and infrastructure
  • Experience with automation testing, types to include Unit, Functional, Load, Behavioral, Integration, and End-to-End
  • Experience writing software test automation code and frameworks that can simulate complex multi-system scenarios
  • Experience in an embedded device programming environment, such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi
  • Experience with Android development
  • Experience building and launching consumer electronics products
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.