Wayfair Careers

Software QA Engineer-Rest API Automation

Boston, MA
Engineering - Storefront Core Software


Job Description

What you’ll do:

  • Define, compose, and evaluate test plans
  • Test REST API endpoints, creating collections to test HTTP requests and responses
  • Write automation test scripts for core application workflows
  • Execute test cases both manually and by running automation suites through sauce labs
  • Work with growing QA teams to implement new processes
  • Propose design improvements and advocate for our end users
  • Be a quality advocate for the software / teams throughout the product life cycle
  • Work with Business and Engineering stakeholders in our collaborative culture
  • Creatively try to break our website, via hands-on and scripted testing, before our customers

About you:

  • Enjoy breaking things
  • A desire to learn in a constantly evolving environment
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-moving culture
  • Familiarity and passion for browser technology 

 An ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years of experience in a Quality Engineering, or similar, role with the ability to do both manual and automation testing
  • Hands-on working experience with JavaScript, PHP or similar scripting languages
  • Hands-on working experience of testing REST APIs ideally using Postman
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Proficiency with test case management and test design
  • Hands-on working experience with Codeception \ Selenium or any other UI automation tool
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Collaboration with peers
  • Familiarity with Chrome Development tools
  • Be strongly motivated to apply technical skills to solve tough problems with automation
  • Passionate about implementing best practices in testing
  • A strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize tasks and work autonomously


About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Tag: ENGR-SCS
Requisition ID: 22388