Expert QA Automation Engineer [Open to remote in France]

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 884M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 1000 Back Makers by the end of 2022! We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, Berlin, Barcelona & New-York). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation : the Bureau Of Technology

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

About the job:

Within our Quality Team and fully integrated into an agile team as part of our Search&Reco squad, you will develop both manual and automated tests at user level with the latest testing tools. As an Engineer, you will autonomously lead the project from the ground up, building QA processes for Search&Reco from scratch. Working on a complex scope, you will liaise with many stakeholders to understand the product requirements, obtain testing data and to build and implement an aggregated plan.

You also will leverage the shift-left principle by writing quality guidelines and improving the team’s processes.

Our QA Engineers work with Software Engineers, Product Management, UI/UX Designers, and Customer Support. This allows them to fully understand the feature and customer usage to develop test plans and test suites that replicate real-world environments and client focused regression tests.

You will use your coding skills to debug problems using log files and real time monitoring. Other responsibilities include updating automated tests and non-regression automation tools as well as evaluating risks and being part of the team deciding on go/ no go when it comes to new releases.

What you will be doing:

  • Communicate with a wide range of stakeholders (users, developers, other technical teams and management) to have a deep understanding of the product and collect requirements
  • Propose new, quality ideas and solutions to the team based on those requirements. Evaluate and defend those solutions whenever necessary 
  • Build the automation framework and testing from scratch for your squad - you will need to build and run the process from the ground up
  • Evaluate new functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess functionality quality in all countries where BM is implanted
  • Provide detailed status reports, Bug Management and KPI reporting for a wide range of stakeholders
  • Work closely with the QA Team to help improve quality guidelines & processes in your team(s)
  • Work on top notch tooling and frameworks (Java, Python, Selenium, Pact, Optics…)
  • Work on CI/CD and microservices testing strategy and tooling
  • What you will bring to the team:

  • A strong technical vision for your team and a passion for creating automated testing and improving your environment
  • A love to answer a specific problem with a specific solution, and if needed, a handmade one
  • Excellent soft skills and an ability to exchange and defend ideas
  • A passion to work in a high-volume environment. You think big and will drive our scalability to the maximum
  • A passion for best development practices (such as clean code, TDD, BDD, KISS, etc.) 
  • A capability to receive and give feedback in a safe and inclusive workplace
  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Excitement for learning about how our industry works and the impact we bring to both our customers and the world 
  • Hopefully a love for exploding kittens and board games!
  • Who you are:

  • 5+ years of Quality Engineering and/or test engineering experience
  • Proven experience in leading a project from scratch, from conception to execution
  • Competencies in Java, Python, or equivalent coding language
  • Automation framework knowledge (Selenium, Appium, RobotFramework) is mandatory
  • Skills in DevOps (CI/CD) Docker, Kubernetes
  • An experience in an E-Commerce or Marketplace environment will be a plus
  • Autonomous in implementing and maintaining quality test automation for both mobile and web applications is essential 
  • Ability to work on a broad scope, to take a step back and evaluate your work against team & company objectives
  • Strong focus on customer experience, curiosity about how things fit together, and a passion for driving improvements to raise the overall quality level of our software and environments
  • Recruitment process:

  • Call with Aicha, our Tech Recruiter
  • Technical interviews with our QA team
  • Fit interview with your future manager and your future product owner
  • Back Market Values interview

    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)