Quality Engineer - Ecosystem
Wellington, NZ
4d ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world.

This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections.

Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

The Xero Ecosystem team is building the next generation of platform business for Xero. This is a fast growing team creating new initiatives and products.

As part of our mission, our development teams in Auckland are focused on enabling success on the Xero platform by creating a beautiful experience for our app partners.

About the team : We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in the Partner Experience team.We ensure applications integrating to Xero have a great experience when becoming partner applications and being listed in the Xero Marketplace.

We also build outbound integrations from Xero to third party systems to provide enhanced capabilities for Xero customers using our marketplace applications.

We work in small, interdisciplinary teams that run in an agile fashion you’ll be talking to product owners, designers, and other teams to help build beautiful products and services for our customers.

You’ll be part of a supportive group of people, who’ll encourage you to learn, grow and share that knowledge with others.

What you’ll be doing : You’ll be working as part of a team of other engineers and a product owner. This will give you opportunities to help define quality from the beginning of feature development, and support the team in reaching those goals.

With the team, you’ll help elevate the quality of the products and features we build for our users. There’s a strong focus on automating testing, so you’ll be contributing to the team’s wider test suites across its various components, ensuring they’re testing the right thing.

The team is good at writing automated tests itself, so you won’t be the sole contributor to them.You’ll be given the time to learn and understand the products that the team supports, as well as creating or updating our internal documentation.

As a member of the team, you’ll be contributing to our processes so that we can improve the quality of our products. This means setting SLO’s to ensure reliability, how we triage issues and incidents as they occur, as well as how we go about testing.

There are also opportunities to support and have input into wider Xero initiatives on quality and testing practices. What you’ll bring with you :

  • Experience with building automated test suites, both for server side applications in a cloud-based environment, and for front end web applications.
  • Ability to code in at least one programming language. We work primarily with C#, Javascript, and Golang and will support your learning if you’re familiar with other languages.
  • Familiarity with agile ways of working, and continuous delivery practices (CI / CD)
  • Curiosity and a growth mindset to drive improvements. Why you want to join Xero Xero is proud of the culture that it fosters.
  • We live and breathe our values everyday, and ensure we provide an environment where everyone can do their best work. You’ll be supported and encouraged to learn, grow and mentor others.

    We offer an awesome package that includes a competitive base salary, Xero shares, life insurance, and other benefits. We encourage flexible working and arrangements that let you balance your work and life whether you need to work home for the day, shift your hours so that you can pick up your kids from school, or take a little extra time off for your wellbeing.

    We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully.

    We're a big part of the small business community and you'll find Xeros attending and speaking at conferences, hosting meetups and generally celebrating small business and its value to the global economy.

    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.

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