Senior Mobile Automation Engineer


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Premise is Growing! We are hiring a Senior Mobile Automation Engineer in San Francisco, CA to infuse our team with drive, technical and intellectual horsepower, and diverse perspectives. As Senior Mobile Automation Engineer you get to drive automated testing of our flagship mobile applications used for global data aggregation.  

Premise is a worldwide network and predictive analytics platform bringing visibility to the world’s hardest-to-see places. We enable global decision-makers to move faster and make smarter decisions by employing local, on-the-ground contributors to observe and collect real-time data. Our current clients include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Department of State (DOS). A $66M Series C Venture Capital organization, we are backed by Google Ventures, SocialCapital, and Andreessen Horowitz, among others, and our board and advisors include thought leaders such as Larry Summers and Rajiv Shah. Learn more about us at; or Follow us at 

Our Team:

We are a passionate, tight-knit team that moves fast, appreciates candor, and deeply values the diversity of our backgrounds. Our diversity mirrors the global nature of our work: we’ve lived in 30 countries, speak 14 languages, and believe in the value of life experience that an unconventional background inherently brings. What unites us is our innate curiosity and collective ambition to build technology that ultimately has a measurable human impact. 

What you get to do:

  • Drive automated testing of the Premise Android app
  • Work with product and development teams to understand requirements and develop test plans and timelines, and to ensure developed products meet customer expectations
  • Champion testing best-practices within the engineering organization
  • Coordinate with third party testers to create test plans and track issues

Your background likely includes:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with native app automated test tools and frameworks
  • Programming experience with Java or other object oriented languages
  • Expertise in QA best practices and how to create processes to drive quality in a product
  • 3+ years of experience testing native Android applications, using tools like Robolectric, Appium, Google Cloud Testing / Firebase Testing, and the Android Testing Support Library
  • Understanding of the Android SDK, memory management, background services, UI layout and rendering
  • Passion for learning and sharing knowledge with the team around you

Bonus points:

  • Experience with third party testers, such as Testlio, rainforest QA, etc
  • Any API testing (Restful web services) will be a plus
  • Experience in Web testing using Selenium will be a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting apps in a production environment, using analytics data, crash reports, and user error reports


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