Adobe

Photoshop Quality Engineer, Desktop Extensibility

Adobe

April 26, 2021


Our Company
Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.
We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!
The Opportunity
Are you interested in the chance to work on professional creative software product that touches millions of customers across the world? If so, the Photoshop team is looking for a passionate quality engineer to join us in shaping the future of Photoshop. You will partner closely with fellow quality engineers, developers, designers, and product managers. Your role as a quality engineer will play a key part in helping modernize this world-class product, delivering an incredible user experience, and supporting a developer community which is extending Photoshop's functionality with plugins. We are looking for someone who is technical, detail-oriented, driven, creative, has clear communication skills, and is willing to join an adaptable, and collaborative team.
What you'll Do
  • Collaborate with developers, user research, product management, design, and support to ensure quality in all phases of development, including the use of automated tests
  • Build test plans, test cases, and supporting documentation and test files
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform and drive test strategies and quality efforts
  • Discover, narrow down and isolate bugs and write clear, reproducible bug reports
  • Review design specs, engineering docs
  • Employ all the various testing methodologies such as usability testing, performance testing, memory leak testing, security testing, limit testing, stress testing, and more
  • Coordinate testing and release cycles with other Adobe teams building Photoshop plugins
  • Interact with a community of plugin developers to understand the quality, stability and usability of Photoshop's extensibility platform
About you
You are someone who...
  • Loves software and marrying art with science to enable creative people to fully express themselves more efficiently and effectively
  • Is a team-player and is looking to contribute to something greater than yourself
  • Is a motivated, self-starter, who can make progress quickly even when there is ambiguity
  • Is a critical thinker, who possesses strong analytical skills tempered with empathy and emotional intelligence
  • Is able to organize and prioritize your work in order to make the best use of your time and capabilities
  • Cares deeply about customers, quality, craftsmanship, and polish
  • Is a phenomenal listener and communicator, able to digest, synthesize, and distill complex information and communicate clearly
  • In the face of adversity is are able to adapt and persevere, all while maintaining a healthy, balanced long-term perspective
  • Is a quick learner and is always looking to improve yourself, and see challenges and setbacks as opportunities to learn
  • Loves trying to understand how things work and exploring all the possible ways in which you can get something to break
What you need to succeed
  • BS or BA or advanced degree
  • 3+ years proven experience with software development, including testing methodologies and product development lifecycles
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of desktop applications on both Mac and Windows
  • Familiarity with web technologies and basic JavaScript troubleshooting
  • Strong familiarity with Photoshop and creative software highly desired
  • Experience with automated testing a plus