Mid-Level QA Engineer

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to buy products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free⁵ for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly. As of December 31, 2021, Afterpay is offered by more than 122,000 of the world’s favorite retailers and more than 19 million active customers have adopted the service.

Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ)

We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing.

Job Description

The Payments Engineering Team at Afterpay is responsible for building a global payments platform that enables our customers to pay for their purchases using their preferred payment mechanisms. This role requires expertise in building out mission-critical systems at scale that can evolve quickly. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of the core foundational platform that powers one of the world’s largest payment networks. 

You will:

  • Design, build and own the automation test suites for both existing and new microservices and integrate the tests into CI/CD pipelines 
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, data analysts and engineers to plan and implement complex features while also understanding impact areas that need to be considered
  • Responsible for reviewing engineers’ acceptance criteria for the feature card through story kickoffs
  • Mentoring the engineers on aspects of quality assurance and testing by sharing the experience and knowledge to implement quality governance across the development lifecycle
  • Assessing and mitigating risks, solving quality problems  and implementing changes to improve engineering efficiency


You have:

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Computer Science or relevant qualifications
  • Minimum of 3-5 years industry experience
  • Experience in designing and implementing automation test frameworks
  • Experience in manual and automated testing
  • Enthusiastic about solving business problems with technology

Technologies we use & teach:

  • Kotlin, Java, Springboot
  • Kafka, Redis
  • MySQL, NoSQL

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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