Quality Assurance Engineer

last updated November 27, 2019 7:24 UTC via WWR

Intellum

HQ: Atlanta, GA

  • Full-Time
Under the supervision of the Director of Quality Assurance, the Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer understands that user experience is everything, and is responsible for helping our development team release the best user experiences possible. The primary mission is to protect our customers from bugs that might have crept in during our development process and ensure the quality, reliability, and integrity of all software products.

QA Engineers work closely with the Director of Quality Assurance as well as the distributed Product and Services teams to ensure our software releases are as high quality as possible.

This position requires loads of passion for highly-usable, modern web experiences and mobile applications; a good understanding of web application technologies; and a very strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities
  • Participate in a small, experienced, energetic team on a fast-paced development schedule
  • Perform manual testing of our applications, including mobile app and desktop testing
  • Succinctly document application defects and UX improvements, and assist in monitoring same
  • Maintain and communicate testing timelines, schedules, and status reports
  • Attend design reviews, requirements sessions, and technical team meetings as requested
  • Follow projects through the software development lifecycle
  • Help coordinate software releases to production environments
  • Support a team of engineers, acting as gatekeeper for their changes
  • Author test cases as applicable to skill-set
Requirements
  • 5 years direct experience working in Quality Assurance for web-based, SaaS applications
  • Solid understanding of software testing practices
  • Experience with Web UI design terminology and Web technology in general
  • Experience testing iOS and Android apps
  • Ability to work with product owners and other resources to thoroughly understand requirements
  • Ability to work effectively within a distributed team in a remote environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written English skills
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work independently
  • Ability to create a quiet work environment
  • Ability to attend frequent meetings requiring verbal communication throughout the workday
  • Ability to maintain standard working hours for applicant’s timezoneDesired Skills
  • Ability to author test plans
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Experience testing applications built on Rails
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree with technical focus (Computer Science, etc.) preferred
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