Firm is seeking a QA Analyst / Test Engineer to join the product development team. This is a key role on a small but mighty team building and supporting a web-based .NET SaaS application in the licensing and credentialing space.
In this position you will be primarily responsible for automating quality assurance tasks. On any given day you may find yourself:
As a member of the QA team, you could also be asked to contribute with manual testing as needed. (We have a strong preference for automation, but sometimes automation isn't feasible; in those cases you may need to work with the team to validate the expected results by hand)
Lastly, you may occasionally need to use your coding skills to fix issues, not just find them. We're a small team and the lines between "dev" and "QA" sometimes blur.
Key indicators of success in this role are a tester's mindset, an ability to manage complexity, a commitment to continual improvement, proven teamwork and communication skills, an understanding of software design principles, and a sense of humor. Prior experience working remotely is a definite advantage.
Our Columbus-based product team is fully remote and makes liberal use of Teams, Yammer, and email to remain connected.
We believe that "face time" is important and those of us within driving distance of Columbus occasionally get together for happy hours, team outings, or co-working sessions.
Though remote, we are NOT a time-shifted team; we rely heavily on collaboration, so all candidates must be available during the core hours of 9am - 5pm ET.
Company is a technology consulting firm founded in 1996 and headquartered in Arlington, VA. We believe in being pioneers while searching for new and innovating ways to solve problems, acting intentionally to deliver predictable success, and working together to achieve excellence as a team. We value diversity and seek people that will show up every single day ready to make a fresh contribution.
Product is a state of the art credentialing management platform that is used by certification, accreditation, and licensing organizations. Over 1M licensed and credentialed practitioners use product to manage their credentials. It is a remarkable product supported by a remarkable team - come join us!
The ideal candidate will. . .
. . . have at least 3 years of experience in a software development or QA role
. . . be proficient with automated testing tools such as Selenium, Canopy, Cypress, NUnit, etc
. . . work well in a fast paced environment as a self-starter, but know when and how to ask for help
. . . have experience in an Agile environment (or have an open mind about learning)
. . . demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
. . . be able to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse staff, colleagues, and clients
. . . enjoy learning and actively be working to expand their knowledge base and worldview (tech or otherwise)
. . . be within occasional driving distance of Columbus, OH highly desired
Health benefits, 401k contribution, monthly stipend for fully remote employees.
We enjoy 11 floating holidays each year, including Juneteenth.
In 2021, we launched a pilot program that gives every employee their birthday off as a free PTO day.