QA Engineer

DecisionDesk is an application and recruitment manager for Higher Education servicing over 100 clients. We are a fast-paced and energetic startup looking for key members to help shape the next iteration of our core product.

DecisionDesk is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. The QA engineer role plays an important part in our company’s product development process.

In this role, you’ll be the guardian of our outstanding customer experience. You will be able to dive into many aspects of our product, define a strategy for testing new features and functionality, and be responsible for quantifying and improving data quality across our entire site.

You are our ideal candidate if you want to work on challenging problems with smart people. You have a keen attention to detail and are exceptionally good at identifying inconsistencies and flaws. You can juggle several balls and not lose track of the little things.

—Conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs.
—Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
—Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
—Identify, record and track bugs
—Perform thorough regression testing
—Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

—Enrolled in or have completed your B.S. in Computer Science or a related field (or the equivalent experience of such a degree).
—Proven work experience in software development
—Proven work experience in software quality assurance
—Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
—A passion for technology and a knack for details.
—Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans, defining testing strategies
—Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
—Strong communication and collaboration skills.
—Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting

—Competitive salary + stock options
—Fully paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
—Fun, casual work environment

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