QA Engineer

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Jan 09 2020

QA Engineer

Job description

FineTune is seeking a rigorous and detail oriented QA Engineer for our AP and Pre-AP education software product who has strong motivation to grow startup companies with an eye toward improving the software product and its testing according to user specifications. Prefer applicants located in U.S. timezones.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Primarily manual testing of functional and UI requirements
  • Working in an Agile Scrum format with two week sprints
  • Working with the development team to thoroughly document bug reproduction steps and their resolutions
  • Working with Product Owners to identify requirements and acceptance criteria and make sure they are documented accurately before coding begins
  • Interacting with all of QA to cross train on various aspects of the platform
  • Gathering metrics to help identify high risk areas of the platform and for improvement of the engineering team
  • Working with the Project Manager/Scrum Master to address scheduling conflicts and other testing needs as applicable
  • Verifying releases, before and after deployment

Desired Experience:

  • 2+ years of manual QA experience for web based platforms
  • 2+ years experience with SQL to manipulate, load and delete test data
  • Experience with Jira or other task management tools to document bugs and their replication steps
  • Experience with test plan repositories such as hiptest
  • Ability to shift priorities and work under load and tight deadlines when needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - must be able to clearly and concisely document issues, answer clarifying questions, and facilitate communication between developers and stake holders
  • Strong investigative and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable with Github

Nice to have:

  • Strong Agile Process Experience
  • Experienced with MacOS
  • Some experience with API and load testing
  • Some experience with writing automated test scripts
  • Some experience with HTTP status codes and browser dev tools
  • Some experience with any programming language
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
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