QA Lead

San Francisco Peninsula , CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/26/2015 Job ID: 6005 Industry: Financial Services

Skills & Requirements

Who you are

  • Smart: You have a broad skillset and learn new technologies quickly

  • Passionate: You’re driven to build tools that impact people’s lives

  • Collaborative: You excel working both within a team and cross-functionally with other teams

  • Loyal: You will take up arms (Nerf guns) to defend your teammates against attackers

  • Learner: you’re not afraid to learn from failure and tell others about your mistakes


What you’ll do

  • Help shape our next generation platform

Working with product designers and developers at all stages to promote quality

Producing test plans and ensuring they are followed

Automating tests where appropriate

Producing and prioritizing bug reports

Reproducing bug reports from the field and writing clear steps to reproduce

Running cross-platform testing

Verifying the load, scalability, and performance requirements have been met

Co-ordinating with the IS department to ensure required test platforms are available

Working with developers to perform root-cause analysis and preliminary problem diagnosis

  • Experiment with technologies and share learnings with the team to push our tech-forward mentality

Technical qualifications

  • 3+ years combined experience as software engineer, software engineer in test, systems administrator, site reliability engineer or any combination of roles

  • You are proficient at writing code and do so in order to automate infrastructure, improve system reliability and optimize continuous delivery pipelines

  • You understand the tradeoffs in fault-tolerance and operational overhead involved with running distributed systems

  • You have working knowledge of patterns used for building resilient and highly-available infrastructure and systems

Nice to haves

  • Venture-funded start-up experience

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience in a QA role

  • Track record of open source contributions

  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence a myriad of personalities at all levels

  • Knowledgeable in AWS and other deployment tools

  • Proficient with monitoring tools

  • vSolid experience working with C#, Javascript, Ruby, Python or Java

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