QA Engineer - Remote (only Massachusetts)
Keeeb Deutschland GmbH
QA Engineer Job Opportunity
Keeeb, an early stage technology startup, is unleashing enterprise intelligence at knowledge-centric companies across the world. Our Keeeb Intelligence Platform (IP) provides Collection and Curation tools for Knowledge Producers (researchers, analysts), and Discovery, Consumption, and Sharing tools for Knowledge Consumers (line of business decision makers). Keeeb IP promotes a culture of sharing at large enterprises, connecting knowledge workers to new knowledge to serve emergent needs.
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to establish Quality Best Practices, primarily focused on exploratory and automated testing of our cloud-based web and mobile UIs. QA engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions, reviewing system requirements, and tracking quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) This QA engineer must be capable of leading contract-based teams to support the company's present high innovation curve.
Our ideal candidate has early stage startup experience, is a proven leader, and demonstrates exceptional communication skills. This is a challenging but rewarding hands-on opportunity for you to directly exercise tests, make tool acquisition decisions, establish processes with the development team, and lead contract teams. Yes, it's an early stage startup - you must wear lots of hats!
Location and Work Environment
This is a remote (home-based) position working with a global, virtual employee environment.Candidates must be based in Massachusetts and available for period small team face-to-face meetings. Occasional customer or global internal travel for corporate meetings possible.
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop and apply testing processesto meet client needs
Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
Monitor debugging process results
Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies
3-5 years startup experience with cloud-based software
Exceptional communication skills
Strong knowledge and confidence establishing software QA methodologies, acquiring tools, and implementing strategy and processes
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and cases
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
2 years search engine experience. Knowledge of Elasticsearch a plus.
Experience with Jira, Sentry, and Selenium
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject