QA Analyst

Job description
As a Senior QA Analyst, you’ll be working with us in all aspects of the product testing and release, from creating manual test to developing and running automated test. As a part of the development team, you’ll wear multiple hats, turn ambiguity into details, take the lead in the QA process, Release Planning, and defect tracking. You will continuously search and find opportunities to improve QA and product performance and increase product reliability.
Requirements:

MUST BE TRAINABLE AND WILLING TO LEARN
College graduate with a degree focused on (or equivalent in) computer science or related field.
2+ years of software development and/or software QA experience, preferably for web applications
Created and ran QA manual test
Created and ran QA automation test
Good knowledge and basic experience with test methodologies, QA process, Software Development Life Cycle, Release Planning, and defect tracking
Clear, analytical, deductive thinking and approach to problem solving
Demonstrable experience with SQL
Some experience setting up and building test environments, executing tests, recording results.
Some experience with generating, updating and running automated test scripts
Experience with Jira, Rollbar, Papertrail, Slack are a plus
Uncanny ability to stress edge cases and "break stuff"

Roles and Responsibilities:

Participate and influence the quality of our products.
Learn to develop, modify and evaluate software test plans and test cases
Execute functional, smoke, regression, integration, stress, and load
Set up test environments, execute tests, records results and defects.
Collaborate with Software Development teams to identify and resolve product defects.
Create new tests to target new features and products.
Debug and investigate defects to determine root cause.
Interact with databases, system and application logs as part of testing/debugging
Understand application use cases and feature requirements.
Able to create test cases and "break stuff"
Think like a developer and end-user to produce a bug-free product

Our current stack: Rails, Node.js, Vue.js, Backbone.js, RSpec, AWS
What are we looking for in a team member?
Your specialization is less important than your ability to learn fast, communicate and adapt to shifting priorities.
We’re especially fond of people who:

Communicate well and articulate ideas clearly.
Focus on project goals, not just writing code.
Contribute ideas.
Take initiative.
Have a hacker mindset and master the fine art of balancing time, features, and quality of code.
You know when to unit test and when to “just ship it”.

What’s it like to work at springbig?
It’s awesome! We’re a driven, passionate, responsible group who values professional growth and work life balance.
We take care of our team members:

Competitive salary
Unlimited PTO
Choose your own equipment
401k match
Great health benefits (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance)
Casual and comfortable working environment

And infuse lightness and creativity into our days:

Stocked coffee, snacks and candy “bar”
Pizza parties and team lunches
Spontaneous games of tabletop cornhole or NERF wars
Company sponsored Fantasy Football league and March Madness bracket challenge




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