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QA & Release Engineer

Engineering | New York, NY | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

QA & Release Engineer

As a QA & Release Engineer, you will work closely with our cross-functional product delivery teams to launch new initiatives and to test features in support of media brand sites, mobile apps, connected devices, responsive publishing platforms and third-party syndication/integration efforts. You will be part of a small team of dedicated QA engineers whom have a comprehensive understanding of our product suite, have autonomy over manual testing methodologies, and own the quality of our product releases to ensure features are delivered defect free and in a timely manner. In this role, you will work closely with design, product, and engineering peers in a fast-paced agile environment.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop test strategies and create end-­to-­end test plans for feature development and new product initiatives
  • Execute test cases related to feature development and analyze results
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Create artifacts to document testing phases and defects
  • Conduct post-release/post-deployment testing
  • Help troubleshoot issues after product releases
  • Help improve our software testing methodologies by adopting new tools and best practices
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience of software testing methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Experience working with at least one programming language and/or scripting tool (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and DB scripting
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins/Hudson etc.)
  • Experience with JIRA and Test Rail or other bug tracking or database systems
  • Experience working in an AGILE/SCRUM development process
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills across multiple teams

You might also have:

  • Experience with test automation frameworks such as Selenium, LoadImpact, TestComplete, etc.
  • Experience with cross-browser testing tools such as BrowserStack, Sauce Labs, EndTest, etc.
  • Experience in supporting a QA practice for high traffic web assets
  • Good understanding of server and cloud computing technologies from providers such as AWS, GCP and/or Rackspace

Job Locations: New York, NY or San Francisco, CA or Los Angeles, CA, or Louisville, KY

$20 per Hour    Remote     12-24 Month Assignment