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QA Engineer (South America)

Engineering | Austin, TX | Full Time

Job Description

You must be located in South America to apply for this role

About Us

The Engineer, Quality Engineering role creates automated tests for any of the products within the portfolio. This position contributes to building better software by improving speed, efficiency, and collaboration during the product development lifecycle. The Senior Engineer collaborates with Agile development teams and assists with leading the internal Quality Engineering team to deliver quality excellence on all products. 

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Responsibilities

  • Write well-designed, modular, and testable code.
  • Develop, improve, and extend reusable components and libraries.
  • Develop well-designed, modular, and testable code.
  • Create test strategies for new features and ensure there is test coverage based on the test plan.
  • Identify test gaps and prioritize adding coverage based on areas of risk.
  • Contribute and operate as the team lead on one or more development projects.
  • Lead test automation implementation and provide guidance on testing approaches for new feature development.
  • Coordinate efforts across the engineering, product, and design teams to deliver quality excellence on products.
  • Prepare, analyze and report detailed quality health reports to management.
  • Proactively evaluate the team’s current approach, workflow, and technologies and present
  • improvements to leadership that can benefit the team and company.
  • Assess & implement new technologies for software development, quality, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Promote & implement quality processes, practices, and standardization with various teams
  • Write automated tests and implement mocking/stubbing services for sprint activities in collaboration with the Development team.
  • Coach and mentor other team members on non-technical and technical quality activities.
  • Document defects in products and update resolution in the ticket management system, JIRA.
  • Participate in architectural discussions for quality engineering.
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts, and documentation to identify requirements and solutions.
  • Take ownership of test failures and ensure the CI system is reliable.
  • Troubleshoot and debug automated test failures within any automation project.
  • Maintain knowledge of current testing approaches, tools and technologies.
  • Work with engineers to define and implement mechanisms to inject testing earlier into the software development process.
  • Identify and drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, testability, and maintainability.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor in Software Engineering or an equivalent combination of experience and education in software development
  • 3 years of experience in software development (Front-end, Backend, DevOps)
  • Experience in developing automated tests for web applications, back-end, mobile applications, or APIs
  • 1 year experience in Ruby
  • 1 year experience in JavaScript
  • Experience in leading and managing a development project
  • Experience in Linux systems administration
  • Experience in testing solution technologies
  • Experience designing and implementing testing solutions to improve the speed of testing, efficiency, and reliability
  • Experience with the following tools & technologies: Docker, Git, Github, Gitlab, Confluence, Jenkins, CircleCI, Concourse etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills regarding story pointing/estimation, defects reported, test results and status.
  • Advanced analytical skills to resolve complex issues
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize accordingly

Rate: 20.00-$35.00/ hr