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QA Engineer

Engineering | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

Founded in 2013, CrowdStreet’s technology solutions provide real estate investment managers (sponsors) a scalable platform for growing and managing a large investor-base. We are transforming real estate investing by creating universally accessible, transparent, and efficient markets. While our competitors are positioning themselves as online versions of institutional funding, we’re the only major provider delivering a comprehensive online funding and investor management solution. CrowdStreet’s platform extends beyond the fundraising of a deal to cultivating and growing lifetime value for the sponsor through building, managing and expanding ongoing investor relationships.

To support our rapid growth, we are hiring a QA Engineer with a passion for testing modern web applications built as microservices.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Own and execute on initiatives and process that improve product quality.

  • Work closely with product managers and developers to understand the product roadmap and product specifications to help determine the right test strategy.

  • Assess complexity in writing tests (functional, integration, system, performance, scalability, resource leaks), provide estimates and identify risks in timely completion.

  • Liaison with the Automation Team in moving repetitive manual tasks to automation.

  • Create test cases and test suites that reference stories and bugs.

  • Test our platform that enables investors to evaluate investment opportunities, complete an online investment transaction workflow, build a real estate portfolio, track investment performance and chart returns.

  • Participate in bug triage meetings to review incoming bugs, work w/ key stakeholders in understanding incoming tickets. Be an active participant in assisting w/ background grooming and retrospectives.

  • Build and Maintain Smoke Test Suites (and test cases) that cover core areas of the product. Effectively communicate coverage. Update every release w/ feedback from stakeholders and dev owners.

  • Build and Maintain Regression Test Suites (and test cases) that maximize product testing coverage. Effectively communicate coverage. Update every release w/ feedback from stakeholders and dev owners.

What We Must Have

  • Ability to translate complex requirements into clear test plans

  • Ability to work collaboratively in an Agile team w/ frequent context switching

  • Experience testing B2B and B2C applications.

  • Good working knowledge of Atlassian tools - JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket

  • Good understanding of Test Case Management tools - e.g. qTest, TestRails, Zephyr, etc

  • Experience w/ using Postman in testing REST API

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • Knowledge of Linux

Not Required, But Nice to Have

  • AWS (i.e., ELB, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, RDS PostgreSQL)

  • Experience with CI / CD pipelines

  • Scripting

Working at CrowdStreet

Located in the heart of downtown Portland just a block from Pioneer Square, CrowdStreet is proud of our cool, open and collaborative environment. Along with great benefits, a fully stocked kitchen and a dog-friendly office, we offer the opportunity to be at the ground floor of a fast-growing startup with fun, smart, customer-driven people transforming the world of real estate investment.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating: 1) Why you’re passionate about working for CrowdStreet, and 2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”). The best way to do this is to copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience. Thank you for your interest in CrowdStreet!