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Senior QA Engineer

Engineering | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

KiwiCo  is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our office is located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain station.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Senior QA Engineer to help improve the quality of our digital product and our QA process. You will work closely with engineers and product managers to test, build and execute automated tests. You will play a vital role in implementation and establishment of quality processes for the KiwiCo digital team. You will report to our head of engineering. Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Work on new features from start to finish, from planning, design to production delivery

  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases for our web applications and RESTful APIs

  • Execute manual tests for new features and bug fixes as well as create and execute automated test cases

  • Convert manual test cases into reliable, repeatable automated tests

  • Develop, manage, and maintain automated suites for functional and regression testing

  • Work closely with developers to ensure software handoff, bug fixes, and continuous regression progress for timely releases

  • Work with the CS team on reproducing bugs in our bug tracking system and work with development in verifying the fixes and features

Required Qualifications

  • QA Experience - 5+ years of experience in web application QA testing. Strong experience building automated test scripts using tools like Selenium or TestCraft.

  • Smart/ Analytical - Able to assess and analyze complex problems and figure out the best solution. Experience using data to drive product strategy and growth.

  • Communications/ Collaborative - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams.

  • Entrepreneurial - Thrive in a fast-paced environment, comfortable with uncertainty. Able to multitask and willing to wear lots of different hats. Able to work under pressure and successfully drive multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Fast / Agile - Work quickly with a sense of urgency. Enjoy being part of an agile team, moving towards our vision but responding quickly to changes. Believe in continuous learning and improvement. 

  • Passion - Passion for creating high-quality products, solving problems, delighting customers, and driving business results. 

  • More about you - You are positive, motivated, resourceful, curious, and detail-oriented. You take initiative, ownership, and are not afraid to tackle unknown problems.

  • Education - BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent practical experience

If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you. 

Bonus Points

  • Mobile experience - Experience testing on iOS and Android platforms and devices.

  • Startup experience - Have been part of an early-stage startup.

Diversity

KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.