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Senior QA Engineer

Engineering | Burlingame, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Stellar is redefining the world of private aviation, a $30B+ industry in dire need of new, cutting-edge technology, full of fleet operators striving for a better way to run their businesses and highly-discerning customers looking for a better travel experience.  Our people are what will make this exciting transformation possible by developing innovative technology and facilitating its use.  Stellar alone has the unique potential to dominate the industry and, in the process, more than double its current size.  

Our product is what will make this exciting transformation possible.  Our QA engineers, an integral part of the Development team, utilize advanced testing techniques to guarantee the robustness and performance of our products that drive our business and reinvent an industry.  We are looking for a top Senior QA Engineer to focus on quality assurance for our SaaS product, including white-box testing. 


About this position:

  • QA and Testing of web and mobile applications
  • Integral part of the Product Development team
  • Reports to the VP of Engineering


Who We’re Looking For:

  • You have a passion for high quality software, championing engineering best practices and driving quality upstream
  • You practice software QA and understand how it is different from testing
  • You seek to see the big picture and know how to “look around the corners”
  • You are naturally curious but also systematic and rigorous in your approach
  • You are highly self-motivated, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You thrive in the fast-paced, ambiguous environment of an early start-up
  • You are comfortable and effective working with distributed teams
  • You think jets are awesome


Your Background:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of working experience in QA of web applications
  • Must have proven experience in:
    • Requirements analysis, creation and execution of test plans
    • Back-end, API and front-end testing 
    • QA methodologies and tools (including test case management)
    • Agile development methodologies (scrum mastering experience a plus)
  • Must have solid understanding of:
    •     Source code management (git)
    •     Release management practices for SaaS (feature/hotfix management)
  • Knowledge of:
    • Web technologies, Web services (REST)
    • Java and SpringBoot / JPA frameworks
    • Relational and non-relational databases (MySQL, MongoDB)


  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Competitive salary & equity based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k)
  • FSA
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • EAP
  • Catered Lunches
  • Company Social Events
  • Get in on the ground floor of a highly-collaborative, rapidly growing start-up disrupting the aviation industry