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Quality Engineer III (Contractor)

QA | Foster City, CA | Contract

Job Description

Hybrid (noun) hy•brid \ˈhī-brəd\

Something that is formed by combining two or more things.

We believe that fewer words define Techshed more accurately than hybrid. A start-up environment powered by the stability of The Home Depot has helped us create a company populated by a team of talented players who work endlessly to solve real problems for real people, every single day. Our cutting-edge products are the result of lofty goals, deep research, healthy debates, boundless innovation, and most importantly, cross-functional collaboration. Everything we create, we create as a team.

In fact, our team is our company; they bring passion to everything they do. They’re friendly, outgoing, focused, and are some of the best and brightest that Silicon Valley has to offer. So come join the Techshed team and see what it’s like to create real products that actually improve our customers’ lives.

Our Perks

  • Shuttle Options
  • Paid Clipper Pass
  • Toll Reimbursement
  • 401K & ESPP
  • Medical, Vision, & Dental
  • Bicycle Friendly
  • Free Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gym Reimbursement

 

About Us

Techshed, a Home Depot company, creates and develops interactive, user-friendly products that help improve how homeowners find and connect with qualified home service professionals in their neighborhood. Our product offerings currently include Pro Referral, Service Connect, as well as The Home Depot’s Home Services.

Position Purpose

QE III will be responsible for working with the QE lead to perform software functional, sanity, integration, and regression testing needed to release high-quality code to production.  In addition to executing tests,  a QE III will create test cases for new features, update existing test cases, identify/escalate bugs, and debug issues with developers. This will be an onsite contractor position for 6 months. 

Duties

  • (80%) Tests software for web applications in order to identify defects with minimal support from senior engineers
  • (10%) Writes and updates higher level test cases and test plans for assigned projects
  • (10%) Executes and interprets automation results for regression testing

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science or other technical or scientific field, or equivalent experience
  • At least 5-7 years of hands-on testing experience
  • Experience with REST APIs, databases, JavaScript
  • Ability to clearly communicate the details of a software defect
  • A team player who happily works with team members of various abilities and backgrounds
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with deadlines