QA Engineer at ScaleFactor

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ScaleFactor is working to pioneer big change in our industry, and we need outstanding people who enjoy venturing into uncharted territory and blazing a trail with innovative solutions. If you are an exceptional QA Engineer who is looking for your next challenge, read on!

ScaleFactor is seeking an experienced QA Engineer for the growth of its Engineering Team. The successful candidate will be a significant link between business development and the technology team. The QA Engineer will manage process and workflow and eventually is expected to become one of our team’s subject matter experts of the entire system. You will also review system requirements defined by other team members and track quality assurance metrics. You will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets customer needs.

ABOUT YOU:

You have a proven track record of taking ownership and delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Your excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills contribute to your continued success in this role as you demonstrate your remarkable Agile/Scrum coaching competency. Your day to day will include but not limited to the following.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform manual testing of the software platform to ensure the quality of delivered products
  • Identify and document issues/bugs and communicate to other team members effectively
  • Document test cases which can be used to provide comprehensive test coverage
  • Conduct product demos of pre-release features
  • Direct user acceptance testing efforts among product stakeholders
  • Smoke test new environments, merged environments, production pushes as needed
  • Be/become a SME on usage of entire application suite, processes, workflows, etc
  • Perform manual testing on mobile devices
  • Facilitate feedback loop between the development team and the business stakeholders
  • Help newer internal staff understand and use the system effectively
  • Research new test automation possibilities across all areas of the system
Qualifications:
  • Proven work experience in quality assurance for a software development team
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Hands-on experience with Jira
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject is a plus
PERKS:
  • Come work at one of Austin’s Best Places to Work in 2017 - Amazing culture, dynamic office, and work alongside the best and brightest in the industry
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Unlimited vacation, flexible hours, & optional work offsite days
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited cold brew coffee
  • Dog and cat friendly offices located in hip East Austin
JOIN US!

If this role describes you, we look forward to receiving your complete application online!

  • Your one-page resume which highlights the skills and experience required above


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Technology we use

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Location

ScaleFactor is located in the up and coming East Austin neighborhood filled with eclectic restaurants, trendy bars and friendly neighbors.

An Insider's view of ScaleFactor

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We have a vibe unlike any office or business I have worked at. Our office is less about a location (although, we have a great space) and more about combining the variations in background and taste that everyone brings to the table. It’s so fun to watch us all grow and mesh together to create the “ScaleFactor vibe” knowing we all have a part in it.

Morgan

Earned Media Coordinator

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

ScaleFactor is fast paced with lots of moving parts, so collaboration with other teams is key to keeping everyone on the same page. From understanding feature priorities from sales, working with marketing on product launches, to training and support for other internal teams, every team works together to keep us headed in the right direction.

Peter

Lead Sr Software Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Being one of the first employees, I can honestly say I’ve had a fun and unique experience. Since joining ScaleFactor, my career has skyrocketed! From working one on one with entrepreneurs to world class venture capitalists, I've developed an extensive catalog of experiences to draw from that have helped to prepare me for my career moving forward.

Zach

Controller

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity and evolution are at the core of ScaleFactor. We are constantly breaking the mold to find a better way to achieve our goals. In the accounting world of black, white and red we want to think outside of the box. Asking open-ended questions and why not. Failure is not seen as negative here. Enabling our team to try new ideas is imperative!

Kristen

Customer Experience Manager

What are some social events your company does?

We put on happy hours, catered lunches, craw-fish boils and so many others! One of my favorite events that we host is our annual Summer Celebration. We choose to do this celebration to ensure we’re getting the company together with their spouses and children. We want to spend time with our team member’s support systems too!

Tynisha

Headquarter Manager

What are ScaleFactor Perks + Benefits

ScaleFactor Benefits Overview

Technology is nothing without the people behind it. It takes a team to build something great. Together, we work hard, learn from one another and celebrate our wins. We offer competitive salary based on experience. Health, dental, and vision benefits package. Unlimited vacation, flexible hours and optional work offsite days. We offer stock options for all our full time employees. Unlimited cold brew coffee, snacks, catered Friday lunch, and meals on work late days. We also welcome dogs and cats in our pet friendly offices located in hip East Austin!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
ScaleFactor provides unlimited snacks, coffee, cold brews and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
ScaleFactor provides weekly catered meals on Fridays.
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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