Manual Quality Assurance Engineer - (QA Engineer)

Austin, Texas, United States | Technology | Full-time


Manual Quality Assurance Engineer - (QA Engineer)


About SubjectWell

SubjectWell is a venture-backed technology company on an unstoppable mission to disrupt the antiquated $100 billion-dollar clinical trial patient recruitment sector. Almost all clinical trials fall behind schedule, leaving patients unable to access the most promising treatments and pharmaceutical and biotech companies unable to quickly carry their innovations to market. SubjectWell was founded by two entrepreneurs on their third successful startup, to unlock the potential of a true marketplace for clinical trials. We leverage proven data science and performance marketing techniques to hit a hard reset to the massive patient recruitment challenge that sits at the critical nexus of speeding delivery of the best therapeutics to the world.

Here's your chance to really make a difference, both in your career and in the lives of millions.


About the position

We are looking for a Manual Quality Assurance Engineer - (QA Engineer) to execute manual testing of the various application platforms that we support at SubjectWell.  You will be working with a team of 7 other senior level engineers to deliver weekly functional releases in a very collaborative environment.  The Manual QA Engineer role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, this role might be of interest.



  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured tests
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute manual test cases/scripts using open
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs using Pivotal Tracker
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Manage and deploy builds on test/staging environments for testing releases before deploying to Production
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies



  • Proven work experience in software development teams working closely with developers on a daily basis to understand testing scenarios
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance with 3+ years of experience testing web-based SaaS applications.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting using MySQL databases
  • Comfortable in Mac, linux environments
  • 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
  • Ability to meet deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Austin, Texas based or willing to relocate.




  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Company stock options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Casual office