Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States | Full-time

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer – Austin, Texas

 

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

Overview

SubjectWell has a newly created position for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.  You will be working with a team of 5-6 other senior level developers/engineers to deliver weekly functional releases in a very collaborative environment. This position is based in our Austin, Texas office (post-COVID).

The responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions, writing test automation, investigating unit test failures and managing CI deployments among other tasks.

The Senior 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, we’d like to meet you.

This position will monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured tests
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools such as python, selenium etc.
  • 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
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • 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

 

Requirements

  • 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 7-10+ 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
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools such as python, allure, selenium WD etc.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting using MySQL databases
  • Understanding of Development environments using RubyMine
  • Ability to work comfortably with github projects managing branches, merges etc.
  • Proficient in linux
  • Experience configuring builds in Jenkins and using it to drive CI best practices, run tests etc.
  • Exposure to and working knowledge of Tableau reports/extracts
  • Familiarity with Java Script and Ruby a plus
  • 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
  • Austin, Texas based or willing to relocate

 

Benefits

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