About the role
Quartzy is seeking a QA Engineer to join one of our exciting product development teams creating a truly exciting future of the connected lab for our current and future customers of Quartzy! In this role you’ll be performing a mix of manual and automated testing supporting sprint deliverables alongside our software engineers and agile delivery team members. This is a new role for Quartzy and you’ll have a unique opportunity to help us shape and develop our quality systems and automation approaches from the ground up!
The ideal person for this role will have a strong technical mindset, understanding of data structures and databases, and prior experience working as a QA team member within an agile delivery team working directly with software, devops, product managers, and other QA engineers in a tight-knit team incrementally delivering new product features and capabilities for our customers. The team member we’re looking for has experience developing and executing test cases and testing plans using manual testing approaches as well as having prior scripting experience and a desire to learn QA test automation frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, or Fitnesse. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for quality, is a self-starter, can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members, and most importantly possesses an infectious passion for delivering high quality products and working as an advocate on behalf of our customers. Additionally, you’re motivated by our mission to accelerate the Life Sciences industry by building high quality tools to accelerate research & development.
Why Quartzy Quartzy is the world’s #1 lab management platform. Every day, hundreds of thousands of scientists from all over the world improve the efficiency of their research by using Quartzy. Our software combines lab resource management and eCommerce, producing unique value in this large market, returning time to researchers who can focus on their next discoveries. Our customers range from wine makers, to food/ag companies, to companies working on COVID testing and cancer therapeutics. We are humbled every day to serve them.
What You'll Do As a key member of our agile product delivery teams, support iteration planning and execution with testing coordination, documentation, and deliverables to ensure high quality features for our customers. Design manual and automated testing approaches for supporting product features being developed across websites, databases, and mobile product offerings. Coordinate and drive swarm testing events with business users and stakeholders for product features. Document software defects using a Jira based bug tracking system,and report defects to software developers, customer support teams, and other managers or leads. Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes. Participate in knowledge sharing opportunities and contribute to the overall growth and collective knowledge of the team
What We're Looking For 2+ years of experience performing manual QA testing in a team based environments, preferably for a SaaS product Experience with agile delivery team concepts including sprint planning, acceptance tests, and definition of done Experience developing automation scripts using Python, Bash, Ruby, Powershell, or other scripting languages Desire to learn testing approaches leveraging automation frameworks like Selenium, Python, or BDD frameworks such as Cucumber, Fitnesse, or SpecFlow. Working knowledge of XML/JSON including the ability to understand/manipulate XML/JSON files Ability to write SQL queries including CRUD operations and JOINS Possess a high sense of urgency towards achieving sprint commitments A strong communicator, both electronic and verbal, and can explain technical concepts to non-technical people. History of staying current on best practices in technology
What We Offer Great Insurance - we cover 100% of employee premium cost and 50% for partner/family Great Culture - participate in our fun events like ActiviTuesday, Wellness Wednesdays, happy hours & speaker series Remote Team - we’re 100% distributed so you can live anywhere in the US! Transparency - Weekly all company stand ups, monthly town halls, quarterly state of the start ups and anytime access to co-founders Generous Time Off - take the time you need, when you need it Great Gear - We’ll set you up for success with the latest tech and help you outfit your home office. And, a free Spotify premium account!
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Why you should join Quartzy
Quartzy is the world’s #1 lab management platform. Every day, hundreds of thousands of scientists from all over the world improve the efficiency of their research by using Quartzy. Our team is passionate about accelerating scientific research through well-designed, meaningful tools for academic and industry labs alike.