Sr. Engineer in Test

Workboard

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 01/04/2021
  • Website: workboard.com
  • Company Address: 460 Seaport Ct., Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Workboard

Workboard provides a free app for managers to manage efficiently and lead brilliantly.

Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

As a Senior Engineer in Test, you will be a critical member of our team of engineers and developers, collaborating on the various Manual and Automated tests for our app. You will work closely with our CTO, Head of Quality and Quality Assurance team, and Agile Development Team providing leadership, guidance as well as top notch testing strategy for world-class quality. You will be responsible for accelerating our test coverage in:

  • Develop manual and automated tests, perform testing, triage test failures and report bugs
  • Proactively track bug resolution, work with agile team on faster bug resolution, verify bugs   
  • Assess feature release readiness per agreed feature quality criteria
  • Provide continuous transparent view of the feature release readiness throughout QA cycles 
  • Reduce release cycles by applying automation in new and legacy feature testing with Agile team and QA team

 

COMING IN

  • Develop manual and automated tests, perform testing, triage test failures and report bugs 
  • Proactively track bug resolution, work with agile team on faster bug resolution, verify bugs   
  • Assess feature release readiness per agreed feature quality criteria
  • Provide continuous transparent view of the feature release readiness throughout QA cycles 
  • Reduce release cycles by applying automation in new and legacy feature testing with Agile team and QA team
  • Apply testing methodologies and drive testing best practices to achieve world-class levels of software quality

 

YOU’LL BE SUPER SKILLED AND EFFECTIVE AT

  • Minimum 10-year work experience as a Software Test Engineer
  • Must have track record of delivering results, releasing products to production in high quality 
  • Be obsessed with quality, detailed oriented and passionate
  • Good team player and have the ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced start-up environment with minimal supervision independently
  • Must have 7-year experience in test automation using Selenium or other UI automation tools
  • Must have coding expertise in at least one of the programming languages: JavaScript or Java or Python or PHP
  • Experience with any other test tools is preferred: TestNG or xUnit, JMeter, Excel, SQL

WITHIN ONE MONTH YOU’LL

  • Be able to run existing tests on local, QA and production builds 
  • Be familiar with Workboard testing environments and test dataset 
  • Be familiar with Workboard QA process 
  • Have basic knowledge of Workboard product and use Workboard to manage your daily tasks and OKRs
  • Know how to use test data population tool and use the generated data in manual and automated testing
  • Run legacy tests (both automated and manual) in QA weeks and file bugs from failed tests and verify them

 

WITHIN THREE MONTHS YOU’LL

  • Be assigned to test 1 new feature and release it to production by participating the full feature development cycles 
  • Read feature requirement documents, work with product manager and development team to identify gaps and edge cases early in the feature development cycle
  • Continue to learn cross-functional product knowledge from your QA team 
  • Drive 1 feature test kick off meeting with QA team before testing and document what you have tested after feature is done
  • Develop test cases, organize and prioritizing them in TestRail, drive a plan to get them all executed with your Agile team
  • Report bugs and feature test coverage on a daily basis

 

WITHIN SIX MONTHS YOU’LL

  • Be assigned to test at least 3 new features and release them to production independently 
  • Continue following Workboard QA process throughout development life cycles
  • Work with at least 2 Agile teams and get at least 3 developers to run test cases issued from your test plan
  • Work with Regression team to demo your feature tests (Manual and Automated) and assure 0 major regression in future releases 
  • Excel at all types of automated tests at Workboard and be more involved in automated test planning with your Agile team 
  • Automate at least 5 Acceptance tests using existing automation framework and tools
  • Start to have higher confidence in your test coverage on your own

 

WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS YOU’LL

  • Complete product knowledge training from your QA team 
  • Lead at least 1 test engineer to deliver a feature testing together
  • Build more circle of influences in QA team, agile team so that they can find bugs earlier by getting your test review feedback
  • All your features are reported in common Quality Dashboard through continuous delivery cycles on time
  • Together with your QA team, more Regression tests are converted to be fully automated
  • Fully enabled, you are paired with your developers so that feature can be automated 100% based on the test approach agreed by the team
  • Help hiring more people like you

 

OUR VALUES - WE LIVE BY THE 4 Hs

Humble experts ~ Hungry for the opportunity ~ Intellectually honest ~ Operating as one happy team

 

A FEW OF OUR AWESOME BENEFITS

  • Goodies onsite
  • Unlimited PTO & sick days
  • Paid holidays
  • Health insurance 
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Quarterly All-Hands Meetings where we come together in Redwood City, CA to learn AND play
  • And much more!

 

THE WORKBOARD STORY

WorkBoard provides a powerful, modern results platform to help companies achieve their growth plans. Unlike most enterprise software, our solution is important to every employee, so we strive to set the high bar for capabilities that delight and enable everyone to be more successful at work. WorkBoard is strategic to companies and personally relevant to the people that work in them.    

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to building a team culture that celebrates learning, diversity and inclusion. If you’re hungry to grow your skills while growing a company, your sense of urgency matches the size of our market opportunity, and you value and enable team mates’ contributions, then come join us!

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