QA Developer - Web

Later

Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
  • Website: later.com
  • Company Address: , Vancouver, BC

About Later

Later is the simpler way to manage your visual content campaigns

Job Description

🎄Happy Holidays! Our team will be going offline and using the time between December 24th and January 3rd to rest, recuperate, and spend time with the people in our bubbles (#covidholidays). We will be back online on January 4th. Our job board however will not be taking a break so please continue to submit your resume to us. We look forward to reviewing your application and connecting with you in the New Year!
 
 
What started as the result of a hackathon in 2014 is now the world’s #1 Instagram marketing platform. Later was built on the idea that social media management should be easy, quick, and affordable. Six years and hundred thousand users later, we’re still going strong.
 
We’re looking for people who can help us build something great for our customers—from content writers, designers to developers. So if you’re the kind of person who really cares about making something meaningful, then keep reading.
 
Our Values 
Our core cultural values are manifested in our practices and processes every day. We highly value transparency and fairness in everything we do. We look for people who like to move quickly, are ambitious yet humble and have a great sense of humour. If you have a mischievous spark of fun, that’s even better.
 
 
What you will be doing:
 
The Later QA development team is expanding to include a Web QA Developer who will mainly work on testing analytics features. We’re looking for a detail-oriented test automation developer who can work alongside the existing QA and development team to ensure the quality of our mobile software products by creating and maintaining automation test suites. Our web and mobile applications are used by tens of thousands of users every day and our users are increasingly demanding more and more from our offerings.  We value testers that provide efficient quality assurance and risk free CI releases by becoming experts in the systems they validate.

Responsibilities

    • Develop automated test for Later’s analytic products
    • Work with developers to provide automatic test reports and quality status on each merge in a Continuous Integration environment
    • Design, develop, and execute test cases in an agile-ish setting through the new software development cycle
    • Develop and maintain automated regression suites for the web application
    • Create and execute manual test cases for new features where needed
    • Write efficient test plans and test cases that exercise all logic paths 
    • Sign off on features efficiently and with confidence in the quality of the product
    • Work alongside the customer support team to debug and solve quality issues
    • Investigate bugs beyond their surface cause and provide accurate, detailed bug reports
    • Add to the QA strategy by evolving QA tools, processes and best practices 
    • Be detail-oriented with a focus on quality and customers

Need to Haves:

    • 2 years’ experience in automated test development
    • Knowledge of industry standard best practices as related to software testing
    • Experience in manual testing and contributing to singing of on the quality of features and systems
    • Ability to quantify and communicate the quality of a product to stakeholders using KPIs

Nice to Haves:

    • Experience in conducting tests for data driven analytics 
    • Multi platform test automation experience (web FE,BE,iOS and/or Android)
    • Programming experience with mobile development frameworks
    • Experience with the awesomeness that is JIRA 
    • Exposure to and enthusiasm for Agile approaches to software development 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in one of: Business, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or Physics

Salary Range

    • 80,000 to 91,500 CAD
 
 
Perks:
A generous Education & Conference Budget
Health Savings Plan
Flexible Hours & Work Schedule
Technology Bonus
Annual Company Retreat
Vacation & Sick Days
Bright, spacious, and modern office, 5 rooftop patios with amazing city views
 
Working Locations:
Product and Development roles are based out of our Vancouver headquarters. If you are not located in Vancouver, but interested in relocating for the role let us know!
 
Whereas, roles on our Marketing and Customer Experience teams are open to remote candidates based out of Toronto and London, UK, in addition to working out of our Vancouver headquarters.
 
Note about applying:
This is the best place to submit your application for it to be reviewed by our team. Later does not work with recruitment agencies to fill open positions. We will not be accepting requests to work with agencies.

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