Quality Engineer

Employer
Upside Business Travel
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
We are ambitious, well-funded, and plan to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We've brought on some of the most passionate, intelligent, and seasoned founding team members on the planet. We are building a product that will innovate business travel, delivering the cost savings that companies demand and a new level of great incentives that business travelers deserve. ABOUT YOU You have 2+ years of experience in software quality and testing, preferably with experience testing web applications. Prior startup experience is a huge plus! You've been innovative with testing and quality improvement, finding many ways to prevent bugs from getting into production. You've built trust and rapport with engineering teams, and know how to be effective in a fast-paced, agile environment. You're a strong critical thinker and test engineer. Not only do you test, but you run the right tests given current constraints, and know how to identify them. You enjoy thinking about test methodology and ways of improving it. You understand that great engineering teams are built upon relationships, just as much as they are built on awesome code. ABOUT THE GIG The Quality Engineer will report to the Quality Engineering Manager. The primary duty of the Quality Engineer is to provide testing and quality guidance to projects as an individual contributor. Additional duties of the role are as follows: Become an expert on our products and find new ways to break them. Communicate findings with others on the engineering and product teams. Creatively think about ways we can improve product quality at Upside at any point in our software development process. Work with our software engineers in identifying good tests for effective automation. Be an evangelist for Upside's testing and quality culture. ABOUT ENGINEERING AT UPSIDE We love to ship. We're completely on the CI/CD train, shipping code multiple times a day. We've developed a clustered container environment in AWS using Docker and Kubernetes to manage dozens of microservices written primarily in Node and Go. Our web frontend is written in React and Redux and we're building native iOS and Android apps that take full advantage of the powerful platforms they run on. ABOUT US We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture. YOU WANT TO TALK TO US IF . You are motivated by disrupting the norm. . You have a great sense of humor and take your profession seriously, but not yourself. . Your entrepreneurial spirit drives your bias for action. . You are all about constructive feedback - you can dish it out and you can take it. . You thrive in the frenetic energy of a startup. WHAT WE OFFER . Competitive salary + equity . Full health, vision, and dental coverage . 401K plan . Open paid time off . Impromptu Nerf gun battles Upside Travel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We are committed to being an inclusive place to work, while maintaining a workforce that represents the communities we serve.

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