QA Engineer - Entrepreneurial, Proactive QA Guru for Burgeoning, Stable Start Up

Nerd Up(R)
Sterling, VA
Oct 15, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
One of the coolest CEO's we've loved working with for more than 15 years has done it again and spun off a new company to accommodate the success and steadily growing needs of clients across the globe. If you've ever attended a tradeshow or event and thought, "Wow, this was run really well!" it might have been because of the software and support of his specialized software and services that streamlined all that happens on the backend to make things hum. Then again, if you've been to events, with long, messy queues and disorganized headaches, you for sure know that the magic of this company was not on board. So, if you've got a background in the events industry and you're a software QA maven, we'd love to tell you more and hear about your wish lists for career growth, work satisfaction, and being part of a collegial, non-Dilbert type of team that will reward you for years to come. If you have experience or drive to contribute to Business Analysis, then game on! To join this team and have the impact you'll enjoy most, you want to contribute by asking Why and figuring out How, or How Better! What do you need? Entrepreneurial spirit Focus on problem solving and problem prevention Think outside of the box Desire to work in a down-to-earth, non-ego-based culture where proactivity, innovation and initiative to make a difference for your team and your company - and its clients - are rewarded and celebrated by all. What will you do? Develop, optimize and test cloud-based (AWS) software for our suite of events management software. We utilize the latest technologies, such as Java micro services and React single page apps to build our next generation software while employing the latest cutting-edge tools and engineering. Contribute to Internet scale applications, where performance, reliability and scalability, are critical design goals - not after-thoughts. Work closely with product owners, development leads and other stakeholders to understand product specifics and create corresponding test strategies. Estimate, plan, coordinate and test web applications developed with the latest technologies, such as RESTful Java APIs, Javascript and React. EC2, Linux, Zen framework with PHP and Maria DB Identify, record, document and track bugs. Analyze and support innovative mobile applications on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android and others. Automate web-based testing and Restful web services using industry leading tools such as Selenium and Jenkins What You Need For This Position Proficiency with Test Automation tools and scripting. Experience with Web APIs and/or Web Services. BS or MS in Computer Science OR related technical discipline. Work experience in the event management or event services/software industry. Desire to help with business analysis. Experience automating web-based applications with Selenium. Experience with NoSQL data stores (ie, Cassandra).