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Quality Engineer



Torch Leadership Labs



Buffalo, NY, US


The Quality / Release Engineer role at Torch is responsible for planning and writing automated User Interface and API integration tests against the Torch platform within the context of a continuous release process. These test suites are run locally, as part of the CI/CD pipeline and against remote device farms.


    • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to plan and build an automated QA suite that is fully integrated with the build/release process
    • Write tests for new features, and well as defects as they are identified
    • Effectively discover, document and communicate software quality issues.
    • Identify opportunities for rapid innovation using PaaS or Open Source test/build/release tooling wherever possible. 
    • Take part in peer code review processes
    • Work with team to plan the release schedule.
    • Become a contributor to Buffalo’s various technology communities and meetups, such as Python-Buffalo and BuffaloJS.


    • A degree in Computer Science, a related STEM field or equivalent experience.
    • Intimate knowledge of software verification and regression testing using an automated test framework.
    • Ability to troubleshoot all tiers of a modern software application.
    • Unwavering attention to detail.
    • Programming skills in a modern language, such as Python, Java, Ruby or C#.
    • Knowledge of SQL.
    • Experience with automated UI and integration (API) testing using tools such as PyTest and/or Selenium
    • Familiarity with continuously integrated build and deployment methodologies
    • Familiarity with Gitflow branching methodology & semantic versioning
Torch is a leadership development platform that combines the best executive coaches with software to help managers grow into great leaders. Backed by top tier investors, Torch is a fast growing, mission driven startup made up of psychologically oriented people who are passionate about helping leaders achieve their potential. As part of the product team, you will will drive a variety of science and research initiatives geared toward creating the next generation of leadership development tools. Torch's platform provides coaches, their clients, and our corporate customers with actionable insights into client and organizational strengths and challenges, helps coaches and clients set goals and develop action plans for development, and tracks goal progress via feedback from colleagues. 
We believe leadership matters. It’s not a vague, aspirational buzzword, but rather a well-defined set of competencies that has deep impact on the effectiveness and health of organizations. Healthy organizations lead to happy team members. They export their well-being to their stakeholders and to society in general.
We believe that people are the foundation of any product. While that sentiment is common to hear, it’s rare that people receive the resources they deserve.
We’re building our team to move the world (and ourselves) toward greater leadership. If that sounds worthwhile to you, join us.


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