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QA Engineer - Web

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Lumosity

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

When’s the last time you worked on a product that you felt made a positive impact on someone?
 
Lumosity is a brain training program with over 85 million users and 4.4 billion games played. In addition to improving Lumosity, we’re also creating new products that combine science, engineering and design to help people form better sleep habits, practice mindfulness, and more. We are looking for a QA Engineer to add to our growing team.

YOU WILL

    • Be embedded with the web engineering team to test server and client side features
    • Provide feedback on and write specifications and process which impact quality and efficiency
    • Write comprehensive test plans derived from specs, emails and conversations as needed
    • Manage tasks and testing scope for your testing projectsCollaborate with the team to develop and contribute to test automation frameworks, testing and build pipelines
    • Collaborate with developers and QA on other teams as needed to design and or develop maintainable tests or related tools to which support internal stakeholders
    • Attend all web team and QA team meetings: staff meetings, sprint planning, backlog grooming, retrospectives, and stand ups
    • Collaborate with the team to strategize how to assign and prioritize work for every release
    • Make recommendations to improve product reliability, user experience, and quality assurance best practices and processes
    • Work closely with project management, developers, designers, and product managers to deliver the best product to our usersLearn new coding languages and exploit, tools, systems and process as needed to achieve the team goals
    • Help the team find and evaluate new tools and services for testing and reporting
    • Work with management to drive best practices for Software Engineering and Quality

YOU ARE

    • Must be a true engineer and a true tester, scrappy about solving technical or process problems with a passion for software quality.
    • Must have solid problem-solving and analytical skills and enjoy building, tinkering, breaking things and “geeking out” about said things with team members.
    • Demonstrated experience automating software tests, including but not limited low-level and UI tests across platforms and two years experience in a Test/QA capacity
    • Experience testing RESTful web services or web APIs.
    • Experience selecting/developing an automation framework with two or more years of experience using tools such as (Junit, MSTest, Mocha, Jasmine, Cucumber, Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Chimp.js, Espresso, XCTest, RSPec  etc.)
    • Proven development skill with at least one OOP language, but versatile and happy to dive into scripting languages such as (Ruby, JavaScript, ActionScript, Java)
    • Some experience testing with mobile devices
    • Some experience with load and performance testing
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ideal candidates would also have presentation skills.
    • Effective time management and organizational skills. Ideal candidates would be familiar with Agile Development process and procedure.

WE OFFER

    • A collaborative culture where growth from within is encouraged
    • Regular creative learning sessions, skill shares, forums, guest speakers, and workshops
    • Continuous learning budget for conferences, professional and skill development
    • Competitive benefits (options for individual and/or family medical, dental and vision plans, commuter benefits, parental leave, One Medical membership and much more!)
    • Flexible time off
    • Gym and cell phone reimbursement
    • Catered lunch 4 times a week, fully stocked kitchen & snacks, and dinner when you work late
    • Fun social events such as board game nights, work anniversary celebration, weekly happy hours, and quarterly company-wide events
    • Team lunches and off-sites (past excursions include creative retreats, cooking classes, escape rooms, and terrarium building)
    • We recognize family is important, we host a Bring Your Child to Work Day as well as other kid-friendly offsite events
    • We empower employees to give back to our community and our CSR team hosts volunteer events year round

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