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QA Engineer (Remote)

Company: Teaching Strategies, LLC
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Be A Part of our Team!

Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!

Teaching Strategies is an innovative ed-tech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement.


Position Overview:

Teaching Strategies is looking for highly talented, detail-oriented quality assurance engineers to join our technology development team. We're looking for people who want to make a real impact in early childhood education. Our SaaS platform is a rapidly evolving system, so you need to be able to move quickly while still being thorough.

As a key member of our technology team, you will be a champion for quality and always put the needs of the customer first. You will radiate information about the quality state of the product and continuously find ways to make it better. You'll work closely with developers, business analysts, operations engineers, and other QA heroes to deliver meaningful updates every sprint. We need someone who has a knack for breaking stuff, knows a lot about QA, and is ready to learn more.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Validates changes to product primarily by developing, executing, and maintaining automated tests
  • Performs manual and automated regression testing to help certify releases
  • Finds, isolates, documents, and tracks bugs through resolution
  • Conducts performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability
  • Conducts accessibility testing to ensure the system works for everyone
  • Verifies functionality via SQL queries and direct API calls

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of hands-on web and/or mobile test automation experience
  • Empathy, patience, rigor, grit, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Highly collaborative work style
  • Creativity and initiative to succeed on ambiguous problems
  • Experience with the following technologies a plus:
    • Selenium
    • Apium
    • Jmeter / Blazemeter
    • Ruby
    • Postman
    • Data lakes and analytics
    • Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
    • TestRail
    • Jenkins
  • Keen interest in new technologies and languages and how to innovate with them
  • Commitment to following security best practices

Why Teaching Strategies:

At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!

Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies:

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:

  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company-sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
  • Generous paid time off (which includes Winter Break)

Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Keywords: Teaching Strategies, LLC, Bethesda , QA Engineer (Remote), Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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