QA / Manual Tester

Technology · Seattle, Washington
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $50,000- $60,000

Equal Opportunity Schools seeks an innovative, industrious and motivated QA / Manual Tester. We are a national not-for-profit organization with a mission to ensure that students of color and low-income students have equal access to America’s most academically challenging high school programs, and that they succeed at the highest levels. EOS seeks to hire candidates who have the skills to succeed in a rapidly growing, continuously improving, high-impact, mission-driven organization and are driven to apply their skills to support opportunities for students of color and low-income students in public high schools across the country. 

 

Reports To: Chief Information Officer

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Retirement (403(b)), Five Weeks PTO, Professional Development Funds

Employment Type: Exempt Full-Time

 

Description: Tester’s primary responsibility is to test software pre and post deploy to ensure product meets requirements and is free of defects. The position involves close interaction with development and functional team members.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Manager, Developers, Business Analyst and End users
  • Quality and functionality evaluation of pre-release and released software
  • Documentation of test plans
  • Design and execution of test plans
  • Maintenance of continuous integration (CI) system and test suite
  • Analysis of test, linter, and coverage results

 

Desired Skills & Experiences:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Mid-Level Testing Experience (3-5 years in Application Software Testing)
  • Good understanding of SDLC
  • Experience with an agile development process
  • Experience with application testing, including backend testing, functional, usability, regression, load/stress, and performance testing
  • Analyze business and system requirements, user stories and technical documentation and translate into test plans
  • Develop test plans, scenarios, and test cases that will exercise the business, functional, and technical requirements of the system.
  • Develop test data for use in executing the QA phase of the SDLC.
  • Identify and log technical and functional software defects using Git and Github
  • Experience with databases, SQL, and Web-based applications is required
  • High level of written and oral communication skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management abilities
  • Keep up to date with standards and requirements of software quality assurance as stipulated by software testing authorities

 

This job might be for you if:

You are committed to equity. You steadfastly believe that students of color and low-income students should have opportunities to access and succeed in the most academically rigorous high school programs. You understand that working for equity is a continual journey and you are motivated by a passion for that journey.

 

You enjoy working collaboratively with others. You recognize that working with a diverse team of individuals with varying roles and skills can be challenging, but you enjoy this challenge. You work to find creative solutions to best fit a wide range of contexts, needs, uses, and timelines.

 

You love to learn and grow. You are always looking to improve and to develop new skills, and welcome constructive feedback that helps you get there. You’re excited to learn from other perspectives that will inform your thinking, and to contribute to others’ learning.

 

You are comfortable working in a dynamic, growing organization. Equal Opportunity Schools has experienced incredible growth and success in our 10+ years of existence, but we don’t have it all figured out. You’re excited to take on the challenges that come with a relatively young organization, evolving internal systems and structures, and long-term visions that are still works in progress.

 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a CV and respond to the questions in the application.

 

Equal Opportunity Schools is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer.

Equal Opportunity Schools considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Equal Opportunity Schools provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process.

 

About Equal Opportunity Schools:

Equal Opportunity Schools partners with school, district, county, state, and national leaders to identify students to close race and income enrollment gaps, in AP and IB programs, while maintaining or increasing the success of these programs. Likewise, EOS ensures students of all backgrounds have equal access to America’s most academically intense high school programs—and particularly that low-income students and students of color have opportunities to succeed at the highest levels. Watch: What we do – Watch: Superintendents’ Experience with EOS.

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  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $50,000- $60,000