Position Details

LEAD QA ENGINEER / HANDS-ON MANAGER

Lead QA Engineer / Hands-on Manager
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE; target is ~90-130k
San Diego, CA 92101 (downtown, parking is paid)
Remote/flex allowed part of the time

Required
• 2yr+ QA Lead or Management
• Experience hiring and training junior QA Engineers
• Extensive Web Testing
• Automation Testing (Selenium, etc.)
• Manual Testing
• Able to script or write code (Javascript and/or PHP are preferred)
• SQL Queries (MySQL experience desired)
• Solid understanding of web application stack from client-side to server-side

Soft Skills
• Ability to work, learn, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to communicate effectively in text / Slack with remote team members

Tech Stack
• PHP, JavaScript, BackboneJS, Underscore, MySQL

Responsibilities
• Manage 5-6 QA Engineers
• Hire and train junior QA Engineers
• Automation and Manual Testing
• Functional testing and code review of all new pull requests
• Work closely with programmers to identify problems in the code / functionality
• Work closely with client support staff to replicate client issues and write JIRA tickets
• Participate in full system testing before and after code pushes to production
• Write test automation scripts, test data generators and other useful test tools
• Have an uncompromising passion for quality and a sense of pride when a job is done right

Summary
To be successful on our innovative team you will need to have a natural itch to try to find new and original ways to break things and test for scenarios others can’t think of. The role is highly technical – you are expected to review code, verify database states, write test automation tools, manually verify end-to-end functionality and document reproduction steps. We are searching for someone who possesses an unrelenting commitment to quality and is a strong critical thinker that is willing to offer up unique solutions in a fast-paced startup environment.

Company
• We provide a platform for Enterprise customers to manage their social media and marketing strategy. We have an impressive customer base including UPS and Berkshire Hathaway. Our goal is to become a top 5 marketing platform in the world.
• Startup, been in business 3.5yr
• 8.5 million VC funding in latest round of funding
• Revenues increased year on year to half a million
• Grown to 60+ people across the globe (HQ in SD, Sales office in Austin); 10+ in Engineering
• Culture of constant learning and professional growth

Benefits
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• Life and Disability Insurance
• 15 days PTO + 10 holidays (13 days off total for holidays)
• Brand new MacBook Air or MS Surface


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