May 18, 2022

Senior QA/Test Engineer

  • FreightWaves
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
Full time

Job Description

Are you smart, driven, curious, resourceful, and not afraid to fail? Then we want to meet you! FreightWaves delivers news and commentary, data, analytics, risk management tools, and actionable market insights to the industry. If you are ready to join our team, it is time for you to apply!

FreightWaves is looking for a Senior QA/Test Engineer to join our fast paced engineering team. The ideal candidate has experience with various testing tools and documentation strategies.  The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively between the Product team and the Software teams.

A FreightWaves Senior QA/Test Engineer is both creative and a problem-solver, responsible for leading the entire testing program for our various applications to ensure consistent, dependable deployments.

What you will be doing:

  • Meeting with the software/product designers to determine quality assurance parameters.
  • Leading the QA team in designing QA test procedures
  • Implementing testing procedures and overseeing the QA process
  • Automating manual testing processes to eliminate them
  • Conducting analysis checks on product specifications
  • Troubleshooting quality issues and modifying test procedures
  • Reviewing and Creating Quality Assurance reports
  • Ensuring the successful deployment of products into the market
  • Responding to requests from the design team and management
  • Mentoring other QA engineers
  • Earning  the respect of teammates by way of work ethic, quality of work, and mutual respect.
  • Using a proactive approach to common challenges and by continually researching best practices in QA/testing patterns and implementation
  • Leading QA engineers by example:  relating well to other people and show a high degree of competence in various software related disciplines
  • Collaborating with the product team to define feature requirements 

What you bring to the table:

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience (No college, no problem!) 
  • Minimum of 2 years QA engineering experience preferably as Lead or Senior
  • Passing knowledge of at least one software language (C#, GoLang, Python, other)
  • Understanding of various testing tools (browser functional testing like Selenium, performance testing tools, API testing tools like Postman/Insomnia, etc.)
  • Understanding of QA documentation and defect reporting
  • Great interpersonal and communication skill
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proven ability to embrace new testing methodologies and tools
  • You value distributed knowledge over silos

Our Benefits:  

  • An excellent work environment, flat hierarchies, and short decision paths.
  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home 
  • A generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision and Life insurance, STD, LTD
  • Concierge doctor on-call 
  • Stock options
  • 401k with up to 3.5% match
  • Training programs and career development opportunities
  • Student-loan reimbursement 
  • Annual life achievement bonus of $2000 for having a baby, buying a house, or getting married (one per year) 
  • No set days off Vacation policy (our team takes time off as needed with supervisor approval)
  • Gym Membership (or virtual membership)
  • Audible or Kindle Unlimited subscription 
  • FreightWaves strives for sustainability. We offset our carbon emissions. 
  • Discount on Ford vehicles