QA Automation Engineer @ Modus Create

Modus Create · Apr 3rd 2018

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Are you ready to build great mobile and web-based applications and lead global teams with some of the brightest thought leaders, designers and technologists?

As our QA Automation Engineer, you are capable of working on a variety of development projects regardless of type and level of complexity. Whether you are on a project with no test framework or one with thousands of test cases already in place, you can provide complete and effective test strategies for the team.

This role may be performed from a remote location. The incumbent must be located within the United States.

Great QA Engineers are capable of:

  • Pinpointing gaps in test coverage and developing plans to fill those gaps
  • Building upon what is available to help improve testing efforts
  • Understanding the complexity of test automation
  • Knowing which types of testing to incorporate during development
  • Providing feedback for existing test processes
  • Instilling confidence in the stability of an application
  • Handling multiple projects at any given time
  • If that sounds like you and you have at least 2-5 years of experience working in QA, we have a place for you.

Your Duties

  • Implement automation test solutions based on project needs
  • Collaborate daily on a distributed, cross functional agile team
  • Develop test strategies and POCs for new projects
  • Train clients on new tools and systems
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Write blog posts on QA best practices

Required Experience

  • Designing test plans and processes for new products
  • Testing mobile, mobile web and desktop web-based applications
  • Automated functional testing with multiple testing frameworks such as Watir, WebdriverIO, or Codeception
  • Incorporating TDD or BDD practices and their associated frameworks like Jasmine, Mocha, or Cucumber. Experience with Cucumber is preferred
  • Working with Jenkins, Bamboo, CircleCI or comparable continuous integration systems
  • Using Javascript, PHP, Ruby, Python or other comparable languages (multiple languages preferred)
  • Working with JIRA or similar bug tracking system
  • Working in Agile and/or Kanban environments

Highly qualified candidates will have

  • Concise written and verbal communication skills for documenting bugs and test plans
  • Track record of active participation and contributions to the testing community (Stack Overflow, QA/ automation framework forums, Meetup groups, blogging, Twitter)
  • Familiarity with database systems, both SQL and NoSQL (For example, MySQL and MongoDB)
  • Prior experience with setting up and installing VMs
  • Grasp of the command line and scripting languages (like Bash and Powershell)
  • Firm understanding of application development and the testing pyramid (UI, Service, Unit)
  • Knowledge of utilizing Docker for testing
  • Experience with API testing
  • Previous experience working as a consultant

Let’s Talk about You

You value outcomes above all else: You have a proven track record shipping great mobile and web products. By understanding the big picture, you articulate strategy and vision with strong written and verbal communication.

You Lead by Doing: You realize that the big picture is worthless without getting your hands dirty in the technical details for strategic and tactical problem solving. You understand the value of situational leadership and can adapt to the needs and strength of your team.

You Love Work, Growth and Learning: You dream of working in a culture that values hard work, continued learning and innovation with a commitment to building amazing products for clients and their end users. You’ll stop learning when you are dead, and until then you desire to gain deeper knowledge in technology and business.

Let’s Talk About Us

Modus Create is a Product Studio offering consulting services and SaaS products for strategic planning, design and execution of web-based and mobile products. We work across multiple industries with Fortune 1000, ISVs, and startups to validate, plan and launch new products. Headquartered in Reston, VA, we are a global, bootstrapped team that has grown from 2 to 140+ people in 30+ countries in 7 years, committed to building the best product consulting firm on the planet. We offer a highly collaborative, autonomous and effective working environment. We love and believe in what we do. This is your chance to be part of building something great.

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