Thrive Global · Sep 1st 2019
Thrive Global is changing the way people live through a suite of well-being and behavior change products used to impact individual and organizational well-being and productivity. The marriage of data and analytics, our best-in-class content and science-backed behavior change IP will help people go from knowing what to do to actually doing it, enabling millions of consumers to begin the Thrive behavior change journey. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will play a significant role in building Thrive’s products and behavior change platform as a member of a small team who will drive the quality engineering and customer-centric engineering efforts of the organization.
Who We Are Looking For
A self-starter who is able to confidently conduct an independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of QA engineering techniques and apply them appropriately to projects.
An engineer who is excited about collaborating with others (engineering and non-engineering), and is ready for both learning & teaching while Thrive Global continues to grow.
A willingness to take on a broad set of responsibilities from helping to influence feature requirements as a member of the Product & Engineering team, to developing creative quality practices, building technical support practices, and supporting the leadership team in hiring and expanding the Thrive Global Team.
A team player that is comfortable in a high growth, start-up environment and is willing to wear many hats and come up with creative solutions in support of the Thrive Global mission.
How You’ll Contribute
Work with the broader Product & Engineering team to develop products that support the company mission through effective manual & automated QA best practices, risk & release management strategies, and product support efforts.
Work under general supervision from the Lead Quality Engineer and contribute to the development of a quality engineering infrastructure that supports all digital products created by Thrive Global.
Consistently seek out and learn new technologies and remain focused on becoming a “best in the industry” Engineer.
Maintain up to date knowledge of the current industry trends and the latest advancements in Software Development, Quality Engineering, and Product Support.
7+ years experience in the quality engineering field
Solid understanding of both mobile and web application infrastructure, including serverless systems.
Hands-on experience executing QA best practices against the following:
iOS and Android mobile applications, including the use of XCode and Android Studio.
Building mobile testing frameworks using tools such as Appium (with Java preferred), running on real devices and in a remote device farm environment
Building web application testing frameworks such as Selenium (with Java preferred), running in a CICD pipeline
Building RESTful API test cases using tools such as Postman
Serve as an advisor to the development organization on development testing approaches, specifically but not limited to unit test strategies
Analyze complex technical information and implement effective problem-solving techniques
Create comprehensive, concise, and effective test documentation strategically and when appropriate, understanding that we are working in a start-up & agile environment (test cases, defects, etc.).
Responsibly measure risk and impact of changes
Translate business needs into technical requirements and vice versa
Values effective cross-functional collaboration in an Agile Scrum environment
Work on multiple projects at once in a deadline-driven environment
QA and technical product support of enterprise systems
Ability to use SQL and scripting as part of a testing approach
BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
Our Mission Thrive Global’s mission is to end the stress and burnout epidemic by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance well-being, performance, and purpose, and create a healthier relationship with technology. Recent science has shown that the pervasive belief that burnout is the price we must pay for success is a delusion. We know, instead, that when we prioritize our well-being, our decision-making, creativity, and productivity improve dramatically. Thrive Global is committed to accelerating the culture shift that allows people to reclaim their lives and move from merely surviving to thriving.
What We Offer
A mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world
Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy
Human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits
Competitive compensation package
Medical, vision and dental coverage + 401k program with company match
Generous paid time-off programs