Job Details

Associate QA Engineer

Jama Software, Portland, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Jama Software provides the leading platform for requirements, risk and test management. With Jama Connect and industry-focused services, teams building complex products, systems and software improve cycle times, increase quality, reduce rework and minimize effort proving compliance. Representing the forefront of modern development, Jama’s growing customer base of more than 600 organizations includes Panasonic, Boston Scientific, Lyft, Deloitte, General Dynamics, Alight and Caterpillar.

What you’ll get to do:

We are looking for a QA Engineer with the desire and ability to work in agile and structured environments, focused on lightweight methodologies for test planning and executing for both sprints and releases.  We need an absolute enthusiast for software quality who will participate in all levels of the testing process while ensuring high quality releases of Jama’s product.

Your primary responsibilities will be test planning and execution while capturing unexpected behavior with exacting attention to detail. You must feel at home working in a fast-paced environment that embraces change and collaborates openly with employees, customers and partners to build high quality solutions.

Creating high level, lightweight Test Planning and Strategy Documents for key features and releases
Creating and executing test cases during the sprint
Working with an external QA/Certification Engineer to review the test artifacts for your team's key features and releases
Participate with the QA Team in driving continued development and adoption of QA Best Practices, Processes and Tools
Execute tests across supported browsers, databases and operating systems
Partner with both the Product and Architecture teams to better understand requirements
Participate in both Team and Regression Automation efforts
Perform exploratory testing on new features and functionality

Education and Experience:

Minimum 3 years of experience in Quality roles working directly with developers and product management teams
Minimum 1 year of work experience (internships included) in the following areas: 
Fast paced, agile environments
Testing N-tier & SaaS applications

Ideal Candidate:

Understanding of the Software Development Life-cycle, including processes and tools
Experience with various software certification processes and rigor
Experience working with enterprise customers
Experience testing rich web applications and JavaScript frameworks (EXT, Angular, React, Ember, etc) 
Experience with API testing, Performance and Load testing, Automation scripting and tools
Familiarity with SQL on MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server
Ability to exceed expectations and consistently meet deadlines
Keen analytical skills and proven problem-solving capabilities
Ability to cultivate and maintain supportive relationships within the team
Ambition to learn and share ideas openly


If we’ve intrigued you and you are the right candidate for the role, we will offer: 

A chance to contribute to a company developing a compelling, category defining product
Challenging and fun work with a chance to make distinct, company-shaping tangible contributions
An energized and ambitious team of people on a mission
Competitive cash and equity compensation
Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plans as well as pre-tax savings accounts and a generous 401(k) employer match 
Time-off and leave programs designed to meet critical needs for rejuvenation and, when needed, extra support to cope with life events
Flexible, creative workplace that includes a modern, open plan office with ample creative workspaces, monthly lunches and bagel days, a stocked kitchen and many ad hoc fun events that ensure we both work hard and play hard at Jama
Jama Software is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or that of their relatives, friends or associates or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable law.

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