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Quality Assurance Advocate
Posted on 7/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Colorado Springs, CO, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Data Structures & Algorithms
JIRA
Requirements
  • 3-5 years QA experience including commercial experience at a product development or SaaS company
  • Understand the QA industry status quo and seek out new ideas
  • Excellent verbal communication, analytical skill and critical thinking
  • Seek feedback and provide it when prompted to your manager
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile development methodologies and CI/CD
  • Empathy, open mind, willingness to learn from peers, and help them grow as engineers
  • Some variety of bug tracking system - e.g. Jira
  • Knowledge and experience of testing software Products
  • Able to evaluate risk and identify high priority testing areas
  • Capable of training a new QA in a particular area they're familiar with
  • Self-manage your tasks, time and the expectations you have set
  • Generous with your time and knowledge, sharing and collaborating with others
Responsibilities
  • Understand and exhibit the company's core values
  • Planning testing for features
  • You are expected to work with Software Engineers, Product Personnel and other parts of the business to review requirements and proposed solutions and provide input into these processes (which may include, but is not limited to, ideation, algorithms, processes and feature design) which may produce intellectual property that belongs to Pushpay
  • You will be expected to be developing testing artifacts (which may include, but is not limited to, processes, designs, and automation in the form of code, documentation or scripts) that is then incorporated into Pushpay products, or the process of building products, which may produce intellectual property that belongs to Pushpay
  • Work closely with product personnel, designers, SRE and engineers to make products that have the best user experience possible
  • Know your team's features inside out
  • Be aware of, and contribute to refining, the engineering "lore and custom" (aka. culture, policies, and procedures)
  • Help recruit great people
  • Develop deep technical knowledge in an important part of Pushpay's platform
  • Analyze, verify and triage issues submitted by users, peers and other parts of the business; coordinating high priority issues and facilitating communications between the escalator and the engineering team
  • Helps to maintain a groomed backlog of issues and regularly raises the profile of high-ranking issues with your engineering peers
  • Makes suggestions and raises topics in QA Guild meetings
  • Checks assumptions, works closely with developers to gain better understanding of features
  • Able to own testing of small-medium features from kick-off to release with some assistance from Senior QAs
Pushpay

201-500 employees

Online church giving
Company Overview
The founders of Pushpay believed mission-based organizations deserved great software. That vision has fueled their work and people every day for more than ten years as we create industry-leading software and a culture of generosity.
Benefits
  • Career Development - We offer credits towards Audible audiobooks and Kindle books to help you grow your career. If it’s related to your job, we’ll buy you the book.
  • 401(k) Matching - We hope you work here for a long time, and we’ll help you prepare for retirement with a matching program and vesting schedule that rivals most employers.
  • 100% Medical Coverage - Healthy employees are critical to our success. That’s why we pay 100% of your medical premium and 50% of your dependent’s premium.
  • Corporate Giving - Generosity is more than a talking point here. We support employees in volunteering locally and participating in giving campaigns throughout the year.
  • Carpool Incentives - Traffic is the worst. Find a co-worker and beat the gridlock together with carpool incentives for using innovative apps like Scoop and Waze Carpool.
  • Unlimited Healthy Snacks - Our Nespresso machines power us through the gloomy winters (and all year long, to be honest). When that’s not enough, grab fresh fruit, veggies, or one of the dozen rotating snacks!
Company Values
  • People-focused: We value relationships and choose to put others first
  • Teachable: We are always growing ourselves, and improving our company and offerings, and we lead with innovation
  • Driven: We are compelled to achieve excellence in all that we do
  • Simplicity: We solve complex problems with solutions that make things easy.
  • Generosity: We are dedicated to sharing our time, efforts, expertise, and spirit in order to better our community and our Pushpay team.