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Quality Assurance Specialist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • 3+ years of experience in software quality assurance
  • 1-year experience in Agile Methodologies for software development
  • 1-year Experience working with local and offshore teams
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows or OS software
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, project management, business, or related field
  • Mastery of office productivity tools such as Excel, Word, MS Project, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of collaboration and issue tracking tools such as Box, Jira, Confluence
  • Working experience with automation testing
  • Knowledge of Crossbrowser testing
  • Working experience with emails and banners testing
  • Is co-responsible for the quality of projects based on the requirements and design specifications
  • Might need to attend daily stand-ups or scrums on behalf of the team
  • Should be able to communicate test results, issues, and risks found to project team members, project managers, and QA management through the different channels
  • Should be able to assist in the creation and/or co-creation along with other staff members of any of the following:
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive test plans
  • Writing and maintaining test cases/scripts
  • Create traceability matrix documents based upon project requirements
  • Create checklist documentation based upon project requirements
  • Performing functional and exploratory testing
  • Effectively communicating statuses
  • Apply industry-standard testing methodology, strategies, and industry best practices
  • Can assist with the following:
  • Create defect tickets and track issues to resolution
  • Report creation and related metrics at different levels when necessary
  • Work and explain assignments when necessary to any co-worker and/or junior staff members
  • Should be able to execute regression tests based on design specifications and requirements
  • Expected to understand QA estimations and proactively help if needed on said estimations for the team
  • Expected to have at least basic knowledge and understanding of the project life cycle and industry standards
  • Expected to understand testing methodologies and strategies to be a gatekeeper so they can determine when to raise flags
  • Should be able to work with other team members to ensure the success of projects
  • Should be able to understand functional & non-functional, new, or ongoing project requirements
Critical Mass

501-1,000 employees

Digital experience design agency
Company Overview
Critical Mass was founded when a design visionary and a successful entrepreneur came together with a focus on digital experiences in a rapidly evolving space. Critical Mass has helped global brands reimagine digital and transform their businesses though strategic consulting, innovative creative ideas and cutting-edge technology thinking.
  • Professional Development Spending Account that can be used for conferences, courses, subscriptions, books
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Match charitable donations up to $100USD
  • Flexible, reasonable work-from-home arrangements whenever possible
Company Core Values
  • Honest
  • Inspired
  • Driven
  • Purposeful
  • Real
  • Equal