Position: Quality Engineer, Core Engines
Location: Boulder, CO
At Alteryx, Inc., we are committed to research, development, documentation and execution of testing efforts that are tied to the successful delivery of strategic initiatives for our business. We test to ensure our core applications are in proper working order so that Alteryx is able to provide an exceptional user experience
We are looking for a full time candidate who is expanding their career in Quality Assurance and is interested in growing within our company in a fast-paced environment that is supportive and challenging.
This person will be responsible for developing and executing test artifacts (test notes, automated and manual test cases, defect reports) for new and existing features to ensure that the application meets Product Managements specified requirements and delivers a high level of quality release over release. The ideal individual needs to be able to work with little direct supervision, troubleshoot for problems using initiative and good judgment; as well as research and understand the function of the application or product area in order to verify changes to functionality are working as specified. It is critical to bring a strong desire to understand the functionality being tested within the larger context of the business need. Analysis skills will be utilized daily as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and rapidly changing priorities. Must be able to recognize issues (e.g. with requirements, design, implementation, etc.) and work with appropriate resources to address and resolve. Effective communication, collaboration and team work in a fast-paced, technical culture are essential for success. Positive relationships with Product, Development, QA and other team members must be cultivated and maintained. Outstanding customer service is required.
The ideal candidate will use their experience and expertise in designing and executing the QA and testing strategies for our core software engines and identify bugs primarily around the User Interface. This individual will also inspect all new products before/when they launch.
Define and implement standards and best practices for testing; define methodologies, pass/fail criteria, risk assessment and assumptions
Manage, enhance and contribute to regression testing
Ensure features achieve the desired level of functional flow and quality - including reliability, security and performance
Ability to understand basic database concepts as they apply to testing including SQL, Oracle, DB2, etc
Actively participate in Agile process, estimating work and monitoring progress against milestones.
Interact with developers, end users, and all other groups involved in project development, testing or test planning.
Implement automation principles, define best practices, and lead the adoption of technologies and tools that drive efficiencies throughout the team.
Hands-on development of test suites.
Produce and maintain useful and usable documentation of work. Document and analyze all test results.
Handle multiple tasks effectively and communicate well. Demonstrate excellent teamwork and collaboration skills throughout all stages of the process
Must have real-world experience
Bachelor's degree in Business or Computer Science
3-5 years experience in Software Quality Assurance (programming experience required)
Understanding of software engineering skills and QA/Test and automation methodologies
Fluency in multiple testing types, techniques, and their values
Planning and performing test setup and execution, including identifying and loading all test data.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Alteryx, Inc. is not considering unsolicited resumes at this time. Please do not send resumes to our managers. If you send an unsolicited resume, we will consider it a gift.
Alteryx is the leader in Data Blending and Advanced Analytics, one of the fastest growing software markets in the country.