Software QA Engineer
Elance, Inc. - Mountain View, CA

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We are in the midst of a work revolution – quality work is moving online. And Elance is where the jobs are going. We’re building the infrastructure that capture clients and freelancers’ preferences and requirements, matching jobs with the best freelancers available, and maximizing the chance of great outcomes. And that’s where you come in.

You’re an experienced QA engineer with proven experience testing for high-volume, SaaS environments. You’re ambitious, focused and now you’re looking to make an immediate and lasting impact on your next career project. As a Software QA Engineer with Elance, you will play a major role in thoroughly test (end to end) our cutting edge products.

In this role, you will:
  • Work closely with developers, product manager and others to design, develop, implement and improve test methodologies, test plans to effective test our platform
  • Experience in testing web based applications or developing web based applications
  • Collaborate with software engineers to ensure that latest code does not break our system, especially with our rapid release cycles
  • Experienced with Apache / Tomcat web servers and web application fundamentals in order to debug and report issues
  • Must be proficient with JSON and XML data, and the basics of the HTTP and HTTPS protocols
  • Using a variety of tools, from internally developed to commercially available; automate testing for appropriate parts of our products
  • Log defects in issue system with clear and complete information
To win in this role, you need:
  • 4+ years of Quality Assurance/Testing experience
  • 2+ years of web-based testing experience dealing with eCommerce platform
  • Proven experience in testing software developed and deployed with high-volume SaaS Web 2.0 applications as well as experience with Security & Data Integrity
  • Knowledge of testing web-based API testing using GET, PUT, POST are highly desirable
  • Knowledge of using Jmeter, Rest Client, or any type of API client or load testing tool
  • Good understanding of these languages: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and know basic SQL/Oracle queries
  • Must be very detail oriented and have the drive, flexibility and passion to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, informal startup environment
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or similar field of study
Please note: If you have less than 1 year of relevant, post-university experience (BSc/MSc), we have additional opportunities and encourage you to apply!

About Elance
Come work where people say “Happy Monday” and actually mean it (seriously, no joke).

A funny thing happens when your job is putting mile-wide grins on the faces of online freelancers and the businesses who hire them. You start to smile a lot yourself, knowing you’re helping people live the dream and get great work done ASAP.

You see at Elance we’re not just creating a revolutionary place for businesses to find, hire and work with online freelancers. We’re also creating a fun place to work. And to keep the good times going strong we’re always looking for amazing people ready to help the world Work Differently™.

So check out our job openings in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Europe. Then join Elance as we change how the world works, and learn why around here TGIF means “This Gig Is Fantastic.”

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