Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Sittercity Incorporated - Chicago, IL

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IT | Chicago, Illinois

Sittercity is hiring due to the growth of our spirited, entrepreneurial company. We are embracing changes as we speak to better serve families of those who use us! Our QA team is expanding and we're looking for a software quality assurance engineer to test existing and new features from end-to-end. We consider QA to be our backbone team!

Here's Where You Fit In. You'll Be:
Supporting existing quality standards and testing efforts to ensure top-notch experience for our users
Running a combination of Cucumber, Selenium, and manual tests so the applications are easy-to-use and free of bugs (we don't like them)
Assisting in developing automated test scripts and manual test plans
Understanding business requirements and translating them to Agile stories and tests
Working side-by-side with software developers in our agile environment
Actively participating in planning meetings, daily scrums, and retrospectives…you can take a seat next to our CEO
Identifying and communicating challenges encountered in the development and test process, and recommending changes (we like to hear from you)

What Skills We Are Looking For:
Motivation to make a difference
Ability to thrive in a start-up/entrepreneurial environment
Sharp eye for detail, critical thinking and best practice standards
Manual and automated testing
Passion and curiosity about QA software
Critical thinking especially in a fast-paced, deadline-driven culture
Team collaboration and good interpersonal skills

Cross-browser testing in cloud-based environments
Agile background with short iteration experience
We'd prefer 3 years of QA experience
College degree nice but we also like to hear about your experiences
MySQL, Linux, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Cucumber, or Selenium are a plus!
Testing applications on mobile devices another plus
Comfort using OSX and Windows side-by-side
Interest in continuous delivery

Office Attire & Perks:
Innovative, interested in you
Casual and fun environment
Competitive benefits package
Health, dental, vision, disability, life, 401(k)
Great time off policies
Food, healthy snacks throughout the day
Pingpong, yoga, pilates and on-site fitness
2013 Recipient of Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award from the Alliance for Work-Life Progress
Work at home every Friday
Company events and outings
Much more

Sittercity is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law. Sittercity participates in E-Verify and conducts background checks on all employees.

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