My company’s hiring: QA lead, individual contributor


IP Street is looking for more QA talent.

We’re building a very cool data mining product for intellectual property. The technology stack is almost all open-source, built on top of Python and Django. The dev and QA environments are Mac-based.

We’re looking for folks at the lead and individual-contributor levels. Read on!

QA Individual contributor

Responsibilities:

  • Design whitebox/blackbox/random testing strategies
  • Write functional and system tests, for running with Hudson and Selenium
  • Debug test failures
  • Identify the code bugs
  • Fix the bugs yourself, and/or work with a developer
  • Understand customer requirements, review release schedules
  • Optional: Manage Hudson and Selenium systems, expand their capabilities, etc.

Qualifications:

  • At least one year experience in web application QA
  • At least one year experience with Python scripting
  • Familiarity with Hudson
  • Familiarity with testing JavaScript
  • Familiarity with OS X, or Unix generally, as a user
  • Very good communication skills with team members, developers and product management
  • Self-directed

QA Lead

This is a hands-on position. As the team grows, team oversight will be a larger percentage of the work.

Responsibilities:

  • Some amount of an individual contributor’s responsibilities, depending on team size
  • Manage the QA team
  • Understand customer requirements, review release schedules
  • Formulate and own the company’s QA strategy for entire product set

Qualifications:

  • At three years experience in web application QA
  • At least two years experience with Python scripting
  • At least one year experience with Hudson
  • Experience with testing JavaScript and jQuery based functionality
  • Familiarity with OS X, or Unix generally, as a user
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly self-directed
  • BS in computer science, or equivalent relevant experience

Please send your resume to johnd at ipstreet dot com.

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