We are an ambitious, well-funded startup with plans to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We have a proven management team that has done it before, done it before together, and done it before in the travel industry. The company is overflowing with fiercely intelligent people who have tons of energy and an upbeat view of the future. We all act like owners and we get a huge kick out doing great work and doing it fast. We like it even more when we come up with a fresh way to solve a problem. Above all, we are devoted to solving customer problems, because that’s at the center of everything we do.
You have 2+ years of experience in software quality and testing, preferably with experience testing web applications.
You’ve been innovative with testing and quality improvement, finding many ways to prevent bugs from getting into production.
You’ve built trust and rapport with engineering teams, and know how to be effective in a fast-paced, agile environment.
You’re a strong critical thinker and test engineer. Not only do you test, but you run the right tests given current constraints, and know how to identify them.
You enjoy thinking about test methodology and ways of improving it.
You are looking to get in on the ground floor of a well-funded startup with a proven leadership team. Prior startup experience is a huge plus!
You understand that great engineering teams are built upon relationships, just as much as they are built on awesome code.
ABOUT THE GIG
The Quality Engineer will report to a Lead Quality Engineer. The primary duty of the Quality Engineer is to provide testing and quality guidance to a project as an individual contributor. Additional duties of the role are as follows:
Become an expert on our products and find new ways to break them.
Communicate findings with others on the engineering and product teams.
Creatively think about ways we can improve product quality at Upside at any point in our software development process.
Work with our software engineers in identifying good tests for effective automation.
Be an evangelist for Upside’s testing and quality culture.
ABOUT ENGINEERING AT UPSIDE
We love to ship. We’re completely on the CI/CD train, shipping code multiple times a day. We’ve developed a clustered container environment in AWS using Docker and Kubernetes to manage dozens of microservices written primarily in Node and Go. Our web frontend is written in React and Redux and we’re building native iOS and Android apps that take full advantage of the powerful platforms they run on.
We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture.
YOU WANT TO TALK TO US IF…
You are motivated by disrupting the norm.
You have a great sense of humor and take your profession seriously, but not yourself.
Your entrepreneurial spirit drives your bias for action.
You are all about constructive feedback - you can dish it out and you can take it.
You thrive in the frenetic energy of a startup.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive salary + equity
Full health, vision, and dental coverage
Open paid time off
Impromptu Nerf gun battles