QA Tester

Qa Security Test in Washington, DC , Arlington, VA

Posted 2019-09-09

About the Job
Our QA team is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Automation Tester to provide testing support for all of our applications, and to help us continue to advance our QA strategy, infrastructure, and tools. You’ll work as part of our Agile scrum-based development team and be responsible for testing platform features and bug-fixes, ensuring our software releases with high quality and low defect rates. In addition, you’ll design and implement automated tests, and work with the QA team to help refine our QA automation strategy as we work toward achieving full Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development of our AWS-based SaaS platform. You’ll be required to work full-time in our Rosslyn, VA headquarters.

Key Responsibilities
Perform manual testing of development tickets (functional testing of sprint tasks, regression testing, integration testing)
Design and implement automated tests, and work with QA team to automate tests that are currently manual toward the goal of complete automation
Work with QA team to advance our overall QA testing strategy, infrastructure, and tools as we make progress toward Continuous Integration (CI) and Test Driven Development (TDD).
Define, record, and report on metrics designed to assess QA testing impact and point to areas of weakness
Ability to multi-task while maintaining a professional demeanor
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or analytical field
1+ years manual QA test experience with SaaS software
Exposure to some experience using QA test automation software (e.g. Selenium or equivalent tool)
Ability to interact with developers to understand, define, and document functional testing requirements for existing web application software
Ability to create/document a set of manual test cases to baseline an existing software suite
Ability to write test plans, test cases, test procedures and test scripts from requirements and use cases
Ability to create Regression test case Excel document.
Significant prior experience with the standard software development lifecycle (analysis/design, development, testing, implementation, support)
Experience with SQL and database concepts (basic to intermediate SQL queries)
HTML/CSS/Javascript: advanced beginner to intermediate; must be able to read and understand front-end web code
Excellent interpersonal skills
Highly organized with precise attention to detail
Sponsorship is not available: US Citizens and green card holders only.

Besides the opportunity to work with smart, fun, hard-working Knowland employees, you will have uncapped growth potential, a work/life balance, and a competitive suite of benefits. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company contribution, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, gym reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, childcare reimbursement and paid holidays and paid time-off. We also offer SmartBenefits for our DC employees. Pay, benefits and incentives are all highly competitive.

Location / Work Environment
In our Rosslyn office you’ll be in the heart of Arlington, right across the street from the Rosslyn Metro stop. Our modern, open-layout office hosts an energetic, hard-working team that dresses casually, attends weekly happy hours, and works together in a supportive, friendly and encouraging environment. Our new, seasoned Business Intelligence CEO is transforming the way we work, putting in place a team that takes to heart our new company-wide values, setting the stage for Knowland to reach new heights.

About Us
Situated just outside DC, Knowland’s Rosslyn headquarters is an exciting location to work. Metro, coffee shops, lunch spots — everything you could want in a perfect work location is within a block or two. Inside the newly-constructed office, you’ll find an open-concept work space, sleek decor, whiteboard walls, and a team that’s energetic, casual, values-focused, and driven. We work together in a supportive, friendly, and encouraging environment. Plus, we celebrate over weekly happy hours, birthday celebrations, and more.

Knowland is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age.

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