Senior Quality Engineer

Qa Security Test in Washington, DC

Posted 2018-07-26

Master of quality techniques and tools.  Ensure high quality and timely delivery of Appian software to customers.  Champion of understanding changes from the customer perspective and ensuring quality is an integral part of the team decision process.  Strives to understand complex system interactions and dependencies that can cause quality issues and ensures engineers account for them in their design and testing.  Analyzes mistakes and helps ensure they do not recur.


Manually test and troubleshoot new features from a multitude of dimensions: systems integration, GUI, Compatibility, User Acceptance Testing, functionality, database, and regression Test features across web, Android, and iOS platforms.

Perform analysis, research, and troubleshooting of software defects and aid in the documentation of defects and anomalies.

Build, maintain and improve test artifacts for rapid and efficient reuse by the Test Engineering team.

Work with other scrum team members to define and review Acceptance Criteria.

Participate in critical release activities for mobile platforms.

Ensure complete and timely reporting of bugs and test results.

Know and able to effectively apply test design techniques.

Systematically analyze requirements ensuring they provide effective input into Engineering activities.

Effectively and efficiently determine root causes of leaked defects.

Leads and/or participates in release management activities.

Experience in testing iOS/Android applications is a plus

Preferred Experience Level: 4+ years of relevant experience (e.g., Quality, Test, Performance, or Software Engineer)

Education: B.S. in Computer Science or related field

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Company summary

As the market leader in modern Business Process Management (BPM) software, Appian delivers an enterprise application platform that unites users with all their data, processes, and collaborations in one environment, on any mobile device, through a simple social interface.


Free gym access; one day every two weeks to work on engineer's project of choice.

Tech Stack

JavaScript, React, AWS, Java, CSS3, GWT, MVC, Git, JSON, JUnit

Interview process

Phone screen with recruiter; technical phone interview with hiring manager; half-day onsite interview consisting of five primarily technical 45 minute interviews, including whiteboarding.

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