QA Engineer

Freeosk, Inc. - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)

Hello QA Engineer!

Freeosk, Inc. is searching for a full-time, Chicago based QA Engineer to champion the reliability and quality of our software as we scale into one of the world’s largest retailers. The QA Engineer will play a large role in establishing and evolving the formal QA processes within Freeosk to ensure continuous improvement across the development department.

We are looking for someone who believes that you have to break things to make them better, understands the importance of documenting the details, and continues to think outside the box to push the boundaries on what can be. Does this sound like you? Keep reading!

This may be the perfect job if you…
thrive in diverse and highly collaborative work environments
love to solve problems
are positive, fearless and fun-loving

Some of the key responsibilities you’ll have include:
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
Thoroughly identify, record, document and track bugs
Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
Collaborate with developers and product managers to identify system requirements
Monitor debugging process results
Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Find and implement new testing tools and test strategies for improved processes

About you:
Bachelor’s in computer science or related field
3 years of proven work experience in software quality assurance
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting (can write SELECT statements and understands JOINs)
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus

**This position is based in Chicago. Local candidates only.**

Benefits Include:
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Summer Hours
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • Gym Stipend
  • Free Divvy membership
  • Sports teams
  • On-site yoga classes
Who are we?
Freeosk is the key that unlocks the power of free to fuel the discovery process. We use the energy of free and our partnerships to develop an ongoing relationship with shoppers and consumers that is fun and relevant.

A nimble, Chicago-based marketing firm made up of a cross-disciplinary team of engineers, creatives, data analysts, account managers and other specialists, Freeosk works collaboratively with retailers and CPG makers to develop rich shopping, mobile and digital experiences that help people engage and connect with brands.