Full Job Description
We're Element 84 and we're taking on some of the biggest challenges in software: petabyte search, disaster response, transomic data services, and Earth science repositories, just to name a few. We are a team of gamers, musicians, artists, pitmasters, pilots, and tinkerers and we think you might have fun helping us solve some big problems. Element 84 was founded by husband-and-wife engineers and has grown into a skilled group of developers, designers, project managers, and business team that build high performance systems for some of the biggest corporate and government clients in the world. Our main office is located in Alexandria, VA but we support a large remote workforce from Michigan to Texas and Pennsylvania to Colorado.
We are current seeking a reliable, skilled and experienced Contractor for a short term project - approximately 30-40 hours/week for 6-8 weeks with the possibility of follow on work. If your experience matches our requirements below please submit your resume and bill rate for consideration.
Support testing efforts as a part of Agile / Scrum teams
Participate in planning and help define acceptance criteria
Develop, execute and maintain test plans, test scenarios, test suites and test cases
Create and maintain a collection of Postman requests to cover all API functionality
Execute and coordinate integration, system, regression and user acceptance testing
Provide estimates associated with testing activities and tasks
Define issues and collect data needed to help troubleshoot
Communicate found issues to Project Manager & development team through JIRA
Assist with building automated tests
Track and report on test status using established QA metrics and KPIs for assigned projects
Provide input on go / no-go decisions for releases
Required Technical Experience
Using the command line
Using git for version control including making changes and creating a pull request
Using git and npm to access and run a project locally
Running Cypress scripts with the command line
Experience with continuous deployment and software testing
Experience in Agile / Scrum methodologies
Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC)
Overall experience testing a large application with complex business logic
Using Postman for API testing
Creating and maintaining a testing suite
Using JIRA to log and track issues
Experience with Sonarqube would be a plus
Experience writing automated tests.
Offline testing using AWS services
Familiarity with Node
Element 84 is an equal opportunity employer, with a company culture that values diversity. We embrace inclusivity and believe that diversity of thought, perspective, and experience helps us reach higher and think bigger. Element 84 is committed to hiring the best person for the team and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. If you are interested in joining us, we want to hear from you!