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Quality Engineer

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Posted 27 days ago

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Quality Engineer!

Why it Matters: The quality team’s mission at Axios will be to ensure our technology is of the highest quality for our readers and clients every day. The quality team will integrate tightly into our cross-functional product teams to refine requirements for our products and to ensure the systems delivered line up.

The Details: The Quality Engineer’s responsibility is to ensure Axios’ products align with our business needs and are bug-free. Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Participating with product managers and the rest of your squad to define and refine requirements
  • Providing feedback to the squad on the potential risks and mitigation tactics of their intended approach
  • Utilizing both manual and automated testing strategies
  • Managing bugs, including identification, logging, tracking and triaging
  • Working with the team to manage risk and reduce it to an acceptable level
  • Working with engineers to implement test automation
  • Writing and executing test plans
  • Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptionally collaborative
    • Obsessive attention to detail
    • The ability to set up test environments, deploy code, use the command line
    • Experience in Software Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, or as a SDET
    • Experience testing services and working with Docker containers testing web applications
    • Experience working in with Ruby, Python, Node and/or Javascript is preferred
    • Experience testing in an Agile environment and working in a continuous Integration environment
    • Don’t forget:

      • Competitive salary
      • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
      • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
      • 401K
      • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
      • Company equity
      • Commuter and cell phone benefit
      • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
      • Annual learning and development stipend

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axios.com Website
Arlington, VA, US Location

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