QA Engineer - Remote or Bozeman/Missoula, MT

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Remote (Bozeman, MT, USA)
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full time Engineering Software Software Development

Job Description

ABOUT onX

onX is a pioneer in digital outdoor navigation. With offices in Missoula and Bozeman, Montana, we are inspired by the landscapes that surround us. We bring our outdoor passion to work every day with a singular goal–to awaken the adventurer in everyone. We do this by engineering industry-leading technology, and by crafting dynamic outdoor experiences.

Through multiple years of growth, we haven’t lost our entrepreneurial ethos at onX. We offer a fast-paced, tech-forward environment where ownership and accountability are essential.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR

onX is seeking a talented Quality Assurance Engineer with a passion for informing and driving quality. As an onX QA Engineer, you will be responsible for owning quality initiatives, functional testing, and automation of the onXmaps’ products across iOS, Android, and Web platforms. Your focus will be on demonstrating a deep understanding of the QA Engineer’s role throughout the product development lifecycle. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic startup focused on making an impact on the business and accelerating the team’s ability to deliver high-class products to our customers. This position will report to the Manager of Quality Engineering.

LOCATION

Missoula, MT; Bozeman, MT; or remote from select US locations (WA, MN, OR, UT, and TX). For questions about location requirements, please contact recruitment@onXmaps.com.

Additionally, being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. We do not sponsor work visas (of any kind ) for this position at this time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

(Essential Job Duties)

Empathy and commitment to the customer: Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution.

Be an influencer: Influence and communicate effectively with development teams, managers, and non-technical audiences including senior product and business management.

Be the Customer: Share our customer’s passion for the outdoors to understand customers’ use cases and apply it to our testing strategy.

Test it: Design, create and execute manual and automated test cases to address business and technical use cases

Lead by example: Lead the test execution of onX's mobile applications and web experiences

Be Driven: Continuously challenge your comfort zone by staying current on QA best practices, tools, and technologies

Find new ways: Constantly reassess the value of testing practices and procedures in order to ensure continuous improvement in meeting quality standards and expectations

Do less more often: Identify and evangelize the most scalable, effective, and efficient ways to deliver a high-quality product

Be part of the solution: Continuously find new approaches and use cases to test our product and uncover defects

Inform the release decision: Weigh the business needs against quality, listen to the opinions of others, work to gain consensus, and provide risk analysis to ensure the team has the information necessary to determine production readiness.

Success through teamwork: Work closely with the development team and peers in QA to test features as soon as they are ready and ensure thoroughness of test coverage.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Five (5) or more years of Quality Assurance, test engineering, or development experience, working in an agile environment
Proven ability to develop and execute automated test cases with a strong emphasis on using code to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation.
Add to our company’s performance and scalability of testing efforts, improve test coverage, and influence change to improve efficiencies across the Software Development Lifecycle.
Strong interpersonal skills are required to communicate issues with stakeholders and internal development team members
Experience with the following frameworks: JIRA, Github, CI Tooling, Web Automation Frameworks, XCUITest, Espresso, and distributed service architecture
Demonstrated leadership in driving Engineering teams to follow quality practices and procedures
Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities
Possess strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate issues with stakeholders and internal development team members
Self-starter with the ability to find solutions for unstructured problems
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A degree in Computer Science preferred
Experience with coding in Swift/Kotlin, Java and/or Javascript
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

The following physical requirements represent those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sitting - [90%]
Standing - [0%]
Walking - [10%]
Bending - [Occasionally]
Kneeling - [Some]
Lifting - [Up to 25 pounds]
Reaching - [Regularly]
Telephone Use - [Yes]
Computer Use/Manual Dexterity - Yes
Ability to travel - Depends on location, otherwise not anticipated; remote employees typically travel to Montana twice per year
WHAT WE ARE OFFERING YOU

Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, equity, and opportunities for growth
Comprehensive health benefits including a no-monthly-cost medical plan
Parental leave plan of four or six weeks fully paid
401k matching at 100% for the first 3% you save and 50% from 3-5%
Company-wide outdoor adventures and amazing outdoor industry perks
Annual “Get Out, Get Active” funds to fuel your active lifestyle in and outside of the gym
Flexible time away package that includes PTO, STO, VTO, quiet weeks, and floating holidays