Haystack News

QA Engineer in Haystack News

Closed job - No longer receiving applicants

Haystack News is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users! This is a unique opportunity to work at Haystack News, one of the fastest-growing TV startups in the world. We are already preloaded on 37% of all TVs shipped in the US!

Be part of a Silicon Valley startup and work directly with the founding team. Jumpstart your career by working with Stanford & Carnegie Mellon alumni and faculty who have already been part of other successful startups in Silicon Valley.

You should join us if you're hungry to learn how Silicon Valley startups thrive, you like to ship quickly and often, love to solve challenging problems, and like working in small teams.

See Haystack's feature at this year's Google IO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YawUi6qPck

Job functions

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Develop/execute test plans & test cases covering both manual & automated testing
  • Identify, record, document, and track bugs
  • QA automation experience required
  • Create automated test scripts. Maintain and update our automation testing tools.
  • Stay up to date with the latest testing methodologies and toolsets
  • Design and implementation of detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans
  • Assist our software developers in fixing problems, isolating bugs, and verifying solutions
  • Answer customer feedback requests and help troubleshoot customer issues.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Experience building test automation with tools/frameworks (e.g. Appium, Espresso, Selenium, etc.)
  • Programming , scripting expertise in any given language. Understands and has used basic design principles and object oriented programming.
  • Thorough understanding of QA processes (test case planning, documentation, requirements analysis, test automation, reporting and triage, bug reporting, regression & isolation)
  • Strong academic background (please include GPA on your application)
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and creative thinking skills
  • Experience with both black box and white box testing
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Passionate about high quality products
  • Detail oriented
  • Works well in teams
  • Strong English communication skills

Desirable skills

  • Software Development experience (HTML/CSS/Javascript/Node JS)
  • SQL/Database experience
  • Written UI tests using native frameworks , Espresso on Android and XCUI on iOS (great to have)
  • Experience with TestCafe,Cypress, Selenium or Puppeteer (great to have)

Conditions

  • Unlimited vacations :)
  • Travel to team's offsite events
  • Learn about multiple platforms

Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Haystack News helps you with your relocation.
Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Meals provided Haystack News provides free lunch and/or other kinds of meals.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Commuting stipend Haystack News offers a stipend to cover some commuting costs.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Personal coaching Haystack News offers counseling or personal coaching to employees.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Beverages and snacks Haystack News offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

Remote work policy

Hybrid

This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in Lima (Peru).

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