Haystack News

QA Automation Engineer in Haystack News

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  Remote (Peru) | Semi Senior | Full time | SysAdmin / DevOps / QA

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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
  • Work remotely or at the office or both!
  • Learn about multiple platforms

Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Peru.

About Haystack News

Haystack News is one of the fastest-growing companies in the connected TV space. — Haystack News's full profile

QA Automation Engineer
Haystack News •   Remote (Peru)
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