Haystack News

QA Engineer in Haystack News


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

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Haystack TV is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users! This is a unique opportunity to work at Haystack TV – named "Best TV Experience" by Google together with Netflix. We are one the fastest growing TV startups in the world, and 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.

Job Functions

Are you passionate about consumer products and apps? We're looking for a full time QA engineer to work on QA and test automation of our TV, mobile and web applications. This position would be full-time in our Lima office.
This is a great opportunity to learn and work directly with the founders. You'll have responsibility across a variety of platforms including iOS, Android, Smart TVs, and Web. You'll also get a chance to work with the latest gadgets such as Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku, and Chromecast.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Develop/execute test plans & test cases covering both manual & automated testing
  • Identify, record, document, and track bugs
  • 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.


  • Strong academic background (include GPA on your application)
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and creative thinking skills
  • Strong understanding of QA processes (test case planning, documentation, requirements analysis, test automation, reporting and triage, bug reporting, regression & isolation)
  • Experience with both black box and white box testing
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Passionate about high quality products
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well in teams
  • Strong English communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • QA automation experience
  • Software Development experience
  • SQL/Database experience


Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Commuting stipend Haystack News offers a stipend to cover some commuting costs.
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 Engineer
Haystack News •   Remote (Peru)
Requires applying in English