Remote
Posted a month ago
Position Overview

Buzzer is seeking a meticulous QA Engineer with a strong focus on automated testing to join Buzzer. This is a critical role on our engineering team to ensure we build a scalable and accurate solution to serve customers personalized notifications regarding upcoming, interesting live sports look-ins. The role will be essential to building out our automated testing suite as we partner with various sports leagues and data providers, each with their own sets of specs and requirements.

The QA Engineer works directly with the Engineering and Product teams composed of our Product Manager, UX Designers, and engineers, and may collaborate with the broader Operations and Partnerships teams.

In this role you will:
  • Automated Testing: You will be contributing to our efforts to build and operationalize a continuously growing library of automated tests in order to monitor and improve quality across our mobile products. We currently use Javascript, Appium, Selenium, BrowserStack App Automate, and Mocha.
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement: You will work closely with our Product and Engineering teams to ensure that test coverage is provided for key features and product changes before we release them to our customers. You will also work on improving post-launch quality by digging into bug reports and helping to ensure that we focus our attention on the highest-impact issues affecting our users.
Required Qualifications
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience developing mobile UI automation in Javascript (or Python) for native mobile apps using Appium
  • A proven track record of building and maintaining effective automated tests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in digging into user reports to assess and prioritize post-launch technical issues
  • Familiarity with Test-Driven and Behavior-Driven Development (TDD/BDD)
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Working knowledge of source control systems, including Git
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working in an agile environment with 2-week sprints
  • Familiarity with one or more cloud test execution platforms: Firebase Test Lab, AWS Device Farm, App Center Test Cloud, Saucelabs, BrowserStack App Automate
  • Proficiency working with one or more of the following mobile UI automation frameworks: XCUITest, Espresso, Selenium, Appium
  • Proficiency writing effective automated tests against REST and GraphQL API endpoints
  • Experience with automated performance testing
  • Experience with automated testing of sports media applications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
About Buzzer

Our mission is to simplify the discovery and consumption of these live moments. We celebrate our community of fans who are fueled by their passion for sports. Founded in a hub of sports, our growing remote team respects tradition while valuing innovation. Our belief is that as a leading unifier of the sports ecosystem, we can foster togetherness through meaningful touchpoints & across generations.

About Strive: Buzzer’s Commitment to Social Impact

Strive is an intentional and impactful initiative that will utilize Buzzer’s unifying platform to invest in equitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Buzzer is dedicated to leveling the playing field through our company’s mission, values, product and financial tools in order to create more opportunities for communities of color. Strive will serve as that vehicle for Buzzer to drive positive change and outcomes in our society.

Our Strive Impact Model is designed to invest in these communities through three strategies:

  • Equity: 1% of the company’s equity will be protected and allocated to ‘leveling the playing field.’ This fund will ensure that Strive is prioritized and scales at the same rate of our growth. The reinvestment will support Strive’s mission, partners and causes. As our investment in this area grows, the company grows.
  • Net Profits: 1% of net profits will be reinvested into partnering non-profits focused on enhancing and empowering Black communities and communities of color. This near-term solution is meant to partner and contribute to impactful organizations that are providing resources and support for our future leaders and customers.
  • Consumer Engagement: Invite participation and engagement from each and every Buzzer customer to effect change through partnerships with non-profit organizations aligned to Strive's mission and vision. The ambition of this commitment is to leverage the Buzzer product to highlight opportunities for consumers to engage with and learn about organizations that are investing in communities of color.

Buzzer is proud to share that our first product was the Strive Mentorship program, a global mentorship program connecting over 500 industry professionals with over 500 Black college students predominantly from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other universities. This mentorship program ultimately inspired the Strive initiative and represents our ambitions to lead by doing the right thing for our potential customers, partners, and employees.

Buzzer is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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