nimblegravity is hiring a

QA Engineer


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QA Engineer

This position is handled as a contract to hire.

Are you excited about building brand-new code bases from the ground up? Do you want to be a part of a high-performance team? Are you passionate about the quality of mobile development and want to be a part of the strategy of world- class mobile applications? Then you belong with us!

We are seeking a QA Engineer to join our growing Product Engineering team to build mobile experience in a fast, accessible, and intuitive way. You will partner with our client’s Product and Design teams on application design, user experience, developer workflows, deployment strategies, and testing of the native mobile applications.

**Responsibilities **

  • Ensures comprehensive test plans and test cases are made in coordination with developers working on features.
  • Proactively identifies potential roadblocks or performance/productivity concerns. Determines, and executes on, strategy for resolution.
  • Oversee the overall quality of the product line and coordinates with support to quickly address product issues.
  • Experience with types of testing including regression, smoke, stress and security testing.
  • Must be delivery focused, with a strong willingness to perform all tasks required to complete the job and meet deadlines.
  • Architects and continually refines the strategy and approach to testing our applications.
  • Determines new and novel approaches to test and regress complicated systems with an eye towards automating everything.
  • Works with the team’s other QA engineers to discuss QA strategies throughout the development processes. Identifies systemic quality deficiencies.
  • Advocates automated testing techniques from multiple perspectives, including unit, integration, and end-to-end testing.
  • Promote a quality culture throughout the team.
  • Work with support teams to triage and understand customer issues.

**Qualifications **

  • 5+ years as a Quality Assurance Engineer.
  • Experience working within an Agile development environment.
  • Proven history of advocating and overseeing the implementation of test automation, particularly server API, and web. Handles and delivers on large and complex projects independently with limited guidance from manager/peers.
  • Strong technical aptitude, particularly around client-server web applications, and can converse with developers and program management at a highly technical level.
  • Experience implementing test infrastructure for a web app, mobile app, or SaaS offering.
  • Experience tracking quality assurance metrics, for instance, coverage and regression rates.
  • Use of QA tools (Jira, TestRail, JMeter, SauceLabs, WebdriverIo, Espresso).
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full SDLC, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical discipline.

About EarthRanger

EarthRanger is a software solution that helps conservationists make informed operational decisions. We help prevent the poaching of endangered species, fight deforestation, promote human-wildlife coexistence, and advocate for legal protection of wildlife on land or in the oceans. We do this by integrating real-time data from 100+ hardware sensors (animal trackers, radios, vehicles, etc), rangers, patrols, remote imaging, etc and providing visibility and analysis of conservation activities across landscapes and seascapes. More than 350 conservation organizations use EarthRanger today, from iconic national parks like Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya and North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, to species-specific conservation programs like the study of white sharks in New Zealand and Panthera’s Mountain Lion Program in Washington state.

**About Nimble Gravity **

Nimble Gravity is a team of outdoor enthusiasts, adrenaline seekers, and experienced growth hackers. We love solving hard problems and believe the right data can transform and propel growth for any organization.

Nimble Gravity Product Engineering collaborates closely with the EarthRanger team, to work on their software that helps conservationists make informed operational decisions. EarthRanger helps prevent the poaching of endangered species, fight deforestation, promote human-wildlife coexistence, and advocate for legal protection of wildlife.

Nimble Gravity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Nimble Gravity considers all qualified applicants.