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Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description:
Boston Globe Media is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer to
work with a talented team of Developers, Product Managers, QA Engineers, and
Project Managers to develop and maintain new initiatives for the Boston Globe
Media.  The focus will be on QA for our Mobile Apps, as well as assisting with QA of
our websites   This person should be a self-starter, curious to understand the
business but with the ability to work in a fast paced, time sensitive environment.  
 
Responsibilities:
 Act as the primary tester for the Boston Globe’s iOS and Android apps.
 Gain a solid understanding of the team’s roadmap(s) and reasoning behind
priorities
 Review business requirements and acceptance criteria and turn them into
test plans and test cases 
 Execute tests in the context of sprints, including accurately story pointing QA
effort.
 Gain working knowledge of how the business works and the processes
involved with running it.  
 Learn, at a detailed level, the user experience and backend processes for
which the team(s) is/are responsible. 
 Perform quality testing in a timely fashion 
 Provide clear and concise feedback   
 
Qualifications:
 2-3 years experience testing websites, mobile apps, web applications and
content management systems
 Experience with the agile development process
 Experience with testing systems on different platforms and operating
systems
 Strong oral and written communication skills, 
 Ability to work in a timeline driven environment and adapt to various depths
of QA depending on timing
 Ability to prioritize and pivot focus based on business needs and severity of
issue
 Willingness to adapt, be audience focused with a curious mindset and
committed to creating an inclusive work environment  
 
Bonus points:
 Knowledge/experience working with media companies
 Experience with automated testing

*This job is currently remote due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, but will be based out
of Boston with a requirement to be in office when they are re-open.

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Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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