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Quality Assurance Engineer

 

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 our Consumer Revenue initiatives and e-commerce platforms.  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 Consumer Revenue team, including the BostonGlobe.com meter/paywall, e-commerce, and analytics
  • 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 is responsible. 
  • Perform quality testing in a timely fashion 
  • Provide clear and concise feedback   

 

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience testing websites,
  • Experience QAing  e-commerce platforms
  • Experience with the agile development process
  • Experience with testing systems on different platforms and operating systems
  • Ability to write clean concise test plans
  • 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

Knowledge/experience with automation testing

 

*The job is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will be based out of Boston with a requirement to be in the office when they re-open (occasional work from home permitted).

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EEO Statement:

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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