QA Automation Engineer

Are you looking to join a growing, successful SaaS startup? Do you get excited about delivering high-value, frequently-used features to users who rely on your products to execute their jobs daily? Are you looking to help a startup achieve its next level of growth? If yes, then keep reading!

PerformYard has developed a simple and effective platform that helps drive staff performance through the roof. Our long-term vision is to change how performance is managed and measured in organizations of all sizes. To get there, we need to add to our fantastic team, and that’s where you come in!

As a key member of our QA team, the QA Automation Engineer will collaborate with our product management and development teams to ensure we deliver the highest quality and most usable product for our customers.  The QA Automation Engineer will participate in the entire application development lifecycle, focusing on improving our QA processes, developing automated tests using Playwright, and performing manual QA for new features. 

A successful candidate at PerformYard will be a strongly self-motivated and driven individual who is efficient, detail-oriented, and organized in their approach to quality assurance. This position has growth potential as our QA team continues to grow.

Click this link to learn more about our SaaS platform: https://www.performyard.com/flexible-features

This is a 100% remote position- now & forever

Requirements

As a critical member of our product team, the QA Automation Engineer, working closely with the other members of the QA team, will collaborate with our product management and product development teams to deliver the highest quality and most usable product for our customers.  This will include developing and maintaining automated end-to-end tests and some manual testing.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop test cases associated with new and existing features.
  • Develop and maintain automated test suites using Playwright (www.playwright.dev.)
  • Perform and document manual testing of new features before developing their testing automation.
  • Analyze test run results and collaborate with engineering to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Participate in our agile/scrum development process and provide a QA level of effort for our Epics and Stories.
  • Stay current with testing tools and strategies and mentor other members on best practices.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 3+ years of QA experience on a commercial SaaS product offering.
  • 2+ years of software engineering or automation testing experience, preferably using Playwright or a similar test automation tool.
  • 2+ years of hands-on Javascript development experience.
  • 1+ years of REST API testing experience using Postman or equivalent tool.
  • Prior experience working in an agile/scrum development environment.
  • Experience with JIRA issue management system (or equivalent.)

Bonus Points:

  • 1+ years of Typescript development experience.
  • 1+ years of Python development experience.
  • Experience with performance and scalability (load/stress) test automation.
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting Sentry logs.
  • Prior experience working with NoSQL databases, preferably MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD processes and tools.
  • Experience with security testing.

Benefits

In addition to your compensation plan we also have medical, dental, and vision health insurance benefits w/ HSA plan, disability insurance, 401k plan, generous PTO, paid holidays and other benefits.