2021-22 FELLOWSHIP

Quality Assurance Engineer

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview

The Quality Assurance Engineer will be part of a growing Development team, and play a critical role in maintaining quality control and ensuring that our products are ready for release to customers. This will primarily involve working with Quality Assurance Manager in devising procedures to identify, inspect and report on quality assurance issues, write and maintain test plans, and provide training and technical assistance. You will join a team of passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all dedicated to improving the way social impact organizations operate. We’re a self-motivated, creative group, and we emphasize collaboration, flexibility, and professionalism. Vera is a young, rapidly growing company; we encourage all team members to push their own boundaries and drive the company in new directions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Follow procedures to inspect and report quality assurance issues
  • Review any new functional requirements and prepare testing plans and scope
  • Provide estimates for testing during sprint planning
  • Execute testing plans to ensure successful product delivery
  • Review and manage test case writing
  • Peer review test cases while executing testing and provide feedback
  • Defining regression testing scope
  • Facilitate proactive solutions by collecting and analyzing quality data
  • Maintain detailed testing and quality records and relevant documentation
  • Editing and upkeep of test suites
  • Testing coordination (for UAT testing & beyond)
  • Design, build, implement, and support cloud and mobile data systems for a range of social service organizations worldwide
  • Develop deep technical and market-based expertise on our core and future products

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • 1-3 years proven experience as a quality assurance engineer or relevant role
  • Experience managing test plans and execution.
  • Thorough knowledge of methodologies of quality assurance and standards
  • Exposure to different testing patterns, frameworks and methodologies
  • Experience on Force.com
  • Excellent numerical skills and understanding of data analysis/statistical methods
  • Experience in an agile software development environment, with rapid feedback loops and quick release cycles
  • Persistent and Proactive
  • Curiosity and problem solving skills—do problems slow you down or drive you to seek solutions?
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
  • Detail-oriented with a results driven approach
  • Insatiable desire to improve skills and knowledge of self and others
  • Fluent, professional written and verbal communication in English and Hindi

Desired

  • Experience developing and managing managed packages on top of Force.com platform
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Interest in social service work or international development

Onboarding & Training

The 2021-22 Fellowship will kick off in mid-May with a comprehensive virtual onboarding and training program. Through a mix of dynamic sessions, technical trainings, and team-building activities, you will gain a holistic understanding of Vera’s work, meet with teammates around the globe, and work in groups to apply your learnings through an intensive case study exercise. 

Compensation and Benefits

Vera Solutions offers competitive compensation (including benefits), in line with experience, cost of living, and our social mission.

To apply, fill out an online application (attaching CV).

Please contact jobs@verasolutions.org with any additional questions.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Vera we celebrate diversity; not only do we value the diversity of our workforce, we rely on it. Employees with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences inform our approach to our work, driving us to ask questions and challenge assumptions, solve problems creatively, and foster strong relationships with each other and our clients. We are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in which all of our staff feel safe and thrive.

What makes Vera such a great place to work?

Our Values

In everything we do, we’re guided by our core values: Excellence, Sustainability, Teamwork, Leadership, and Impact

Our Mission

As a certified B Corporation, we meet the highestsocial and environmental standards in pursuit of our mission.

Our Global Team

Our wonderfully diverse team spans 5 continents and speaks more than 15 different languages.

Growth Opportunities

We are invested in and committed to making training, learning, and development one of Vera’s signature strengths.

Diversity & Inclusion

We value our culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We bring our full selves to work and position each other to thrive.

Rising Leaders Program

We run an annual leadership development initiative for emerging leaders at Vera.