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Senior Software QA Engineer - Avail

Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout us:Avail is a Chicago-based startup that provides the tools, education, and support that do-it-yourself landlords need to manage their rental properties. Our tools include syndicated rental listings, tenant screening, digital leasing, rent collection, and maintenance tracking. More than 600,000 landlords and their tenants from across the United States use our platform today.The opportunity with Avail is huge. There are currently 53 million landlords and tenants in the United States who transact in the rental property market. Avail is building a world-class team to help us transform this fragmented industry, one rental unit at a time.Avail was started in 2012 by two former investment bankers who saw a need to help landlords better manage their properties. Since then, the company has become one of Chicago's fastest-growing startups. Recently chosen as 1871's 2019 Rising Star, Avail is looking to attract top talent to help build a powerful marketplace that will deliver the rental experience landlords and tenants deserve. The Avail office is located in River North, Chicago.JOB DESCRIPTIONAvail is looking for an experienced QA engineer who can help take our product to the next level. We need someone passionate about testing applications and fluent in technologies within the industry. We work in a highly collaborative environment, where each person is expected to bring expertise, strong opinions and raw talent to the table. Our QA engineer will lead the effort in designing and implementing tests, identifying and triaging issues in multiple environments, and helping identify root causes and action plans to fix them. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics. Our QA engineer will embed with multiple squads and help conduct tests before and after product launches. They will have a hand in all phases of the software development lifecycle and make a huge impact on the product.What will you do?Responsibilities

  • Work with product development teams to help define requirements and testing strategy for feature development
  • Define, prioritize, and execute test plans and test cases
  • Perform regression testing for production deployments
  • Continue automating our testing strategy
  • Identify and track bugs
  • Track quality assurance metrics
  • Stay up-to-date with testing tools and strategiesWhat will you bring?Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience preferred or equivalent work experience
    • Proven work experience in software development
    • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
    • Strong understanding of the key components of a healthy testing framework
    • Experience with
    • Broad understanding of relational databases
    • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
    • Excellent programming experience and a passion to continue learning new and familiar technologies
    • Positive attitude, intellectual curiosity, and strong work ethic About Realtor.comAt realtor.comĀ®, we believe that everyone deserves a home of their own. We're a community of nearly 2,000 employees who work hard to ensure that from the moment someone starts dreaming about a new home, to the moment they walk in the door and beyond, we're there to lend a helping hand. Every month, over 85 million people trust us with their journey home by visiting our site and mobile apps, and we'd love to have you join our team to help.We've got great offices in the U.S. and Canada with lots of sweet jobs to choose from, so we're hoping you'll join us on our journey to make buying, selling, renting, and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone.Let's make a difference, together. For Real.

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