Party Earth is looking for a QA Analyst to test new features and enhancements to the Party Earth website (http://www.partyearth.com), mobile applications, and other digital applications. This person should be extremely detail oriented and have a passion for testing applications to ensure correct functionality and an exceptional user experience.
If you are someone who loves seeing new features before the rest of the world – and making sure they are working perfectly – then this is the right job for you.
Play a critical role in ongoing web and mobile application release cycles:
Participate in planning and estimating discussions to understand new features
Create test plans and define test scenarios accounting for all requirements
Execute QA and test scenarios to verify features are functioning properly
Document and file bugs/issues and re-test when fixed
Conduct cross-browser compatibility tests on various browsers and mobile devices
Identify and test production issues reported by users and file bugs as necessary
Setup and execute automation testing for regression tests and ongoing testing needs
Interact with team members throughout the company and assist in educating them on new features as well as helping them identify and resolve site issues
Participate in ongoing product and feature discussions to generate new ideas, features, etc.
1-3+ years of relevant testing, QA, and/or development experience
Experience testing web and mobile applications – ideally in the media & entertainment industry – including: the following: Content-focused websites (written, photo, video, and user-generated content), Content management systems, User communities/social networking features, Mobile sites and mobile applications, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing and advertising components, E-commerce/store/shopping cart, Third-party sites, tools, and functionality (e.g. Google Maps, You Tube), E-mail marketing
Results-oriented self-starter with a high level of initiative, ability to work independently, and strong sense of ownership
Ability to understand business/functional requirements and complex logic
Strong QA/testing skills including defining use cases and test scenarios, creating and executing test plans, and tracking bugs/issues to completion
Experience working with bug tracking software, project management tools, and/or automated testing tools
Extreme attention to detail
Strong work ethic
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a “start-up” environment
BS in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or related technology or business degree