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Funding5M-10M USD
Employees31
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustrySaaS, Database, Advertising, Semantic Web, Identity Management
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Senior Software Tester

at Demdex in New York, NY   —   Apr 01, 2014   |  
Overview
We are looking for a Senior Software Tester who can test the various interconnected applications of an end-to-end SaaS-based solution used in the Online Advertising Industry against the given requirements and against his/her own knowledge-base of testing experience – who also has the ability to create and manage the necessary written documentation that this endeavor entails.

The candidate will be someone who is comfortable working for a small fast-paced start-up company that is aggressively growing and that has changing priorities and expectations based on our clients’ needs.

The candidate will also be someone who possesses strong interpersonal skills and who has the ability to work well with fellow testers, software developers, product managers, project managers, technical support engineers, and c-level executives.

This is an on-site position and we’re interested in local candidates only. Our office is located in New York City, a few blocks from Penn Station.
If this sounds like you, please send us your cover letter and resume with the subject ‘Sr. Tester – 0410’.
Responsibilities
Conduct functional testing of new features, "bug" fixes, existing functionality, and usability – from both a black box and a gray box perspective.
Conduct user acceptance testing.
Conduct exploratory testing (test design and test execution at the same time).
Troubleshoot and isolate problems found during testing (to determine if software bug found or issue with the test setup or test bed).
Adhere to delivery deadlines.
Document software bugs found, in writing; enter them into the bug tracking database.
Document proposed feature enhancements, in writing; enter them into the bug tracking database.
Document use-cases, in writing.
Summarize testing results, in writing.
Document the details of various test results, in writing as needed.
Document lab test bed setups, in writing.
Document software features for a given release, in writing as needed.
Document testing strategies for our various product offerings, in writing.
Assist with the smoke-testing of production software upgrades as needed.
Experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related area.
3 to 5 years of experience in a Software Testing role.
Proficient in working with LAMP environments.
Proficient in testing web applications across various browsers and in conjunction with various browser diagnostic tools.
Proficient in database validation.
Proficient in working with the web protocols.
Proficient in working lightweight javascript applications.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills; ability to research and solve problems quickly.
Able to learn software applications quickly.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to handle multiple projects with changing priorities and expectations.
Excellent communication and organizational skills when interacting with fellow testers, software developers, product managers, project managers, technical support engineers, and c-level executives.
NICE TO HAVES:
Ability to write scripts in languages like Python or Perl is a plus.
Prior experience testing software-based solutions used in the online advertising industry is a plus.
Prior experience performing functional tests and/or load tests using automated test tools is a plus.
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