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Junior Quality Assurance Engineer

Company: Sentera
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSentera builds an in-season field analysis tool called FieldAgent with ML pipelines fed by industrial IOT devices. We have troves of S3 data, a rapidly growing mountain of structured vector data, and a phalanx of serverless bits that construct one of the most fascinating views of agriculture. Working for Sentera means tackling some of the most interesting problems in computing to improve the sustainability and efficiency of the food supply. Were not selling ads or building marketing tools. We work at ground level and just below.Position ProfileOur team of Senior Software Engineers are accustomed to high standards and high quality. We require the services of a scrappy Junior QA Engineer to keep our continuous delivery pipeline tuned, flowing, and flush with customer delighting value. The ideal candidate will have a meticulous attention to detail, exude kindness, inspire others to high standards, and put their foot down when work doesnt meet those standards. We need people who can do the work, expand the platform, and build the team.We want someone who can move fluidly between reactive and proactive modes and approach the problem of quality in a strategic manner. You will be joining an experienced team with a relentlessly tuned process. We will help you develop your innate interest in QA automation and steward your development in the software development process. You will need to be able to adapt to the team but bend the long arc of development toward quality.Responsibilities

  • Influence and guide the evolution of the agile process.
  • Manually test stories that are ready for QA.
  • Perform exploratory testing on new feature categories.
  • Document test plans and communicate defects in GitHub with grace and precision.
  • Track and refine test plans in a way thats repeatable and transferable to new team members.
  • Pursue and strategize the appropriate level of test automation.
  • Strong opinions and good strategies for measuring and communicating the level of quality in our products.RequirementsMinimum:
    • Ability to work within the maintenance and evolution of our Quality culture
    • Diverse experience on a variety of platforms such as web, mobile, desktop and backend services
    • Jira skills or Jira curiosity; you're ready to master the SDLC
    • Understanding or familiarity with Agile/Scrum
    • Deep passion and verifiable experience building software productsPreferred:
      • QA Automation skills in Cypress or a related e2e testing framework
      • GIS experience (big plus but not a must)
      • A background and understanding of agricultureWe welcome a diversity of ideas and identities Benefits& Perks...
        • Competitive Salary and Benefits (Medical, Dental & Vision)
        • 401k with 4% company match
        • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
        • 3+ weeks of Paid Time Off At Hire your first year (Not accrued)
        • Hybrid Work Environment
        • Wellness Resources
        • Generous stock optionsAdditional Details
          • Travel: No
          • Worksite location: Hybrid preferred, but open to candidates seeking 100% remote
          • FLSA and Job Status: Exempt, Full-Time (40+ hour work week)
          • Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship

Keywords: Sentera, St. Paul , Junior Quality Assurance Engineer, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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