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Quality Assurance Automation 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 QA Automation 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 transform manual QA processes into automated ones and address the remaining manual QA load in a strategic manner. You will be joining an experienced team with a relentlessly tuned process. You should be able to adapt to the team but bring with your own ideas and strategies to improve the SDLC.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 test automation. Choose targets to expand automated smoke testing.
  • 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 (including automation) without too much Jira hate (a little bit is appropriate and expected though)
    • Understanding of Agile/Scrum
    • QA Automation skills in Cypress or a related e2e testing framework
    • 5+ years of experience and a lot of passionPreferred:
      • Experience with compliance certifications like SOC 2 and PCI
      • 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 , Quality Assurance Automation Engineer, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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