Current Openings

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

We are looking for a motivated Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer to join our agile cross-functional product team with dedicated Product Management, Development, DevOps and QA, building an exciting product using a wide variety of technologies, practices and processes. Above all, you will demonstrate real passion for technology, delivery and best practice.

 

The team

The SmartVault development team are using agile principles to deliver the highest quality products to hundreds of thousands of users. And that's only just the start! It's a great team, producing great products in a great way. We offer you the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a highly specialized, collaborative and motivated team
  • Learn from and be inspired by skilled colleagues
  • Teach and inspire others
  • Work across the entire product life cycle
  • Develop your skill set - research and adopt the latest design patterns, methodologies, principles and technologies
  • Make your mark and, in doing so, make us better

 

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing a strategic test roadmap
  • Proposing and obtaining agreement for the testing approach depending on the type of project
  • Providing realistic and pragmatic estimate for test planning and execution
  • Production and execution of Test Scenarios and Cases as appropriate
  • Testing new features and bug fixes
  • Investigation, logging and tracking issues through to closure
  • Development and maintenance of a suite of automated tests
  • Management of test environments
  • Providing deployment and post release support
  • Analysing and responding to bug escalations from the support team
  • Analysis and reporting of test activities and results to stakeholders
  • Providing testing advice and coaching to project teams
  • Collaborating with the wider team to ensure that our software is fit-for-purpose
  • Contributing to the QA process to ensure that products are “Right the first time”

 

Skills & experience you'll struggle without

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a hands on Sr. QA role, including:
  • Excellent understanding and demonstrable experience of various levels of testing within the software development lifecycle
  • Extensive experience across a number of testing disciplines (Desktop; Mobile; Web; System; Integration; E2E; Regression; Smoke;
    Load)
  • Experience of working in a collaborative Agile environment
  • Experienced in writing succinct test scenarios and cases to desired levels of detail
  • Experience of implementing an automated testing from initial recommendation of tools, through to installation and implementation of
    automated test framework for web applications
  • Able to build effective relationships and manage internal and external stakeholders

 

Skills & experience that would be a bonus

  • Security testing
  • ISTQB certification or equivalent

 

What you need to be

We're looking for a certain type of person. We want people:

  • That care
  • That take ownership of and pride in their work
  • with a hands-on approach
  • with a flexible and positive attitude
  • with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to fully participate in a team environment
  • with the desire and ability to learn quickly on the job
  • with a proven ability and love for problem solving, lateral thinking and presenting solutions to tough problems

 

About Us

SmartVault, part of GetBusy, is a cloud-based document management and file sharing solution for small-to-medium sized businesses, professional accountants and bookkeepers. In 2017, SmartVault became part of the GetBusy Group, which is AIM-listed and currently trading on the London Stock Exchange. SmartVault continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary in the US, but we are now part of a much larger global team with expanded products serving the US, UK and Australia/New Zealand markets.

 

SmartVault Team Culture and Values

SmartVault is a collaborative environment, where the number one goal is to strive to solve problems for our customers. We use data to make informed decisions, and we work hard to be transparent with each other and with our customers. Our ultimate purpose is to make people’s lives better at work, so they can focus on higher value activities in their business or personal life. Learn more about our business and our values.

 

Benefits of Working at SmartVault

We’re striving to make SmartVault the best place to work in Houston. We work in a relaxed environment that emphasizes work/life balance. Our health benefits are top-notch, vacation time is generous, and we even provide time for things like volunteering and yoga. Learn more about our benefits.

 

Where we are

Houston, TX, USA

 

We really value diversity at SmartVault, and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse team helps build the best products, deliver the best services and tackle the diverse and exciting challenges we face.

 

How we roll

  • Step #1 - We'll get on a video call for 15 minutes to say "Hi" and check each other out
  • Step #2 - We'll arrange a 60 minute remote technical interview with a mixture verbal, written and practical elements
  • Step #3 - If everyone has that warm fuzzy feeling, we'll ask you to come for a interview at our Houston Office
  • Step #4 - If you're successful, we'll offer you the best job you've ever had
  • Step #5 - We'll perform formal background checks and ask to speak to people you have worked with before

 

Serious candidates apply at hr@smartvault.com