QA Engineer at RapidSOS
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RapidSOS is hiring! Join an advanced emergency technology start-up in transforming emergency response for hundreds of millions of people globally.
In partnership with public safety, RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from 350M+ connected devices directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. Through the platform, we’re providing intelligent data that supports over 4,800 Emergency Communications Centers, protecting 90%+ of people in the US, across 150 million emergencies annually.
Partnering with innovative companies recognized as RapidSOS Ready, we’re striving to reach everyone. Together, we’re empowering a faster and smarter response by sending first responders critical data like your exact location, real-time health information, and crash data. We’re united in our commitment to a safer, stronger future where technology and people work seamlessly together to save lives.
RapidSOS is backed by top venture capital firms and the former C-suite of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Virgin Group, Lucent, Raytheon, the FCC, Harvard Data Initiative, and MIT.
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RapidSOS in the last 18 months:
Launched in multiple countries internationally
Doubled team size
Grew revenue 10x+
Managed 200M+ emergencies (on average 400K/day)
Helped save thousands of lives
What this role is about:
We are looking for an experienced engineer to contribute to creating world-class emergency technology by developing and executing tests based on standards, user requirements, end-user scenarios, and design specifications. People will rely on our technology in life-threatening situations, thus excellent testing and QA is essential to the success of our product.
What you’ll do:
Define, write/develop, and execute tests based on standards, user requirements, end-user scenarios, and design specifications.
Design, develop, modify and execute test cases, against web-based applications.
Perform QA engineering tasks for testing components of web-based applications.
Develop and execute test plans to perform all aspects of quality assurance, including functional, regression, and system testing.
Review product requirements and specifications in order to foresee potential issues, provide input of functional requirements and advise on design.
Make suggestions to improve testing strategies as well as utilize reporting tools (Jira) to create reports and presentations on any defects.
Contribute to and help maintain the testing framework for various types of testing (functional, load/performance, security) for web-based applications.
What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate:
1+ years of engineering/QA experience
Experience with testing RESTful APIs and web UI
Practical work experience writing test scripts in Python
Experience working with source control (Git) / defect tracking (JIRA) systems
Experience with browser test automation using tools like Postman
Solid understanding of software product life cycle and release processes
Experience with performance, scalability, and reliability testing methodologies of distributed systems
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to collaborate and work well in a cross-functional environment
Must have worked in positions which have product releases on a frequent basis
Extremely detail-oriented, possessing the ability to think outside of the box
What we offer:
The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally
Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation
A dynamic, flexible and fun start-up work environment with a highly talented team
If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!