Quality Assurance Engineer (Core Team)

| Greater NYC Area | Remote
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As an NS1 Quality Assurance Engineer, you will design, write and execute automated and manual tests in multiple disciplines, summoning your deep technical background to ensure the quality of the tools and systems that run our cutting edge traffic management platform.

We’re looking for an autodidact who can immerse themselves in our product and testing code, leverage existing technical strengths and teach themselves the systems that are new to them. You should have broad knowledge of the technologies in modern continuous delivery, software test methodologies and test automation, and be able to offer constructive advice for improvements while using and scaling the systems in our existing platform. You’ll focus on testing our products. You’ll take responsibility for the quality of your code, and your daily work will have an immediate company-wide impact.

About us:

NS1 has transformed the way the internet works by automating the deployment and delivery of the world’s most trafficked internet and enterprise applications. Its application networking stack modernizes DNS, DHCP, and IPAM — the familiar and universal foundations of all network and internet services — to unlock unprecedented automation, visibility, and control. NS1 has more than 600 enterprise customers worldwide, including LinkedIn, Dropbox, and The Guardian, and is backed by investments from Energy Impact Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Cisco Investments, and GGV Capital.

You will:
  • Be responsible for ensuring the quality of our software through testing (integration, compatibility, functional, load, performance, regression, soak, security)
  • Participate in the design of new features to ensure testability and quality
  • Determine the best testing approach and create test plans. Author test scenarios, test cases and detailed scripts. Document test results
  • Provide testing support to projects and product releases with both automated tests and manual testing, as required
  • Execute pre-determined automated tests and interpret results
  • Collaborate with team to improve and automate test and release processes
  • Advocate for quality in development and production releases. Collaborate on the release process
Ideally, you’ll bring:
  • Knowledge of QA disciplines, such as unit testing, smoke testing and integration testing
  • Practical knowledge of QA methodologies and automated test frameworks, such as BDD and CI/CD
  • Ability to code in Python
  • Understanding of Docker
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Debugging various languages and tools
  • Understand load testing, traffic simulation and generation
  • Foundational understanding of networking, internet infrastructure and cloud computing
  • Must have a valid U.S. work authorization to apply
Working at NS1:We’re a fast-growing, well-funded startup based in the heart of New York City’s Financial District with offices and team members around the world. Working at NS1, you’ll come to understand our team is unique, both in and out of the workplace. We have PhDs, musicians, artists, and athletes working side by side, dedicated to delivering first class products. We’re hardworking, but we're also a compassionate group. We understand that outside of NS1 is a world that places demands on our time. Our leadership team is dedicated to open and honest communication and we continuously strive to foster a culture of transparency, flexibility, and creativity. We were chosen as one of BuiltinNYC’s Top 50 Startups to watch in 2019 and closed our $40M Series D in July 2020.
Benefits:

For all employees, we offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including new hire and recurring stock options 
  • Flexible hours, time off and work from home options (even prior to COVID-19!)
  • Choice of laptop and supplemental allowance for workstation accessories
  • In house wellness programming and education
  • Access to employee-led affinity and social awareness groups
  • “Funtivities” calendar - employees can participate in culture building workplace activities ranging from happy hours, holiday events and special interest activities 
  • Quarterly giving campaign to charities and social causes

In addition to the above, we offer US Employees:

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Unlimited PTO with a mandatory minimum utilized each year
  • 401k through Betterment
  • Commuter benefits (which we’ll use even more often once we return to the office!)
  • An outstanding parental leave policy of up to 18 weeks (12 of which can be consecutive)


NS1 champions diversity - we welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

55 Broad St, 19th Floor, New York , NY 10004

What are NS1 Perks + Benefits

NS1 Benefits Overview

For all employees, we offer:
Competitive compensation, including new hire and recurring stock options
Flexible hours, time off and work from home options (even prior to COVID-19!)
Choice of laptop and supplemental allowance for workstation accessories
In house wellness programming and education
Access to employee-led affinity and social awareness groups
“Funtivities” calendar - employees can participate in culture building workplace activities ranging from happy hours, holiday events and special interest activities
Quarterly giving campaign to charities and social causes

In addition to the above, we offer US Employees:
Medical, dental, and vision benefits
Unlimited PTO with a mandatory minimum utilized each year
401k through Betterment
Commuter benefits (which we’ll use even more often once we return to the office!)
An outstanding parental leave policy of up to 18 weeks (12 of which can be consecutive)

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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