Quality Assurance Engineer | New York, NY

Company: Financial Times
Position: Quality Assurance Engineer
Experience: 2-4 years
Work Location - New York, NY
Software Testing
Software Testing

About the job

Company Overview

Money-Media, a fast-growing, entrepreneurial subsidiary of The Financial Times, is an online media firm focused on being the premier source of news and intelligence for specialized businesses. Through our extensive suite of products, Money-Media delivers must-have content that helps people do their jobs better and supports the business IQ of hundreds of thousands of readers across the world.

Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career. Learn more about Money-Media and career opportunities.

The Team & Position Overview

We are seeking a detail-oriented & talented QA Engineer to make a significant contribution to our product quality. Please apply if you would like to work alongside a bright motivated team that thinks only of producing high quality products. As our QA Engineer, you will report to the Quality Assurance Manager and you will be responsible for creating and performing both automated and manual tests. You will ensure that only the best products are released to our customers.

What You’ll Be Responsible For

  • Get involved early to understand how new features are intended to work;
  • Design, manage, and document functional, regression, and stress tests to ensure our service works smoothly;
  • Develop and execute manual and automated tests, test cases, test plans, and thoroughly document defects that are identified;
  • Work closely with development engineers and product development team to resolve problems;
  • Work on problems that require you to consider a wide variety of factors and use initiative and judgment to get them fixed;
  • Work with our Customer Support Team to investigate bug reports from users

What You Need To Be Successful In This Role

  • Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At least 2-4 years experience in doing both manual and automated tests.
  • BS or BA in computer science or a related field
  • Knowledge of QA process and methodologies
  • Thorough understanding of the Web and various browsers user agents
  • Experience writing and conducting functional test plans
  • Experience with writing automated tests using Selenium with Python, Java, or PHP
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to details
  • Proven ability to translate detailed requirements into test plans and test cases
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, a team spirit, and an insatiable appetite for verifying software correctness
  • Load and performance testing experience is a plus
  • Programming experience in Python, PHP, or Java
  • Experience working with Unix Shells is a plus

What’s in it For You? Our Culture & Benefits

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life & disability insurance for employees and their families
  • Competitive 401k and company match, profit sharing, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and commuter benefits
  • Paid parental leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Flexible working
  • Other great perks such as summer Friday’s, volunteer days and in-office events
  • Employee-led networks which promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace by connecting, engaging and empowering individuals across the organization

At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome all members of the community to apply regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our benefits and commitment to inclusion

Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working, medical cover, and enhanced maternity & paternity packages. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further information

Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company.

At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer that seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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