Quality Assurance Assistant

Fortify Data is a growing leader in Cyber Risk Management offering a renowned comprehensive platform that continuously evaluates a business and its third-party’s internal and people risks. Fortify Data is looking for a QA Assistant to ensure the high-quality development standards in order to have smooth and error free use of our platform. The ideal candidate will be a significant contributor in the Tech platform QA team, delivering quality product by thorough functional and performance testing, and follow QA best practices and standards.

Primary Role and Responsibilities

  • Must be detail oriented
  • Perform QA testing of new features
  • Perform regression testing on the testing platform
  • Create and follow test scripts to perform platform testing
  • Ability to complete your assigned tasks, meet delivery dates and tight schedules
  • Identify areas of improvement as they relate to Software Quality
  • Write up test findings and communicate them with the development team
  • Attend sprint planning meetings and daily standups
  • Assist QA Lead/manager in planning/developing a test plan which includes regression testing
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is plus
  • Work closely with developers to fix issues and implement new functionality
  • Familiarity with basic programming concepts such as object oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Java or Python
  • Experience with frontend development technologies: JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with basic programming concepts such as object oriented programming
  • Proficient in various testing techniques (e.g. edge case, exploratory, blackbox, whitebox)
  • Conceptual knowledge of automation testing techniques(e.g. frontend, backend, API )
  • An interest in cybersecurity

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of 2 years of total QA experience
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create documentation using Confluence
  • Working knowledge of Software Quality Assurance practices such as managing defects, defining test strategies/plans/cases of software testing
  • Experience with JIRA, Selenium, JavaScript, HTML, XML, SQL are plus
  • Knowledge of API testing using Postman
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience

Additional Information

  • Base salary
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health benefits
  • Temporary remote working
  • Fast paced, startup-type environment

To apply, email your resume and a cover letter to careers@fortifydata.com.