QA ENGINEER

QA ENGINEER

WHO ARE WE?

Unata is a group of talented individuals who are on a mission to shape the grocery shopping experience of the future. We are an award-winning, product-focused company that powers digital grocery experiences for our highly-respected grocery partners to better serve their hundreds of thousands of shoppers.

We provide a white-label platform for large retail grocery chains that provides a complete and unified digital customer experience, interweaving eCommerce, eCircular, and Digital Loyalty. A key differentiator is that every single customer touchpoint is automatically 1-to-1 personalized through our proprietary personalization technology.

Unata is headquartered in Toronto, ON and empowers respected retailers including Lowes Foods, Longo’s, Grocery Gateway, Lunds & Byerly’s, Roche Brothers, and Raley’s.
WHAT MAKES WORKING AT UNATA SO GREAT?

Working with dedicated people that want to make an impact. This ain’t no another-day-another-dollar gig.
A working environment where your opinions are discarded. Just kidding, your opinions are valuable. That’s why we want to hire you!
A team that appreciates learning new technologies and implementing them when they make sense.
Attending various developer conferences like PyCon where our team is regularly selected to present.
Competitive compensation and stock options.
Stocked-up fridge full of food and beer.
Totally-optional, totally-fun activities every month, coordinated by our very own Manager of Happiness, plus the regular ping pong battles or board games in the office every Friday.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

A QA Engineer to design and implement automation to make sure our front-end and back-end teams are pushing the best quality code possible. You’ll work with our team of designers, developers and data scientists to build solutions that power slick mobile and web applications, personalized content services, and robust integrations with retailer data systems.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

Maintain product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures.
Work side by side with the engineering teams to assist in the release process for new features, hotfixes, and maintenance code.
Implement automation tools and scripts to test front-end applications as well as back-end services and integrations.
Provide guidance and ensure that best-practices are applied to Unata’s unit, integration, and functional test cases throughout our codebase.
Maintain an efficient and effective bug triage process.
Assist in creating and implementing an QA automation roadmap.
Help us scale our platform to support millions of shoppers across multiple retail partners around the globe.

REQUIREMENTS, REQUIREMENTS, REQUIREMENTS

Ability to write, maintain, and execute automated tests across multiple platforms.
Experience reviewing requirements, functional specifications, and technical specifications with respect to correctness, consistency, comprehensiveness and testability.
Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
Knowledge of various software testing methods (Regression, Load/Stress, Code Coverage Analysis, Black/White box testing, Acceptance, Performance).
Understanding of and experience using RESTful APIs.
Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins).
Understanding of bug triage processes and best practices.
Solid understanding of engineering best practices: automated testing, version control systems, documentation, continuous integration, duct tape redundancy, etc.
You feel right at home (cd ~) in a Unix development environment.

BONUS POINTS!

Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, etc.
Experience with the following technologies:
Python
Javascript
Cool personal projects on github or other places.
Oh! And a willingness to be the greatest ping pong player in the world (or the office).


Date Posted:
May 5, 2016 6:38 AM PDT
Company:
Unata
Website:
https://unata.com/
Contact:
jobs@unata.com

Company:
Unata
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Unata powers the future of 1-to-1 omni-commerce for retailers, interconnecting all digital touchpoints including circulars, ecommerce, loyalty programs and beacons through an omni-channel experience that links web, mobile, email and more. Unata’s award-winning platform integrates with a retailer's ERP/POS/loyalty systems and leverages their data with our machine learning recommendation... more