Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Noodle Markets - Engineering Team

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Noodle Markets (www.noodlemarkets.com) is an education-technology company revolutionizing procurement in K-12 schools.  Our mission is to transform dramatically the way school districts and educational agencies buy products and services; to level the playing field for vendors; to spur innovation; to improve procurement processes; and to promote best practices. 

Noodle Markets is seeking a full-time Lead QA Engineer for our Engineering Team. The Engineering Team at Noodle Markets is responsible for developing, deploying, and running the product in the cloud on Amazon Web Services.

This position will lead the work of a QA Engineer (manual) and Junior QA Engineer. You will need to be able to articulate the patterns and best practices that our team should utilize when structuring tests.  The tests should articulate the application’s interface they are driving. You will need to identify new automation tools/processes/approaches to create, maintain, and improve automated test suites.  

This position reports to the Head of Technology & Engineering.

What you will do:

  • Own the company testing plan, working to enhance and improve the current test process.
  • Build test plans with support from the Product Team.
  • Manage workload for the QA staff with support from the Product Team.
  • Leverage your skills and experience in the following:
    • Programming Languages: Python, Ruby, or JavaScript.
    • Testing Tools: Selenium WebDriver and load testing tools such as JMeter.
    • Linux OS: Ubuntu (preferred), Redhat, or Centos.
    • Command line Linux and shell programming.
  • Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities.
  • Identify, record, and document thoroughly; track bugs.
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject.
  • Successful leadership track record.
  • Proven work experience in software development and quality assurance.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Hands-on experience with both white box, black box testing, and automated testing tools.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Performance and/or security testing experience is a plus.
  • Education industry experience is a plus.
  • Be a team player!

Why Noodle Markets?

  • Competitive salary and 401K offering
  • Insurance: medical, dental, vision, long term disability coverage
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Commuter benefits
  • Mac or PC? You decide!
  • Beautiful office space in Chelsea Piers
  • Steeply discounted gym membership to The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
  • Fully stocked break rooms with snacks and drinks
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