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Software QA Analyst (Somerville, MA)

Do you want to help take back the House and Senate in 2018 and beat Trump in 2020? How about help progressive non-profits fight the good fight right now?

We're looking for someone who has experience using our tools as a client to help us make them better for every other client as a QA Analyst in our Engineering department. We're trying something a little different with this position - no prior QA experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Design test plans for the application that could be used for manual or automated testing
  • Execute test plans and document test execution records
  • Maintain, improve and review existing test plans created by other QA members
  • Work closely with scrum team to identify test cases, edge cases and regression items
  • Identify and troubleshoot bugs while providing reports with clear steps to recreate issues
  • Provide ad-hoc testing to help identity root causes of the issues
  • Provide triage support for periodic Automation test failures
  • Ensure that we're delivering a great, bug free user experience for our users

Actual minimum requirements

  • At least 3 months experience using NGP or VAN applications

What we're looking for

We don't require that you have experience with all of this to begin with, but it could be useful in the role.

  • Prior experience providing quality assurance for software
  • Familiarity with programming or SQL

About Us

NGP VAN is a technology company where we do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance. NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for nine years in a row.

Last year we were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

How to Apply

Fill out the application profile found here.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients.  Two of our founders are a gay couple.  We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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