We are seeking a skilled and motivated Intermediate QA Analyst to join our Quality Assurance team. In this role, you will primarily focus on embodying the user, designing and executing manual smoke and usability tests, as well as automating end-to-end, API and regression tests. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our software products, contributing to the overall success of our development process.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand product requirements and develop comprehensive test plans for smoke, usability and regression testing in the test management tool.
- Execute manual smoke tests to quickly identify critical defects and ensure the stability of new software builds.
- Conduct usability tests to assess the user-friendliness and overall user experience of our products.
- Document test results, defects, and observations in a clear and organised manner.
- Work closely with developers to communicate identified issues and verify fixes.
- Reproduce issues and feedback provided by the community in Github, be able to work with developers on any confirmed issues and be able to report back to the user on updates.
- Proficiency in technical product testing, to ensure that it meets specified technical requirements, performs reliably, and functions correctly under various conditions.
- Identify and prioritize test cases suitable for automation, especially those related to regression testing.
- Execute automated regression tests to validate the stability of software releases and ensure compatibility across different platforms and devices.
- Conduct API testing to ensure the functionality, reliability, and performance of backend services, preferably have experience with tools such as Postman.
- Integrate automated tests into continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
- Help with fixing any flaky or ever-failing tests during builds.
Test Strategy and Improvements
- Contribute to the enhancement of testing frameworks, methodologies, and best practices.
- Participate in test planning and test case review sessions, providing valuable insights and feedback.
- Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains within the QA process.
Reporting and Communication
- Generate test reports with the help of the test management tool summarising test activities, results, and metrics for the development team and other stakeholders.
- Clearly communicate test progress, results, and any potential roadblocks to product owners and team leads.
- Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including developers, product owners, and designers, to ensure alignment on testing objectives and outcomes.
Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- 5+ years of experience in quality assurance and software testing, including test automation.
- Strong proficiency in designing and executing manual smoke tests and usability tests.
- Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and their integration with automated tests.
- Solid understanding of software development lifecycles and testing methodologies.
- Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
- Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
- Exceptional verbal and written English language skills
- Relate to company values About Matomo Analytics
- Positive ‘can do’ attitude
- High levels of personal and professional integrity
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Proactive and takes initiative
- Highly autonomous, with proven ability to manage own workload effectively
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Good reporting skills
- Sense of humour
- Remote work (save many hours on commute, and save money)
- Co-working space paid for and/or work from home
- All home office equipment paid for (laptop, desk, chair, standing desk, lights, etc.)
- Flexible hours, with hours worked in a work day to overlap at least 4 hours with NZ working hours (between 9am and 5.30pm NZST)
- 25 days of paid holidays per year plus your national public holidays
- Immediate impact
- Onboarding/training plan
- 100% Remote work position
- must be within 4 hours of New Zealand time zone (NZST)
We offer a competitive salary package, including benefits, professional growth opportunities, and the chance to work with a passionate and diverse team. If you are a self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, remote work environment, we encourage you to apply.
To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the Matomo team.
Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet some of the requirements, women and under-represented groups of candidates tend to only apply when they meet every requirement. If you think you have what it takes but don’t necessarily tick every requirement on this job description, please get in touch and apply and submit your resume, portfolio, and a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the Matomo team.
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We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and can support visa applications. (We also help successful applicants with relocation costs.)
About InnoCraft and Matomo Analytics
At InnoCraft, we offer analytics products and SaaS to enable our users to grow their business. We believe in openness, privacy and 100% data ownership. Our mission is to liberate analytics and we are passionate about measuring for success. That’s why we created Matomo Analytics, the leading open source analytics platform used on more than 1 million websites and apps in over 150 countries, available in more than 50 languages. The Matomo platform collects, stores and processes a lot of information: hundreds of millions of data points each month. We create intuitive, simple and beautiful reports that delight our users.
Come join our growing team that’s helping ensure a safer, more privacy focused web/internet!
-> Apply online here. We’re looking forward to receiving your application!