Who we are: Celebrating 20 Years of Slickdeals Slickdeals is the leading crowdsourced shopping platform, where 11 million users interact to share the most up-to-date information on online shopping deals and coupons. Through the power of crowdsourcing, Slickdeals has saved members over $6 billion by providing a forum for communication, as well as shopping tools such as its free Android or iOS apps. Slickdeals consistently ranks in the Top 100 most visited sites in the U.S. per Alexa.

Slickdeals, LLC

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Slickdeals is looking for a QA Automation Engineer that can help us maintain a high level of quality in our products. The primary products that you would be working with are the slickdeals.net desktop and mobile site and our Android and iOS mobile apps. There are also several other products that we maintain related to the site such as internal tools for development and back-end administrative systems.

A Slickdeals QA Automation Engineer will be responsible for working closely with product, Development Engineers and other QA engineers to develop and execute automated testing.

If you are the type of person that not only enjoys testing but are constantly looking for ways to improve your own process and effectiveness then you will thrive in this environment. The ideal candidate is someone who already has years of Quality Assurance experience and is looking to be a key member of implementing Automation to Slickdeals. We are most interested in people that have a passion for the web industry, know how to diligently create meticulous testing scripts, and have excellent attention to detail.

THE ROLE:

  • Write maintainable, scalable and high performance automation scripts in the relevant programming language
  • Work with our product team to fully understand requirements. You will join a team of engineers and participate in every stage of the development process from discovery to deployment. To do this you can't mindlessly follow instructions, you need to understand what you're looking for and ultimately what the product goals are.
  • Work closely with our teams to develop comprehensive automated test suites providing maximum test coverage in the most efficient manner
  • Be willing and available to coach and mentor other QA engineers that are less experienced in automation

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Effectiveness in communicating with both technology and business teams.
  • Ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with 3rd party firm and provide collaborative detailed plans with quality results.
  • Demonstrable attention to detail.
  • Collaborative attitude and a desire to work closely with others.
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools.
  • Manage testing activity to support multiple projects or bugs while meeting deadlines and ensuring quality.
  • Ability to estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
  • Understand how to read, write and execute test plans.
  • Strong understanding of Web & Mobile UI testing technologies.
  • Software engineering, design, and architecture skills.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a QA role testing web or mobile app-based applications.
  • 5 years’ experience in QA automated testing
  • Experience working with a 3rd party test automation firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; documentation, presentation and training skills
  • You have experience in automated unit and functional testing: PHPUnit, Behat, Cucumber, Selenium, Sahi and Appium.
  • You have experience testing IT platforms & continuous integration platforms: Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo.
  • You have experience the Atlassian stack: Jira, Confluence, Stash, Bamboo.
  • Ability to estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.
  • Experience creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured automated test plans, cases and scripts.
  • You are familiar with agile development processes and terms: Kanban, Scrum, etc.
  • You have experience testing mobile applications on a variety of devices.
  • Experience with load and performance testing

Work Authorization

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

Slickdeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Slickdeals will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the "Ban the Box" legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application.

Slickdeals participates in E-Verify. For more information, please refer to E-Verify Participation and Right to Work.

Slickdeals does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and is not responsible for related fees.