Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Senior Rust and Substrate Engineer (QA)



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023
About Us:
Analog is building a true Layer-0 blockchain network that ushers in the omnichain future, secured with the Proof-of-Time consensus mechanism.
Backed by world-class investors, our vision is to facilitate the seamless communication of time data (events) between decentralized applications across different chains.
We're hiring an experienced Web3 QA Automation Engineer to join our Engineering team. This role will be pivotal in ensuring that our products meet the highest standards of quality, reliability, and user experience.

About the role

  • Applying world-class QA best practices to Codefi development processes and technical stacks.
  • Creation, maintenance, and execution of detailed automated test cases.
  • Management and oversight of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Reviewing requirements to ensure they are thorough and detailed, and providing knowledgeable feedback.
  • Keeping thorough documentation of all project aspects, including deployment communication, bug tickets, and both manual and automated test cases.
  • Active participation in project development meetings, including backlog grooming and sprint planning.
  • Ensuring that all major software releases meet our high quality standards.
  • Collaborating with the team to solve application faults, identify and report bugs, and highlight quality issues.
  • Development, execution, and maintenance of automation scripts, test plans, and test cases.
  • Continuously improving test strategies, frameworks, tools, and technologies to maintain a high-quality bar.

About you

  • 3+ years experience as a QA Automation Engineer.
  • A deep understanding of Agile Testing methodology and CI/CD processes.
  • Proficiency in languages such as JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js, GoLang, and Python.
  • Experience with testing tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, Cypress, WebDriverIO, Truffle, and Ganache.
  • Experience with load testing tools like K6 or Apache JMeter.
  • A solid understanding of decentralisation through blockchain, consensus, and gossip protocols.
  • Familiarity with cloud environments like AWS or Azure.
  • 5+ years of test engineering experience on GUI products and 4+ years in test automation.
  • Strong documentation practices and hands-on QA automation engineering skills.
  • Experience with containerised applications and deployments.
  • Ability to operate efficiently in a decentralised and remote working environment.
  • A collaborative nature, excellent communication skills, and a strong alignment with our principles.
  • Proficiency in Unix-based OSs, Docker, and SQL querying.
  • Experience in Dapps, Ethereum tech, and Detox testing framework.

Nice to Have

  • Experience or understanding of Ethereum and other blockchain technologies.
  • Familiarity with open-source development workflows, especially GitHub.
  • Experience in testing Qt/QML and desktop applications for Windows, OSx, and Linux.
  • Experience building and setting up QA and CI/CD tools that can scale across multiple products with high standardisation.
  • A keen interest in blockchain and a solid understanding of Ethereum.
  • Experience working in an open-source organisation.
  • Previous experience with Parity's zombienet and substrate's ecosystem.
This position offers an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the Web3 revolution, ensuring that our software products are robust, reliable, and of the highest quality. If you're passionate about quality assurance, blockchain, and looking to make a significant impact in the Web3 space, we'd love to hear from you.
Analog fosters an inclusive work environment that doesn’t tolerate unjust discrimination against race, religion, gender, disability, age or other qualities. We encourage anyone from around the world to apply as long as they meet the job requirements!