Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Quality Assurance Engineer



Quality Assurance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
Who are we?
We are a team of builders. We're aggressively pursuing a future for humanity that is driven by abundance.
Who are you?
You are an engineer and adventurer, ready to own the platform portion of our first product. You don't like the world as it is today and are ready to execute on a better future. You're excited to change the way builders build, to enable the next generation of humanity's finest to build the future around us.s

What You'll Do

  • You will play a critical role in ensuring that our products achieve best-in-class quality.
  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases, and test scripts to thoroughly evaluate product functionality and performance.
  • Own the design and implementation of automated testing frameworks to streamline the testing process and improve efficiency.
  • Collaborate closely with software developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to identify testing requirements and ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Establish quality metrics and improve our continuous integration pipeline, testing patterns and techniques.

What We're Looking For

  • 3 or more years of experience working on a web product doing quality assurance.
  • Experience writing and maintaining unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests.
  • Experience with one or more of our programming languages used in house: TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, and C++.
  • Familiarity with a software ticketing and bug-tracking system like JIRA, Linear, etc.
  • Experience in testing HTTP endpoints using tools such as Postman or scripting with curl.
  • Experience with one or more test frameworks such as Jest, PyTest, Gherkin, Squish, Selenium, or Cypress.
  • Motivated developers who can work with a high level of autonomy, lead initiatives, and make sound technical decisions at every step.
  • Advocates for code quality and best practices, who are not afraid to set higher standards for their team and work diligently to enforce them.
  • Continuous learners who embrace new technologies, evaluate their benefits and trade-offs, and work to understand them on a deep level.
  • Mentors willing to provide guidance and support to others, fostering a culture of learning and improvement.

Nice to Have

  • Understanding of our front-end frameworks (React and Redux).
  • Familiarity with Scrum, Agile, and other software development methodologies.
  • Understanding of product requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented.
  • Early stage startup experience.
  • Familiarity with maintaining CI/CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions written with shell, python, and yaml scripts.
  • Background in manufacturing or manufacturing-adjacent industries.
Where You'll Be
  • We are building our team across two offices in Los Angeles and New York. You are welcome
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance: Comprehensive coverage to ensure you and your family stay healthy.
  • Generous Paid Time Off: Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with plenty of PTO and sick leave.
  • Stock Options: Participate in our success with a generous stock option plan.
  • Commuter Benefits (NYC): Save on transportation costs with our commuter benefits program.

Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply.