What you’ll be doing...

In order to lead the aeronautical internet of things and enable the continuing expansion of commercial UAS operations, Skyward must provide high quality products to our customers. The Mobile QA Engineer is a critical player in this mission. This role will define test plans and create automated functional, system, and regression tests specifically for mobile applications. The role not only ensures the quality of the shipped product but also drive the efficiency of the releases via automation.

As a Mobile QA Engineer you will enforce quality assurance standards and execute test plans with a focus on ensuring the mobile apps remain at the highest quality. You will use industry standard testing tools to ensure on-time, high-quality releases. You will test the Skyward mobile apps across mobile operating systems, devices, and aircraft while keeping an eye on quality, performance, and usability. You will emphasize safety and professionalism when flight testing our software in the field. You will write clear, effective bug reports and track issues through their lifecycle. You will advocate for Skyward’s customers, ensuring they have a great experience using the Skyward platform as they run their drone businesses around the world.

  • Rigorously test the Skyward Software Platform across mobile operating systems, devices, and aircraft to ensure on-time, high-quality releases.
  • Flight test software in the field while following all applicable laws and regulations in a safe and professional manner.
  • Run manual tests against the platform to validate features and bug fixes.
  • Document defects and issues clearly in Jira with examples, replication steps and other information sufficient for an engineer to address.
  • Monitor and work with product to prioritize issues as they progress through the software development lifecycle.
  • Work with development and account support teams in developing test workflow, including functional, integration, regression, UAT, and performance/stress testing.
  • Document test plans and environments to be run by self and others.
  • Understand customer workflows and incorporate that knowledge into the test plans.
  • Build, run and maintain automated XCUITests to verify the quality of the software platform.
  • Review pull requests with an eye on quality.
  • Recommend Usability improvements that facilitate Skyward’s customers accomplishing their work quickly and easily.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years in a full-time software quality assurance testing role testing iOS and/or Android apps
  • Two or more years in writing QA automation tests for mobile apps with tools such as XCUITest, Appium, Robotium, UIAutomator, etc.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Aviation, or related technical discipline.
  • Aviation experience (FAA sUAS or Private Pilot Certificate, airspace knowledge, ability to read VFR sectional charts, operating UAS, etc.).
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Experience using bug and issue tracking systems.
  • Experience using test case management software.
  • Experience working on Agile teams utilizing Scrum practices.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative fast-paced team environment.
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customer’s needs.
  • Experience working with SaaS applications.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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