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 Quality Assurance Automation Engineer is a critical player in this mission. This role will define test plans and create automated functional, system, and regression tests specifically for cloud-based applications. The role not only ensures the quality of the shipped product but also drive the efficiency of the releases via automation.

What you’ll be doing...

As a Senior QA Automation Engineer you will enforce quality assurance standards and execute test plans with a focus on ensuring our apps remain at the highest quality. You will contribute to automated test suites to ensure system quality and performance. You will use industry standard testing tools to ensure on-time, high-quality releases. You will test the Skyward platform across operating systems, devices, and browsers while keeping an eye on quality, performance, and usability. You will write clear, effective bug reports and track issues through their lifecycle. You will advocate for Skyward’s customers, ensuring they have a delightful experience using the Skyward platform as they run their drone businesses around the world.

  • Rigorously test the Skyward Software Platform across browsers, operating systems, and
  • devices to ensure on-time, high-quality releases
  • Build, execute, and maintain automated and manual tests to verify the quality of the software platform
  • Review pull requests to ensure code quality
  • Serve as a QA representative on a Scrum team
  • Document test plans and environments to be run by self and others
  • Understand customer workflows and incorporate that knowledge into the test plans
  • Document defects and issues clearly in Jira with examples, replication steps and otherinformation sufficient for an engineer to address
  • Advocate for new tools, technologies, and learning to increase software quality team’s effectiveness
  • Recommend usability improvements that facilitate Skyward’s customers accomplishing theirwork quickly and easily.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java, SQL, React, etc.
  • Two or more years experience leading a team and technical management.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Aviation, or related discipline.
  • Aviation experience (FAA sUAS or Private Pilot Certificate, airspace knowledge, ability to read VFR sectional charts, operating UAS, etc.).
  • Good in 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
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Eight or more years in software quality assurance testing,testing web-based apps
  • Eight or more years writing QA automation tests for cloud-based apps with tools such as Selenium, Cypress.io, JMeter, etc.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Aviation experience.
  • Ability to develop a understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers’needs.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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