7 Simple Machines is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

Senior QA Lead

Seven Simple Machines (7SM) is looking for an experienced test automation engineer to join our unique company. 7SM designs and builds data-driven web applications for clients of all sizes. We’re a small delivery team of highly-skilled and self-organized technologists. We believe there are no limits to what we can learn and contribute individually and as a team. 7SM is small, and your impact will be huge. Our compensation package is very competitive, and we offer special perks such as flexible schedules and vacation policies, and a convenient location in downtown Ballard. 

Position Summary:

7SM is experiencing high growth and is in need of an experienced test automation engineer to build out a test automation framework for consumer-facing Web applications and/or tools for our internal team. This framework spans the full stack and sets our company’s standards for continuous integration, deployment, verification, and improvement of software quality for a wide range of projects. The test automation engineer is responsible for implementing and managing best practice QA methodologies for both manual and automated testing. However, our compact size and dynamic nature require we all wear a lot of hats. The opportunities for professional growth, learning, and development are endless. Yours could include requirements writing, reviewing, analyzing and modifying software systems, debugging, and documentation. 

Here’s what we are looking for:

·       You are self-organized and able to excel in independent and agile work environment

·       You are self-confident, experienced, and knowledgeable in software QA methodologies and automated testing

·       You have creative problem solving and troubleshooting skills

·       You thrive in a collaborative environment and have strong communication skills

·       You have deep Test and Development experience, including the following:

o   Excellent coding skills in: C#, ASP.net web applications; Visual Studios; Javascript; (SSIS is a plus)

o   Experience testing both the data layer, middle layer, and UI

o   Willing and able to mentor the QA team on best practices writing test scenarios/cases

o   Proven experience writing and maintaining a scalable and reusable automated tests framework

o   Passion for breaking web applications

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