Extole, Inc.: QA Engineer
Location: San Francisco, CA
Inc., the leading provider of social marketing solutions, is looking for a QA Engineer. Located in San
Francisco, Extole provides advertisers and online stores with unique and
powerful online marketing solutions via software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solution drives greater consumer
engagement and word-of-mouth communication via social networks, while enhancing
brand identity and accelerating revenue.
potential of the growing social channel.
We design, deploy and optimize referral-based customer acquisition
programs, social recommendation campaigns, and other customer-powered
programs—all of which are highly measurable, proactively optimized, and designed
to leverage the power of social networking platforms. Our clients range from mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 companies
here in the US.
individuals. We have built a fun and
dynamic work environment where we work hard and play hard while remaining
committed to beating expectations. If
you are looking for a fast-paced, exciting and challenging position, this job
is for you.
loves testing great products. Our team
is fast, smart and independent. You will
work on multiple projects that include testing customer-facing web
applications, our RESTful services layer and applications that utilize
Facebook, Twitter and other third party social service APIs.
- 3+ years white and black
box QA experience in distributed web-based, client/server environments.
Experience with Ruby, Maven, Ant & J2EE technologies highly desirable.
- 1+ years of Automation
experience desired (Segue, Mercury/HP, Selenium, etc.).
- Java Application Server
& Web Server experience required. Must have at least 2 years
experience with Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS or some other Java server
- Should be familiar with
working in Unix shells (bash, ksh, etc.) for many aspects of standard
system analysis, namely viewing log files, doing basic editing in vi, etc.
- Must have experience
with HTTP protocol based applications (IE, Firefox, etc.) and front-end
& middle-tier technologies typically used (CSS, JSP, Ruby, PHP, HTML,
- Must have SQL knowledge
and experience, enough to execute basic queries and have familiarity using
GUI based database browser tools.
- Ruby experience highly
desirable. Familiarity with Ruby gems, framework, engines, etc.
- Standard Functionality,
Regression, System, Integration & ad hoc testing experience and
- Should be fully capable
of Test Case & Test Plan creation and execution, including boundary
testing, negative testing, data type testing, positive testing, etc.
- Knowledge of real life
QA processes, standards and procedures as well as Software Development
Life Cycle, both in a classic software development sense and a rapidly
evolving and growing company sense.
- Must have Bug Tracking
tools experience. Understanding of the complete bug life cycle, as well as
what constitutes valid bug metrics, important aspects of a well written
- Solid analytical,
problem solving skills as well as excellent written and oral communication
- Fully capable of
creating valid estimates regarding effort for tasks; can communicate and
manage adjustments as well as able to effectively organize and prioritize
- Ideally has experience
testing without functional requirements and short release cycles.
- Experience closely
interfacing with product/business and or development teams
- Experience working in a
dynamic, start-up environment
- Compensation DOE
- Stock options
- Employer paid Medical, Dental,
and Vision plans
- Commuter Benefits
- Generous holiday schedule and
- Stocked kitchen
- Company sponsored events
To apply: For consideration: email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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