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Lead QA Engineer at SALT

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About the Company

SALT is the pioneer of crypto-backed lending and offers crypto-focused financial services for individuals and businesses. Our mission is to build products that increase access to financial opportunities and give people more control over their ability to generate wealth long term. Committed to fostering adoption of blockchain technology, we’re working to bridge cryptocurrency with traditional finance. With an emphasis on security and customer service, we provide the technology, infrastructure, and tools that make it easy for crypto holders, businesses, banks, and governments across the globe to participate in the blockchain economy. SALT operates a blockchain-based platform that facilitates the issuance of consumer and commercial asset-backed loans secured with cryptocurrency and provides asset management services. The platform is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salt Blockchain Inc. SALT is a remote first organization with a dynamic workforce. For more information, please visit We are passionate about what we do and seek others that are excited to be in this cutting-edge space!

About the Position

SALT is looking for a Lead QA Engineer to manage our growing 2 person test team with a focus on moving towards automation. We are rapidly expanding our engineering organization and this is a great opportunity to join an early stage company and build out processes and best practices for the future.

 What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead testing and integration across Salt’s technologies and platform;
  • Review and develop automated test code to assure adherence to standards and to advise on optimization;
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving & root-cause analysis skills;
  • Facilitate and drive the QA process for engineering while remaining flexible to individual team needs;
  • Good collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills;
  • Interact with engineering teams to help implement optimized and re-usable functional test automation;
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of process effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Lead and Manage a team of QA Engineers;
  • Leads, acknowledges, develops, communicates & implements a strategy to ensure compliance;
  • Provide leadership, technical expertise, and career development for individual QA contributors;
  • Experience performing internal audits and participating in external audits;
  • Constantly seek opportunities to improve our quality and testing approach.

 What we are looking for:

  •  Ability to work both individually and collaboratively as part of a team;
  • You have a BS in Computer Science or another technical major with a minimum of 5 years of software QA experience;
  • Accountability to accomplish Sprint goals and objectives;
  • Understand business/finance needs, and have the ability to apply business value to test efforts;
  • Provide regular updates on sprint-based test plans and automation test runs;
  • Knowledge and experience with QA tools and networking tools;
  • Experience translating business and functional requirements to create appropriate test documentation (i.e. scripts, user stories, test plans, etc.);
  • Demonstrable ability to promote best practices in quality areas, including testability and instrumentation;
  • 3+ years of experience writing or executing automated test cases;
  • Experience in designing and building automation frameworks and/or tools 
  • Experience testing REST based API’s in microservices based software
  • Experience in UI automation and API automation
  • Deep understanding of quality assurance techniques, frameworks and methodologies;
  • Passion for software quality and for advancing testing as an engineering discipline.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work Remotely: no commute/traffic, enjoy more flexibility and improved work/life balance, live where you want anywhere within the U.S. and work where you want - comfort of your home, favorite coffee shop, the beautiful outdoors - you pick!
  • Health Insurance & Benefits: medical, dental and vision health insurance with options for the company to pay 100% of the monthly premiums for employees and all their eligible dependents, health care and dependent care flexible spending account options, virtual health options, robust 24/7 employee assistance program, and company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Paid Time Off: 12 company paid holidays and unlimited paid time off - work hard / play hard!
  • Retirement Savings: 401(k) with company match
  • Company Equity: receive grant of company stock options - build and share in our success!
  • Perks & Recognition Program: monthly allowance to spend on gift cards, Visa/Mastercard prepaid cards, donation to charities, use to recognize / gift to others, and more!
  • Remote Work Benefits: monthly stipend to use towards home internet, cell phone, and work supplies expenses. A generous payment to use towards your home office set up, in addition to a company-provided tech package - laptop, mouse, keyboard.
  • Matching Gifts Program: company match of your charitable contributions - we support the causes important to you.
  • Great Culture: partner with an engaged, collaborative team and enjoy our informal culture and fun virtual events.

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What are SALT Perks + Benefits

SALT Benefits Overview

SALT is a remote first organization with a dynamic workforce. We are pleased to have been named a 2021 Best Places to Work: Best Remote-First Company! SALT offers medical, dental and vision health insurance with 100% paid premiums for employees and their eligible dependents, Teladoc virtual health care options, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care, a robust employee assistance program, unlimited PTO, a 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, company equity, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, an employee perks and recognition program, a remote work expenses stipend, home office set up monies, a charitable matching gifts program, and an engaged culture with a wonderful team!

Volunteer in local community
SALT offers paid time off to volunteer as an option to our team through our employee perks program. We want to support our employees in spending time on the causes that are important to them.
Partners with Nonprofits
In addition to our matching gifts program, we give monies to each of our team monthly that they can choose to donate all or a portion to a nonprofit charitable organization via our perks platform.
Team based strategic planning
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Our Employee Referral Program includes an additional reward when we hire diverse referrals. SALT also has an Opportunity Scholarship & Internship for those in traditionally underrepresented groups.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Along with our medical insurance, we offer both a health care flexible spending account and a dependent care flexible spending account.
Disability Insurance
We provide company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We offer plans for our medical, dental and vision insurance for the company to pay 100% of the premium for our employees plus their spouse/partner and all eligible dependents.
Wellness Programs
We do different activities, such as a wellness challege to drink the daily recommended amount of water and kicked off the event with giving the team nice, stainless steel company-branded water bottles
Mental Health Benefits
We have a robust 24/7 Employee Assistance Program, providing confidential, free services to our employees, including unlimited counseling calls and mental health support and resources.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
We enable our employees to save for the future by offering a 401(k) retirement plan with company match that includes an easy to access online account and resources.
401(K) Matching
SALT's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of employee's contributions up to 3% and then a 50% company match of employee's contributions from 3-6% with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
Through our Equity Incentive Plan, all our employees receive equity grants to align their personal financial interests with SALT's success.
Performance Bonus
We provide the opportunity to earn additional compensation via a bonus based on performance.
Match charitable contributions
SALT has a matching gifts program where we match employee contributions to charitable organizations up to $1,000 per employee per year.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
SALT provides 5 weeks of paid time off for maternity/paternity leave to have time with a newly born or adopted child. We also have company-paid STD to provide further pay during maternity leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Our fully remote team enjoys more autonomy over their schedules and increased work/life balance.
Remote Work Program
SALT is fully remote with a non-centralized work model. No commute/traffic, enjoy more flexibility and improved work/life balance, live where you want anywhere within the U.S. and work where you want.
Family Medical Leave
Eligible employees may take up to 12 weeks of leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
SALT offers paid time off to volunteer as an option to our team through our employee perks program. We want to support our employees in spending time on the causes that are important to them.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We give a monthly stipend for home internet, cell phone and work supplies expenses and a generous payment to use towards home office set up, in addition to a company-provided tech package.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
In addition to internal job training, we often pay for our employees to attend other outside learning opportunities or to complete trainings/courses/certs to increase their knowledge and skills.
Lunch and learns
We hold learning sessions on a variety of topics to facilitate internal knowledge sharing.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a great employee perks and recognition program. Our employees are allotted a monthly allowance that they can choose how they want to spend. The virtual platform offers redemption options from digital gift cards, Mastercard/Visa cards, charitible contributions and more! Our team gets to pick the perks that work for them. We also have a monthly giving allowance for peer-to-peer recognition to highlight the wonderful things our coworkers do.

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