QA Automation Engineer

| Greater Boulder Area
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QA Automation Engineer at CampMinder in Boulder, Colorado

How to apply:

Time to apply: 45+ minutes (few short answer questions + resume + cover letter) 

Who We Are

At CampMinder, we build beautiful, intuitive, web-based systems to streamline summer camp business operations. Since 2001, CampMinder has been an industry leader serving over 900 camps and 500k+ campers throughout the United States and beyond.  

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, CampMinder cultivates a purpose-driven, values-led culture. Our #1 priority is employee engagement. Engaged employees bring their best selves to work which helps create a powerful experience for our clients. That's why our mission is to foster a world where work is fulfilling and life is fun - for the employees, camps, and families we serve. Learn more about our nationally recognized culture at

About The Role

This QA Automation Engineer will help ensure product quality by monitoring all stages of software development to identify and resolve issues to meet quality standards. They will play a vital role in our ability to deliver functional, sustainable products to summer camps, making it easier for them to achieve their goals.

CampMinder’s QA, Engineering, and Product teams are highly collaborative and value brainstorming and solving problems together, rather than individually. We don’t always agree on everything, but we resolve our differences respectfully. We break our work down in small portions and fully embrace Agile methodologies like pair programming.

What You’ll Do
  • Collaborate and contribute with integrated teams of Software Engineers, Quality Specialists, Product Managers in one or more of our agile software development teams
  • Pair with QA Testers to learn our product and domain, and then help identify our gaps in quality coverage, test automation, and process
  • Create and organize test cases that translate institutional knowledge into automated test suites
  • Help shape our vision for the overall QA strategy of our products and drive automation at the appropriate levels
  • Formulate and organize a test regression suite
  • Design automated tests, initially covering the regression suites
  • Execute manual user scenario, integration, and regression tests to proactively isolate issues pre- and post-deployment
  • Partner with DevOps and Software Engineers to integrate your automated tests into our build and release CI pipelines
  • Serve as one of our testing subject matter experts, helping to create a quality center of excellence
Who You Are

We are looking for an individual who is: 

  • Aligned with our core values: Own It, Find A Better Way, Put Team First, Be Admirable, Give Joy, and Wonder
  • Willing to work as part of a team, but can also work independently 
  • Passionate about and good at solving complex problems
  • When needed, willing to roll up your sleeves and perform manual testing
  • Organized and methodical enough to keep making progress on the test automation big picture with many competing requirements for your time
Must Have
  • Strong experience creating and automating regression test suites
  • 2-3 years of experience with test automation tools, examples include but not limited to Cypress, Selenium, Appium, Mocha, Cucumber, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience in software QA positions testing web applications including experience with manual, regression, user scenario, and integration testing
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Ability to research industry and market testing tools, frameworks, and technologies
Nice to have
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Familiarity with CI/CD technologies
  • Experience with source control (GIT) 
  • Mobile application testing 
Role Location

Due to COVID-19, all CampMinder employees are working from home for the immediate future. We ask that you have a reliable, high-speed internet connection and be available during standard business hours. In the event we reopen the office in some capacity, you will need to live within reasonable commuting distance from the office in Boulder, Colorado and be willing to work on-site at least 2-3 days per week.  For the right candidate, we may be willing to consider someone fully remote.  Must be eligible to work full-time and reside within the continental United States. 

CampMinder Employee Benefits   
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid parental leave for all new parents, including via surrogacy and foster care
  • Company-paid disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with 4% company matching 
  • Trust-Based (flexible) PTO Flexibility to WFH to as needed to accommodate for family needs, focused work time, etc. 
  • Monthly wellness allowance
  • Supportive co-workers and leadership
  • Focus on learning and growth
  • Onsite office benefits:
    • Weekly fresh fruit, snacks, coffee, catered all-company lunch meetings 
    • Close to walking paths and food trucks
    • Well-behaved dogs welcome! 
    • Lockers and shower - get your mid-day workout in!

Compensation: Our target hiring range is $85,000 - $115,000.  Actual compensation and title will be commensurate with experience, skills and education. 

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all, including people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome and encourage applications from people with these identities or members of other marginalized groups.

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Our office is located in East Boulder, steps from the Boulder Creek Path. The area is well-serviced by public transportation...and food trucks!

An Insider's view of CampMinder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

One of the best things about working at CampMinder is our open and curious vibe. We collectively communicate with all other departments if we have questions, or see different areas that we can improve our clients experience. We have an open door policy that encourages building relationships, which gives me joy every day I come to work.


Client Support Representative

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In my position, I get the opportunity to work with just about every team at CampMinder on a weekly basis. Whether I'm looking at a puzzling case with our front-line support team or collaborating with our sales team about a potential new client, I love working with my colleagues. Everyone here is a team player and it really makes my day great!


Client Success Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

From day 1, the expectation was that I bring my best to the table. I am 100% accountable for my product area, I’m expected to solve problems creatively and get help when needed. I have full autonomy. If I want to try something or do something different, I go do it. For me, this is nothing but exciting. I wouldn’t change any of it. I love it.


Product Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I believe that the human connection is important when we work together. Therefore, I have regularly scheduled 1 on 1’s with each person on my teams. In addition, I remind everyone to always feel free to come to me and discuss any topic. Even if I am going through a very busy period, I will prioritize someone's need/want to have a conversation.


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What are CampMinder Perks + Benefits

CampMinder Benefits Overview

CampMinder offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes: a wide variety of insurance plans (medical, dental, vision, and more); company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance; a 401k program with a 4% company match; Trust-Based PTO; paid Parental Leave; and a monthly wellness allowance.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
#allyship channel in slack which engages in content and discussions regularly, cultivates ideas for always improving company practices
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees enrolled in compatible insurance plans may make pre-tax contributions to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA).
Disability Insurance
Short and long-term disability insurance is 100% paid by CampMinder.
Dental Benefits
CampMinder offers 10 dental plans to choose from to fit your needs. The company makes a monthly contribution toward premium costs based on coverage level.
Vision Benefits
CampMinder offers 4 vision plans to choose from to fit your needs. The company makes a monthly contribution toward premium costs based on coverage level.
Health Insurance Benefits
CampMinder offers 20 medical plans to choose from, including PPO, HDHP, and HMO options. The company makes a monthly contribution toward premium costs based on coverage level.
Life Insurance
Life Insurance is paid 100% by CampMinder.
Pet Insurance
Optional pet insurance available.
Wellness Programs
CampMinder provides weekly seasonal produce deliveries, an on-site meditation room, and a $25/month wellness stipend, among other offerings.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(k) plans are offered through Transamerica. Employees are eligible to begin contributing after their first paycheck.
401(K) Matching
CampMinder matches employee contributions 100% on the first 4% of their salary and contributions are vested immediately.
Performance Bonus
Profit-sharing bonus based on company financial performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eligible employees may take up to 12 weeks of Parental Leave for a birth, adoption, or foster care placement. Two weeks will be compensated at 100% and 10 weeks will be compensated at 60%.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Currently, we are all working remotely at least through May 2020.
Family Medical Leave
CampMinder offers up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We offer Trust-Based PTO, meaning there is no formal cap on time that can be taken. This approach relies on candid sharing of wants and needs, taking individual, team, and business needs into account.
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
CampMinder offers all employees paid time off to observe eight major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
CampMinder keeps a rotating local beer on tap.
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Through a partnership with WageWorks, CampMinder allows employees to pay for commuting expenses, including qualified transit passes, through pretax payroll deductions, saving employees between 25-40%.
Company Outings
We plan regular opportunities to have fun together. Some examples this year include, a holiday party at a local brewery, an outing to Punch Bowl Social, & an end-of-summer celebration at Boulder Res.
Game Room
Our game room includes Video and board games
Stocked Kitchen
CampMinder offers coffee, tea, snacks, and fresh local produce to all employees.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free lunches and snacks during our all-company meetings!
Happy Hours
CampMinder hosts an all staff, on-site happy hour following our quarterly meetings.
CampMinder offers ample on-site parking in our lot, as well as bike racks if you prefer the two-wheel mode of transportation.
Pet Friendly
Don't want to leave your fur baby at home? That's great, because we welcome dogs at CampMinder! We also offer pet insurance.
Fitness Subsidies
CampMinder offers a $300 annual allowance ($25/month) that can be used toward a variety of wellness-related purchases like race registration, yoga, wearable devices, massages, gym memberships, & more.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
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