QA/Automation Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

QA  / Automation Engineer

Altvia is seeking a passionate candidate for our QA / Automation Engineer role who is interested in helping ensure high quality in our products through automated and manual testing, with an emphasis on automating as much of the testing as possible.  Organizationally, you’ll be embedded as part of a small product development team that uses an agile development process with regular releases.

About Us:

We are Altvia, a premier Salesforce.com partner that operates at the intersection of finance and technology. We deliver software solutions for Private Equity Fund Managers and Investors. At Altvia, we believe that exceptional employees are not only the key to our success, but also to our customers’ success.

Our products are all cloud-based, with a mixture of technologies that include Ruby on Rails, Ruby/Sinatra, JavaScript (React framework), and Salesforce technologies, with many of the applications hosted on Amazon AWS.  Some of the tools we use include Slack and JIRA, and some of our existing regression tests are built using Rainforest QA.

You’ll Thrive Here If:

  • You love being part of a tight-knit company, with a great culture, that values its employees

  • You like working on a cohesive team and are a team player

  • You are a self-starter and love to learn new things

  • You manage priorities well, have excellent time management skills, and are flexible

  • You are thorough and pay attention to detail, but are also pragmatic

  • You are a great communicator.  You speak up when you have ideas and love  asking questions to help you continually learn.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Select the best of breed automation testing tools to use moving forward

  • Create, expand, maintain, and regularly execute/analyze results for automated regression tests of our cloud-based applications prior to release

  • Manual regression and new feature/fix testing prior to release

  • Basic load and performance testing, and also some cross-browser/cross-device testing

  • Manage and configure our various test environments and our test automation tools

  • Collaborate with the development and product team as new features are developed to allow testing for each release, and to identify new automated regression tests that need to be created or updated

  • Plan testing activities, identify and document bugs, and re-test of resultant bug fixes

What You’ll Bring:

  • Experience working in a QA Engineer or Test Automation Engineer position

  • Experience with automated testing tools such as Selenium

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Technical understanding of HTML, CSS, and general Web technologies

  • Understanding of Agile/Scrum development principles

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with a programming or scripting language (e.g. Ruby, Python) would be a plus

  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux or Mac OS, as well as SQL and UNIX scripting

  • Experience with Salesforce is a big plus

What We Have:

  • An amazing company culture that shines through in a new office that includes a full kitchen for enjoying great food and drinks together, foosball, ping pong  and much, much more

  • We value flexibility and a healthy work/life balance

  • Opportunity to work for an entrepreneurial minded company in an exciting phase of growth

  • Competitive compensation package including 100% paid coverage for the employee for Health, Dental, Life and Disability benefits (and generous coverage for dependents)

  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy with PTO and lots of company paid Holidays

  • 401(k) with  matching and participation in equity plan after a 6 month waiting period

Altvia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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