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Senior QA Engineer

Location: Los Altos, CA

Department: electric imp

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Electric Imp is a fast growing and innovative startup making it possible to connect nearly any type of device or product to the Internet via our software tools, cloud services, and hardware solution. Our powerful platform is accessible and scalable to a broad range of uses, and provides Internet of Things connectivity solutions for everyone from the hobbyist maker to enterprise-wide applications in a variety of industrial sectors. We're a small team of diverse professionals; together we're working on something truly revolutionary, and we need your help!

This is an exciting Senior Quality Assurance Engineer position in the Internet of Things space.  If you love both grey/white-box testing and test automation, this is a perfect opportunity to gain additional experience on a wide variety of products and services while working directly with seasoned veterans from all departments.  We have a friendly work environment where everyone is valued equally. The QA department is involved in all aspects of product development, including influencing design decisions and project planning.

Your opportunity:

  • Play a key role in the creation of quality products and services for the leading enterprise IoT platform
  • Utilize your solid background in both white-box and black-box testing to help evaluate new features and design test scenarios
  • Add automation test cases to increase coverage and help maintain existing test suites
  • Develop new test libraries to support abstraction layers with an existing test framework
  • Help design new automation test suites that reduce maintenance cost while managing thousands of test cases
  • Develop new internal QA test utilities
  • Work directly with product teams and development engineers to understand features and technical implementations
  • Utilize a defect tracking system to communicate bugs and verify fixes

Our Requirements:

  • Passion for testing, quality, bug hunting, and automation
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (any field)
  • 6+ years experience as a QA team member
  • Experience with both manual and automated testing for APIs, web UIs, and mobile apps
  • Proficiency with Python and familiarity with at least one other programming language
  • Experience creating Python test libraries and writing automated tests with Robot Framework
  • Knowledge of industry standard testing tools, including Selenium WebDriver
  • Aware of test methodologies and experience building and designing test infrastructure
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Comfortable communicating across teams in both formal and informal settings


  • Familiarity with the Electric Imp platform
  • Experience with performance testing
  • Comfortable with direct customer interaction
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