QA Tester



Quality Assurance
Philippines · Remote
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

About OffSec

Founded in 2007 by the creators of Kali Linux, OffSec (formerly known as Offensive Security) is the leading provider of continuous professional and workforce development, training, and education for cybersecurity practitioners. OffSec’s distinct pedagogy and practical, hands-on learning help organizations fill the infosec talent gap by training their teams on today’s most critical skills.

Become a part of our global presence and work from anywhere. With team members in over 40 countries, we believe in inspiring people of all backgrounds and communities. The OffSec team is composed of diverse, internationally published authors, conference speakers, and seasoned information technology professionals from both the private sector and governments worldwide.

Excited about our mission and what we do? Apply and join us!

Job Purpose

We’re looking for experienced manual Quality Assurance testers to join our engineering development team as part of our quest to build the best learning platform in the world. You will work closely with developers to build and document test plans for new features, then execute those test plans independently in our development, pre-production and production environments.

Our QAs are our final authority in the process of building high quality releases of our learning management system: you have the final technical say in whether a software module is suitable for promotion to the next higher environment.

QAs also work closely with our SDET and Automation engineers to build automations of the tests that the QAs develop to promote consistent regression.

QA Tester duties and responsibilities

  • Creates and documents test plans on applications and related technology to verify that the business, technical and functional requirements are being met through the software development lifecycle.
  • Work with developers to ensure the developers are executing test plans and documenting results during the development phase.
  • Conducts end-to-end testing according to the test plan, files bug reports and has the initiative to go “off script” in pursuit of uncovering obscure boundary defects.
  • Executes test plans in an effort to identify defects prior to production.
  • Advise SDET and Automation engineers on the creation of automation for their test plans
  • May also include Production Certification which requires manual/automated scripts be executed to certify production health and/or identify post-production defects

QA Tester requirements and qualifications

  • Manual and Cypress Automation testing and thorough knowledge around testing methodologies.
  • Strong web services testing experience.
  • 4+ years of Quality Assurance experience
  • Hands-on experience in test automation of APIs, webservices and Microservices.
  • Experience working with UI automation tool like Cypress is a plus
  • Proficient in defect tracking/Quality assurance tools such as JIRA.
  • Competent technical skills and good time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually.
  • Experience with QA processes and deliverables in an Agile/SCRUM environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to varying audiences
  • Well-versed with all stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)

*This position is remote and based in Philippines.

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