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Houston, TX

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Full TimeApplication Development

Houston, TX
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The best place to work in Houston is hiring.

Improving builds custom software and provides Agile Scrum Training for clients across the country. Located in Westchase Houston we have ranked #1 on the ‘Best Places to Work’ survey for 3 consecutive years, and we are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

 

As a Conscious Capitalism company our culture provides the challenges, inspiration, training, and motivation to achieve amazing things. We are constantly striving to live out our values of Excellence, Dedication, and Involvement through the foundation of Trust.

 

Improving is seeking a Senior QA Consultant to work with the Scrum team, assisting with feature-level and API-level testing of user stories. API testing generally occurs through RESTful endpoints. The QA is expected to assist with refining acceptance criteria and is the primary owner of regression prevention within the application, through tests, best practices, and developer collaboration.

This position’s day to day responsibilities will challenge you to be both independent, and highly collaborative. It will require a problem solver with a positive attitude who loves to learn new things.

Skills:

Automation development skills, including ability to identify necessary test cases.  Ability to identify well-written requirements and contribute to overall test strategy and implementation.

  • Automated UI testing using Typescript and Protractor or Webdriver
  • Automated API testing using Fiddler, Swagger, Postman or equivalent
  • Practitioner level experience with scrum development (including coordination across teams)
  • Practitioner level familiarity with source control, work item tracking, and excellent work item discipline (for traceability)
  • Familiarity with common boundary test cases and test case identification strategies
  • Ability to query data from SQL or from structured text (i.e. JSON, XML)
  • Familiarity with common system flaws, such as injection, off-by-one, etc.
  • Ability to balance scrum team and cross-team commitments (sprint test deliverables vs automation framework development)

 Benefits: 

  • Awesome benefits for salaried employees include: Health, dental, vision, 401k+matching, profit sharing, pool table, family movie nights, beer on tap, ImprovingU classes, cutthroat board game tournaments, annual Vegas trip, D&D night, and more. 

Please note: 

  • This role will not require travel.
  • We are not working with 3rd party agencies.

 

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“Being an Improver allows me to work in an environment which is both challenging and fun. I work with amazing people who truly care about the quality of their work and what they deliver to the client. We help each other find creative solutions to problems even if we're on different clients.”

― Tonya Guadiz, Principal Consultant

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