We are the leading provider of Practice Management software for the world?s largest law firms. We?ve been doing this for over 30 years. While our headquarters are in the US in Atlanta, our largest development centre is here in New Zealand on the North Shore with over 100 engineers focused on expanding and improving our products. We have a diverse mix of highly talented folks, ranging from fresh, eager graduates to domain and technology experts with decades of experience to draw on.
Are you are force-multiplier on delivering quality to clients? We?re keen to add an experienced, highly capable, and passionate QA Engineer to our development group based in Albany on the North Shore.
About the Role
As well as your testing skills you\ 'll have an obvious strength at providing leadership and mentoring to our emerging testers. Our teams are empowered and fast moving ? our belief is that this happens with good collaboration and communication meaning that we can act on the ideas and thought leadership that you\ 'll bring to the table.
We have new projects that are heading into significant build phases later this year. All of our projects require innovation and offer interesting automation and cross platform challenges as they are generally a mix of desktop, web based and mobile platforms.
You will -
Participate in estimation at Sprint Planning and Backlog Grooming sessions.
Review and extend acceptance criteria at design phase.
Peer review completed features with developers prior to QA.
Test automation extended to cover new functionality.
Be a leader and mentor to all testers, build awareness for quality and drive initiatives to build quality into our processes.
Discuss, define and implement our test strategy.
Showcase your proficiency with debugging tools to test and troubleshoot issues and spearhead discovery and trial of new testing tools.
Champion our agile philosophies and contribute towards improving methodology implementation.
drive user empathy in yours and other families in the organization.
Deep dive with SQL into our database to surface issues and validate test results, suggesting automation where checks makes sense.
Test cases can be useful when managed ? understanding our goals and needs in this area.
Risk-based test approaches to shorten the find-fix-verify feedback loop.
Issue investigation, replication and mitigation ? servicing client issues and help the team identify the root cause
2+ year?s in-depth experience as a QA Tester in the Software Engineering field with an appropriate tertiary qualification.
From manual testing to automation, you?ve had your share of victories and challenges over several years in a team centric environment, preferably working on large products with an accounting flavour.
You?ll have the ability to be a multiplier for your team and the QA organization sets you apart from your peers.
You will have experience with test management tools.
Passionate to help define what quality is at the team and organization level, and enable teams to own and pursue quality goals as part of their delivery
Passionate about leading the continuous improvement of our testing discipline.
Team Leadership experience, but you still love hands on QA and Automation.
The ability to influence and inspire people, and proactively managing stakeholder expectations.
Well organized, and able to effectively prioritize workloads and focus in on what is really important.
The ability to drive outcomes and strong performance across small to medium sized teams.
Working for Us
You?ll be working in a product family, which is a close, cross functional team focused on a particular domain, for example the billing process. The team is a mix of engineers, business analysts, a product manager and technical writers who are tended to by a team lead. A prioritized backlog drives the goals of the team and work is carried out in small increments. The team owns the product delivery including test automation, performance optimization, reliability engineering, telemetry and customization support.
Our industry requires continuous learning, and we?re here to encourage that. There are bonuses for achieving certifications, we?re a Microsoft Gold Partner, and shared learning is encouraged in many ways such as lunch ?n? learns, hackathons and meet-ups. One of the company goals is to be active in the community, and so we have a couple of community days each year when we get out of the office and help out in various projects and organizations. There?s a range of lunchtime activities such as basketball, MtG or you can try to work up the table tennis ladder. There are bikes racks in the garage and a couple of showers in the office if you want to avoid commuting by car, there?s a local gym with subsidized memberships. Our social club arranges several events during the year.
Working in a modern, open office gives you the option of a standing desk and we provide the latest hardware, which is regularly refreshed. There are plenty of breakout areas as well as meeting rooms and focus spaces when you need them.
In addition to salary, there?s a generous employer KiwiSaver contribution, additional sick leave, a formal bonus scheme, flexible working options, income protection, life insurance, access to a financial advisor and mor