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Lizzie McMinn Senior Associate

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Job Info

Category Gaming/AR/VR
Employment Type W2 Contract
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, CA - 94089

Client Introduction

Verticalmove, Inc. is the leading technology talent firm for Information Technology, Software Engineering and Executive professionals. We build the most admired companies throughout the world by identifying and attracting highly qualified and often hard to find professional talent. Our portfolio of clients include start-ups financed by the most exclusive venture capital firms, and established billion-dollar brands.
Being part of our Information Technology and Engineering consultancy means you’ll have industry leading benefits too, including Health (medical, dental, vision and life insurance), Paid Time Off (sick and vacation) and Retirement (401k with a 4% match).
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This is the chance to work for the hottest Augmented Reality late stage startup that is innovating in the AR space to create new hardware and software that will give its users a never-before-seen AR experience and redefine how we access screens and visualize data.

Job Description

The ideal candidate for this role is an individual who is ready to take an active role in shaping the quality of our software and look beyond the traditional responsibilities of QA. The primary responsibility of the Application Test Engineer is to identify holes in coverage, analyze requirements, update and execute manual and automated testing efforts for assigned projects to ensure projects meet the quality standards set by product owner, effectively and efficiently test the social media and sharing media like applications and the related areas, and catch regressions. Qualified candidates need to be a self-starter and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.

Job Responsibilities

Work hand-in-hand with product teams, key stakeholders, developers and other members of QA to ensure that testing is efficiently and effectively covering all possible testing scenarios
Support overall engineering and architecture effort of the software group from a quality perspective
Develop / Test and Run manual and automated tests / scripts on daily basis ensuring complete test coverage of requirements
Identify test cases for automation and work with the automation team to automate test cases
Investigate, troubleshoot and verify software defects and other technical issues
Analyze and report on test progress, status and performance metrics


Required Experience

7+ years proficient experience working on software products / mobile applications in QA / Automation related testing
Experience in Python/C/C#/C++ in a production environment is a plus
Thorough understanding of all test fundamentals, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), test management tools, and defect tracking tools
Experience with analyzing requirements, test planning / execution, automated testing and reporting
Experience with testing mobile applications and / or embedded system testing
Experience with testing social media, chat, contacts, sharing related applications within an embedded system is desirable
Experience with testing 3D computer graphics/AR/VR is a plus
Excellent communication, problem-solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues
Excel in a fast-paced, agile environment supporting multiple projects using a wide variety of technologies
Excellent oral and written communication skills including effective presentation with a dynamic and “can do” attitude

Required Education

BS/MS in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

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