Vertex Ventures US
Vertex Ventures US

Software QA Analyst (mobile testing)



IT, Quality Assurance
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Location: You must reside in Ghana to be considered for this role; VPN is not allowed. Please apply only if you already reside in Ghana.

About the job

Testlio is the originator of fused software testing, a unique approach to testing that combines humans and machines to help digital innovators deliver quality products at scale. In any location. On any device. In any language. Via any payment method. The company is distributed by design, with full-time people worldwide and part-time freelancers in over 150 countries. Clients include Amazon, Athena Health, Microsoft, the NBA, Netflix, PayPal, Uber, Wayfair, and many more. Collectively, they have awarded us an industry-leading 4.7 G2 rating. To learn more, visit www.testlio.com.

Project Requirements and Summary

  • Project duration: ASAP through Dec 31, 2024, with an opportunity for contract renewal.
  • Location: 100% remote. However, you must reside in Ghana. VPN is not allowed.
  • Schedule: 8.00 – 17.00 GMT+2.
  • Type of testing: Manual testing on both Android & iOS devices.
  • Project Focus: Testing an all-in-one social media messaging app
  • Must-have devices: Transsion, Android, & iOS

What would your day look like?

  • Designing and executing smoke, scripted, and exploratory test cases on mobile, web, and desktop platforms.
  • Conducting functional, localization, regression, or payment testing to ensure software applications meet quality standards.
  • Reporting and reproducing issues found during testing.
  • Documenting and reporting test results, including bugs and potential risks.
  • Analyzing test results, issues, logs, and other relevant data to identify patterns, trends, and potential areas for improvement
  • Collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams, including developers, product managers, and other stakeholders, to ensure alignment on project goals, timelines, and deliverables.
    • Clearly and proactively communicating test progress, issues, and risks to project stakeholders.
    • Generating reports that provide actionable insights to stakeholders.
  • Designing and executing API tests in tools like Postman, SoapUI, or similar.
  • Assisting in the execution of automated test suites, and proposing automation test candidates.
  • Creating, maintaining, and reviewing scripted and exploratory test cases and test suites that align with business priorities, project requirements, user expectations, and industry-recommended approaches.
  • Designing and optimizing appropriate test data.
  • Ensuring continuous relevance of the test library by refactoring, updating, and deprecating tests.
  • Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the system(s) under test.
  • Staying informed with industry trends and advancements in software testing methodologies and tools.

What you need to succeed?

Technical Skills

  • Proven experience (2+ years) as a QA Analyst or similar role, with a strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies, and tools (such as JIRA, Bugzilla, TestRail, Xray or similar).
  • Experience with mobile and web applications frontend and backend testing (including API testing).
  • Proficiency in identifying and documenting software bugs and issues.
  • Ability to solve technical tasks required during testing, such as test data generation, log capturing and basic analysis, working with browser developer tools, network log analyzers, etc.
  • Experience working in agile teams in a remote environment. Proven track record of communication and collaboration with different stakeholders, such as Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and others.
  • Good knowledge of SDLC, CI/CD, and DevOps and an understanding of test automation principles in effective SDLC.
  • Nice to have: Previous experience testing analytics implementation (setting up devices, test data generation, call analysis, log export, browser dev tools, and troubleshooting).
    • Scripting or programming experience.
    • Experience working in a corporate environment.

Human Skills

  • Passion, curiosity, and genuine interest in the field of software testing.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written, as well as strong presentation and time management abilities.
  • Be a good team player, socially open-minded, empathetic, and considerate of cultural differences; able to provide constructive yet clear feedback.
  • Comfortable with a frequently changing environment and able to adapt fast.
  • Ability to create and document your work and processes and provide reports.

What is the Candidate consideration process?

We do our best to bring on individuals who will be excited about their role and have the potential for a great future with Testlio. Since we are 100% distributed we give you the chance to meet with multiple people from our organization to give you an idea of who you would be working with, role expectations, etc. Our interview process can take about 2 to 3 weeks to complete.

  • Application Review
  • Recruiter interview
  • Multi-part exercise
  • Hiring Manager interview
  • ~ 3 stakeholder interviews
  • Offer

Diversity and Inclusion

Testlio is an equal-opportunity employer deeply committed to creating an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and identities. We are female-founded, and 46% of our team members identify as women. See the DEI section of our website for more information.