QA Engineer I

Title: QA Engineer I

Location: Remote

Job Description:

At HopSkipDrive, our goal is to create opportunity for all through mobility.

We’re a technology company that solves complex transportation challenges where there is a heightened need for safety, equity, and care. Through our marketplace, we connect kids, older adults, or anyone needing extra support to highly-vetted caregivers on wheels. Through our software and advisory services, we solve the biggest transportation challenges facing schools and school districts around the country.

Founded by three moms as a solution to their own transportation challenges, we’ve now completed more than 3.3 million rides and operate across over 13 states across the country. We continue to expand at a rapid pace, making the Inc. 5000 list four times, as well as the Deloitte 500 Fast-Growing Technology list. HopSkipDrive is a Series D company and has raised $100M in funding to date.

Who you are:

You are looking for a challenging and rewarding experience. You are inspired by our vision and the opportunity to define a new category in an incredibly fast-growing market. You are excited to learn, grow and collaborate so we can achieve our mission of creating opportunity for all through mobility.

At HopSkipDrive, we know that challenges require different approaches, unique perspectives and new ways of thinking. We are building a team of creative problem-solvers from many different backgrounds.

You thrive in a fast-paced startup environment. You are honest and exhibit high integrity. You are proactive and excited to bring new ideas to the company. You solicit feedback and are open to criticism. You adjust quickly to changes in priorities and conditions and cope effectively with complexity and change. You have high attention to detail.

You are an excellent communicator who enjoys collaborating with others and mentoring other designers. Above all, you want to create something that fundamentally changes the lives of families for the better.

What you Bring:

    • 2+ years of professional experience in quality assurance
    • Strong experience in developing and documenting test plans, test cases, and reporting bugs for complex features
    • Experience with bug tracking systems and the bug life cycle
    • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails is strongly desired
    • Motivated to learn and grow: this position exposes the candidate to all aspects of the product, from development through end-user adoption
    • Excellent communication skills

Nice to Have:

    • Familiarity with command line tools such as CURL to make API requests
    • Familiarity with source control systems like Git
    • Experience with testing mobile applications

What you will do:

    • Manually testing new features and providing feedback to the product/engineering team
    • Writing and maintaining efficient, thorough test cases
    • Coordinating and managing feature releases with product/engineering
    • Learning and mastering the inner workings of all HopSkipDrive products
    • Reproducing bugs and other issues reported by customers and uncovering problems and/or defects before launch
    • Creatively testing the product and creating clear and articulate bug reports
    • Advocating for testability during the design process, allowing for better automation
    • Ensuring that critical bugs are reviewed and prioritized in advance of releases
    • Collaborating with cross functional teams to deliver high quality product requirements

** This role will be fully remote in one of the following states AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, IN, KS, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI**

What you will get:

We want you to be an owner in our company and share in executing our vision, so every full-time employee has equity. In addition, we offer competitive market comp, flexible vacation, FSA, medical, dental and vision, 401(k), and an opportunity to work for a uniquely positioned, VC-backed company in a hugely attractive space with significant upside potential. HopSkipDrive is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role is $65,000 to $75,000 per year. Final compensation for this role will be determined by several factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skill set and specific work location. The total compensation package for this role also includes equity stock options