Sr. QA Engineer

Remote - United States /
Engineering – QA /
We are a fast-growing remote-friendly cybersecurity company with multiple offices in the US including San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The world’s most at-risk organizations rely on Authentic8 to completely eliminate the risk of using the web. More than 500 government agencies and commercial enterprises trust Authentic8’s cloud-based Silo Web Isolation Platform to separate the things they care about — like apps, data and devices — from the things they can’t trust — like external websites, users and unmanaged devices. Our premiere product, Silo for Research, is an integrated solution for conducting secure and anonymous web research, evidence collection and data analysis from the surface, deep and dark web.

Authentic8 is looking for a high-energy Software QA Automation Engineer in our remote-friendly, fast-paced, inclusive, and highly collaborative culture. The right candidates will add to our QA automation efforts. The Authentic8 solution has a diverse technology architecture, so the right candidate will be skilled in White Box testing, the frameworks, tools, and processes for automating the testing of web and desktop applications, RESTful services, servers, and databases. The Authentic8 solution is delivered to users of all major platforms, your experience with Windows, macOS, and Linux will ensure a high quality experience by our users. The position demands maturity, flexibility and someone ready to contribute at a high level --and the rewards come with it.

Are you ready to work on a team of truly talented individuals? We are looking for a talented Senior QA Engineer to join our team, to help test our Industry leading Software. Are you ready to break free from the mundane? To enjoy a flexible work life balance –with work from home capabilities? To have the opportunity to lead teams and for continuous innovation? To accept a challenge for cross-team leadership? To join a company that knows how to develop an amazing team, grow talents, show mutual respect makes all the difference, and where each day brings a new challenge?

We value leaders and will offer leadership opportunities to you. We love innovators and will reward your innovative ideas and collaborative efforts. We will grow your technical skills and assist in your career growth.

If you are a talented QA Engineer with an eye for the future, look no further! Send us your resume.


    • Create and automate tests for various Authentic8 products
    • File bug reports and work with engineers and product management in agile sprints to drive issues to conclusion
    • Work with site reliability engineers to support timely deployment of releases
    • Work with development engineers to support unit testing (frameworks and test scripts)

Skills & Requirements

    • 4 to 6 years experience writing tests in Python and other languages (Java, Javascript, etc.) using common testing frameworks
    • 4 to 6 years experience creating detailed test plans, test cases
    • Experience working closely with software engineers in designing and implementing testable solutions
    • Familiarity with working in Linux based systems - ssh, command line usage, shell scripting, etc
    • Experience testing servers and/or proxies
    • Understanding of databases and ability to form SQL queries for data validation
    • Ability to communicate clearly including status, bug reports, and test plans
    • 4 to 6 years experience with one or more source code control systems (GIT, Subversion)
    • Strong problem-solving, communication and analytical skills

Highly Desirable Skills:

    • 3+ years of white box testing experience
    • 2+ years of experience writing automated test scripts
    • 2+ years experience testing Web Applications with automated testing tools (Selenium, Puppeteer, etc)
    • 2+ years testing experience with web browsers
    • 2+ years experience working in an Agile environment
    • Experience with executing and building performance/load tests
    • Familiarity with Postman or similar API testing applications
    • Cloud services experience (Azure, AWS, GCE, EC2, S3, Rackspace, etc)
    • Background in cyber security
    • Documentation skills, using Confluence or other wiki systems
    • Data networking configuration and debugging skills (TCP/IP, network tracing, etc)


    • BS, BA (or equivalent) a plus
    • 4+ years of related experience in Software QA
Authentic8 offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision, flexible PTO, a 401k program and stock options.

It is the policy of Authentic8 to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.