Quality Assurance Engineer - Entry Level

Reston, VA
Quality Assurance /
Entry Level /
At Brightspot®, we believe technology should enable content-focused teams to work smarter, faster, and more seamlessly to move businesses forward. Our world-class delivery team has decades of collective experience supporting digital transformation efforts for some of the world’s most well-known companies – from eCommerce brands and media organizations to corporate businesses. Brightspot prides itself on being a leading content management system built to grow and adapt to any business.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be instrumental in ensuring that the sites powered by Brightspot are of the highest quality. You will be responsible for authoring test cases, end-to-end testing of web sites and web service applications, and for specifying, designing, implementing, and running automated tests.


    • Performs various facets of testing on assigned projects, including but not limited to functional, regression, smoke, load, performance.
    • Participates in design and code reviews as appropriate.
    • Identifies and documents defects within assigned projects.
    • Collaborates with other team members or acts individually to resolve problems and complete projects.
    • Owns tasks in test plan development and automated testing.
    • Analyzes and troubleshoots issues with software and environment.
    • Installs code into QA environment and maintains environmental integrity.
    • Works directly with developers and system administrators in troubleshooting problems.
    • Supports production code installs as appropriate.
    • Meets and adapts to changing deadlines.
    • Understands team’s strategy and objectives


    • Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn Linux/Unix commands and in programming with Java, Javascript, HTML, and CSS.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
    • Ability to articulate concepts/ideas and interact with clients
    • Work effectively with others, even in high-pressure situations
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with or ability to quickly gain knowledge of continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins, Travis CI, etc. is a plus. 

Education and/or Experience

    • Recent college graduate with a degree in computer science or related field
At Brightspot®, we value diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment where all employees can thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

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