Quality & Test Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Hardware Engineering

Magenta Labs is an early stage technology startup developing a groundbreaking product in the consumer video market. Our current team hails from Instagram, Facebook, Square, Blizzard and Apple. We're seeking an experienced Software Quality & Test Engineer.

The System QA Engineer will be responsible for planning and executing integrated system testing with an emphasis on hardware-centric software risks. This includes cross-functional work with engineering and other quality assurance teams to identify risk areas and testing responses.

You should have a software quality assurance background consisting of both manual testing and automating existing manual testing. You have a strong aptitude for learning new technologies with a good instinct for discovering defects in software and hardware. You are focused, responsible, and a team-player who thrives under pressure. If you are interested in joining a small team of talented people who are passionate about solving challenges to improve photography and videography, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

What you'll work on:

    • Create, modify and execute tests for validation of Magenta‚Äôs hardware and software features at the system-level (including user scenario and interoperability)
    • Develop and maintain test automation for embedded devices, based on the developed test strategies
    • Design and execute integrated system/scenario tests.
    • Identify, reproduce, and isolate issues found, and see issues through closure
    • Report issues in accordance with Magenta bug reporting methods and testing guidelines
    • Stay informed on customer and industry trends regularly integrating into on-going testing
    • Solid understanding of SQA methodologies & practices
    • Build automated test tools & reporting mechanismsBe a vocal proponent for quality (internally and externally) in every phase of the development process
    • Take responsibility for monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an eye toward improving product quality

Who we're looking for:

    • Minimum 3-5 years of SQA or System Test experience, preferably on consumer-facing hardware/software products
    • BS/MS EE/CS or technical degree with relevant experience (MS preferred)
    • Experience in developing automation using scripting or other languages (C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Objective-C, etc.)
    • Demonstrated ability to own a complete functional area of an application or product
    • Good understanding of SQA methodologies & practices, including leveraging an issue tracker to track and drive issues to resolution
    • Experience shipping Embedded and mobile devices
    • Ability to think creatively, problem solve, and innovate
    • Excellent communication and report-writing skills

Why you want to join us:

    • Tight knit team with alums from Instagram, Facebook, Square, Blizzard and Apple
    • Solve challenging problems
    • Medical and Dental insurance
    • Equity in an early stage startup
    • Funding support from well respected VCs
    • Regular team lunches and offsites
    • Kitchen stocked to satisfy your munchies
    • Easy access to Caltrain, Muni, and BART
    • And the best coffee, no really