Manager, QA Engineering

Hollywood
The Baby Box Company
Full-time

POSITION: Manager, QA Engineering
REPORTS TO: CTO
LOCATION: Hollywood
CONTACT: Gareth Linnard, Recruiting Partner, e. gl@startuptap.com, c. 310.800.3759
 
THE COMPANY: The Baby Box Company (www.babyboxco.com)
 
Since 1938, new parents in Finland have been sent home from the hospital with one unique, yet simple gift: A cardboard box. Filled with newborn essentials, the boxes are also designed to be a baby’s first bed. Combined with pre-natal and post-natal care and education, the boxes are credited with drastically reducing infant mortality. The Baby Box Co. is an innovative educational program equipping parents with resources to give their babies a safe start in life. 

Highlights…
 
·      The baby box was invented in Finland, which has one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world.
·      Starting as an e-commerce business, The Baby Box Co. has evolved to wholesale and are now reimagining themselves as a free online education platform for parents, Baby Box University
·      Baby Box Co. has garnered serious attention by distributing FREE baby boxes with safe and useful products to parents in certain markets, a program that will continue to expand.
 
THE OPPORTUNITY: Manager, QA Engineering
 
We are looking for a Manager, QA Engineering to join a high performing engineering team and head up the QA function.  This role will be a hands on leadership position responsible for owning the existing QA stack.  In addition to the immediate challenges, there is also opportunity to progress and build the in-house QA team.
 
Specifically…
Lead a team of 5 near-shore automation and functional web QA engineers
Develop & manage QA process and project in conjunction with team
Own test automation codebase and overall functional code quality
Work with CTO & Director of Product on Release Management and Continuous Test Improvement
Ensure systems are stable and functional in a high-traffic production environment.
Develop automation against new features and functionality in Baby Box systems
Write and review concise and effective test cases against features
 
The Stack…
React/Redux
Jest unit testing
Nightwatch.js / Selenium Automation
CircleCI Continuous Integration
Zephyr Test Management

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS/ATTRIBUTES
 
EDUCATION: CS Degree or related field.
EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of hands-on web software QA experience.
2+ years of lead experience including current role.
Expertise in various test automation frameworks such as Selenium, WebDriver, NightWatch, Jest, Mocha, Cucumber and/or Capybara.
Expertise in working with development, product and UX in developing functional Test cases and coverage.
Ability to troubleshoot issues within the overall system to pinpoint defects.
Experience with relational databases (MySQL) as well as NoSQL databases (Firebase) and designing queries used for automation and troubleshooting.
Must communicate effectively in English with team members, managers, and people in other areas of the organization in a fast-paced startup environment.
Experience working with near-shore QA teams, fluent in Spanish a plus.
 
WHY Baby Box Company?
 
Our team is committed to taking a socially impactful, mission driven approach to our goal of providing every infant with a safe sleep space, and every parent with high-quality products and educational resources they need to properly care for their child. Fresh off a significant round of venture funding, Baby Box Co. is expanding rapidly and looking for impact team players. We offer extremely competitive salaries, a vibrant work environment and a common goal.