Quality Engineer

remote /
Quality Engineer /
Founded by two MIT engineers in 2013, Ultranauts Inc. is an onshore quality engineering firm powered by cognitively diverse teams. We offer a broad suite of software and data quality services with specialized capabilities in test automation for software and data pipelines, advanced analytics, and accessibility. Ultranauts has been named a Fast Company World Changing Idea, MIT SOLVE Challenge winner and Interbrand Breakthrough Brand, and our clients include a wide range of F500 enterprises, cutting edge technology companies, and top-tier digital agencies.

Ultranauts is looking to hire a full-time Quality Engineer to join our team and be part of a high growth, high impact services company. Ultranauts helps clients develop strategies to build quality into their processes and pipelines to enhance business value, and our quality engineering teams deliver manual and automated tests for new development, data management, and data science.

Neurodivergent (autistic, ADHD, dyslexic, etc...) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Responsibilities

    • Design, build, execute, and maintain automated tests to ensure products meet defined functional requirements
    • Conduct peer reviews of automated test scripts
    • Review automated test results to verify functional and technical requirements 
    • Support manual QA testing efforts in conversion of manual test cases to automated 
    • Work effectively and collaboratively within your team, participating in daily Scrum/agile and other meetings 
    • Communicate frequently and openly with leads and team members (non-speaking team members can communicate via chat)
    • Demonstrate consistent attendance and punctuality
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

    • Significant experience with test case design, test procedure development, test execution, system evaluation and test reporting
    • Experience with one or more of the following: Java, C/C++, JavaScript (Node.js, Angular/Typescript, React, Vue), Python, R, SQL
    • Experience with source control tools such as Git and the code review and approval process including conducting peer code reviews
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a remote, team environment
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Desired Experience in

    • Automated testing concepts and tools such as Selenium, Cucumber 
    • Java/Selenium with EclipseIDE
    • Testing web applications using CSS selectors and XPath
    • Testing web services and APIs, including REST-based services using serialization formats such as JSON and/or XML, or tools such as Postman, Newman, REST Assured
    • Test-driven development and/or CI/CD tools like Jenkins
    • Agile workplace environments
    • Mentoring developers and test automation engineers on best practices in automated testing 


    • Rigorous coursework in one of more programming languages (e.g. university coursework, development bootcamps)

Key Position Benefits

    • The chance to work with talented and motivated colleagues
    • The opportunity to contribute to a fast-growing, innovative, mission-driven company
    • Focus on continuous learning and career growth
    • Support for team wellbeing and mental health
    • Flexibility as the norm and a 100% remote team
    • Inclusive workplace practices such as Inclusive Agile
    • Company funded health insurance and life coaching

Additional Requirements

    • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States or Canada and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire
    • No sponsorship available: U.S. or Canadian Citizen or Green card holders only
    • All persons hired will be required to undergo and pass a background check
Neurodivergent (autistic, ADHD, dyslexic, etc.) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

For more information about the recruitment process, please review this Recruitment Overview document.