Quality Assurance (QA) Officer

Reston, Virginia
Operations
Full-Time
X-Mode provides real-time location data and technologies that power location intelligence for advertising and business decisions in financial services, healthcare, high-tech, real-estate, retail, and the public sector. X-Mode's flagship product is a fast-growing big data location platform, which maps daily the precise routes of 10% of the U.S. Population and maps monthly 1 in 3 adult U.S. smartphone users. X-Mode strives to produce and monetize the world’s largest location platform and ultimately create a global “living map” of 1 billion people with the highest quality location data in order to fuel the best location intelligence business solutions.

X-Mode is looking for a full-time QA Officer to help manually test our mobile applications to ensure we create and maintain a great user experience for millions of users around the world.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

    • Perform execute app performance, usability, and hardware/software compatibility testing
    • Create new manual test cases as new features are being developed
    • Drive bug prioritization for engineers by identifying and documenting bugs and issues in JIRA
    • Suggest and implement improvements for manual testing processes and for existing/new features
    • Manage internal company test sessions (and dogfooding) for the entire company around releases
    • Collaborate closely with the Android and iOS Engineers, as well as the VP of Operations
    • Provide technical support to internal team members

WHO YOU ARE:

    • BA or BS in Information Technology, systems, or any related technical field
    • Hands-on experience testing mobile (iOS and Android) applications
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A keen attention to detail
    • Strong knowledge and experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile environments, QA methodologies, concepts, processes
    • Ability to effectively isolate defects and provide specific conditions for reproducibility
    • Ability to work with many different teams and on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Passion for product quality and a positive user experience
    • Bonus: Familiarity with scripting, some programming or scripting skills.
    • Bonus: Past experience doing QA tests, with a focus on manual testing

WHAT WE OFFER:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • 15 Days of PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • Lunch provided 2x a week 
    • Snacks, snacks, snacks!
    • Casual dress code
    • Free Parking on-site