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Software QA Specialist

APAX Software

APAX Software

Quality Assurance
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Background
APAX Software is a digital product development consultancy based in Lexington, Kentucky. As a key member of our 25-person team, you'll join an Inc. 5000 company and work alongside a multi-talented group of designers, developers, marketing, and branding professionals to build complex and innovative projects for our clients across many industries.

 

Now operating in its 15th year, APAX attributes its longevity in part to the strong client relationships it has built as well as the core values it is built upon:


#1 Be Good
#2 Be Excellent
#3 Be a Friend
#4 Be You

Location
REMOTE, Contiguous U.S., with a hub in Lexington, KY.

 

Position

The Software Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for the ongoing testing and quality control of all software developed at APAX Software. This includes understanding software requirements and business objectives, writing detailed testing plans and executing those plans, performing feature-specific testing during the development cycle, performing full product testing prior to production releases, and working closely with developers to assist with quality goals.

 

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop and execute test cases and test plans

  • Work with different teams of developers on several different projects simultaneously

  • Write manual test cases that cover both the basic and exception scenarios to deliver a high-quality product to users

  • Draft and execute project test plans at various levels of development

  • QA and deploy new features and products with minimal bugs

  • Triage bugs and confidently prioritize them against current and future project work

  • Understand the projects fully and the use cases on different types of devices (both desktop and mobile) from the user’s perspective

  • Define and document best QA practices to continually innovate on the position

 

What To Bring

  • Good understanding of QA processes, tools, and methodologies

  • Passion for delivering high-quality digital products to users

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Technical background/understanding of how development products are built

  • Previous exposure to JIRA or similar project management software

  • Strong teamwork skills— the ability to work with both Project Managers and Developers, experience working with development teams as well as the confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly.

  • Direct client interaction experience with the ability to build relationships, understand client vision/direction, and present designs and concepts.

  • An understanding of or experience in Agile software development

 

Benefits
Build great things at a company where you’ll be happy to head into work! You’ll receive generous benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible working location (work fully remote, or grab a desk at our downtown Lexington HQ)

  • SIMPLE IRA match

  • Paid parental leave

  • Health (75% employer-paid), vision, dental, and life insurance benefits

  • Employee perk program

  • Flexible PTO and paid holidays

  • Annual team retreat at awesome destinations

 
Notes

  • No recruiters, please.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. 

  • We cannot offer visa sponsorship or visa transfers at this time.