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JOB DESCRIPTION

aware3 is seeking a QA Automation Engineering Team Lead to join our engineering team.

At aware3, we believe in the power of community-minded organizations. We help those organizations grow their impact by making it easy to engage anytime, anywhere. Our mobile-led strategy includes customized mobile apps, communication, and online giving. We help churches (under our aware3 & CFT brands), schools (under our FACTS brand), & nonprofits engage and grow their communities through text, web, & branded apps.

If you love a friendly & supportive team who is always questioning the limitations, we’re your team. You can read more about our values over on the company About Us page (https://aware3.com/careers). aware3 strives for a balanced Agile methodology. If you're interested in our perspectives on all this, here's our Tapas Teamwork blog post (https://a3a.me/cWbXT). As a team, we expect ourselves to write readable and testable code. We don’t give bonus points for writing code in the fewest number of lines. Stars are earned when another team member can easily hop in and understand code; gold stars for test coverage. PR’s and pair programming are a part of daily life.

This position is full-time and can be Fully Remote or partial remote near one of our offices (once they reopen... which... not yet!) in Kansas City, Denver, and Providence.

Responsibilities

  • You hire for the team.
  • You conduct regular 1:1s with members of the team, helping track and advance their careers.
  • You know your practice area well.
  • You freely give technical guidance and assistance as needed.
  • You dive in to tackle issues; because it's a small team.
  • You coordinate with the several other teams to deliver value to production in an organized fashion.

Requirements

  • Patience, humane consideration, and ravenous listening.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively.
  • Deep experience in modern QA practices, especially end-to-end automation.

Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience leading a team. If you don't have management experience, we can help train you on that skill.
  • Experience with Kanban or Scrum.
  • Experience with QA tools like Postman, JMeter, Bug Magnet, Lighthouse, ChromeVox, Axe, Burp Suite, AppSpider, Wireshark, etc.
  • Familiarity with Gherkin.
  • Experience writing API or Unit tests.
  • Familiarity with basic SQL.

Our Tools & Technologies

  • QA: Appium, Codeception, PHPunit, Chromedriver (we have moved away from Selenium), Browserstack AppLive.
  • FE: Vue, Knockout, Webpack, Grunt. Karma, Mocha, Chai, a Mocha-based visual regression tool, pa11y.
  • BE: PHP (Laravel and Slim), MySQL, Caching, Queues, Events, & more.
  • DevOps: AWS (ECS, Aurora, Elasticache, Route53, & more), Terraform.
  • Misc: Twilio, Sendgrid, Firebase, and more. We embrace new tech and best practices frequently.

Our hiring process

  • Apply
  • Code sample request
  • Chat with hiring manager (60 minutes)
  • Skills interview with a panel (60 minutes)
  • Come help our clients engage and grow their communities

Comp & Benefits

  • Annual salary range is $85k - $110k, commensurate with experience
  • Free health insurance (associate-only, bronze plan, meets requirements). Very affordable rates if you add on from there.
  • 401k w/ 4% match
  • Unlimited vacation (PTO) w/ a minimum
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company laptop provided + remote office setup stipend

We believe that diversity contributes to a broader collective perspective that will lead to a better company and better products. We seek to continue our diversity journey and we actively encourage everyone (yes, you!) to consider becoming a part of the team. Our 27 person engineering team is presently: 30% women, 37% POC, 19% LGBT+, and 30% neurodiverse. 74% of our team falls into at least one of these categories. We want to be a place everyone can belong and thrive.

Our growing, dedicated team works both remotely, and (where there's not a pandemic happening) in an open environment in-office. This full time position is available for both remote candidates and those in cities where we have an office (Kansas City, Denver, Providence). Remote candidates need to be located +/- 2hrs to America/Chicago time zone, and eligible to work in the US. We have a casual work environment with a collaborative and supportive team dynamic.

No recruiters, staffing firms, or contractors, please.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

Our hiring process

  • Apply
  • Code sample request
  • Chat with hiring manager (60 minutes)
  • Skills interview with a panel (60 minutes)
  • Come help our clients engage and grow their communities

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

We're a very supportive and communicative company, with a permission-giving leadership team. We incorporate Rooney Rule concepts in our hiring. We value the whole person.

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