We're looking for a QA Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.
Text messaging adoption is growing rapidly. Now, an average person spends 23 hours a week texting. Our product is a text messaging automation software platform allowing E-Commerce store owners to do most of their customer communication over text messaging as opposed to old-school calls and emails.
The technology stack is React.js on the front end with Redux Saga, Storybooks, slick-looking UI with a custom design system, and an AI-powered conversation builder using the Canvas API.
The front end is powered by Python / Django backend API on top of a PostgreSQL database with Kafka processing high throughput text messages at the scale of 10s of millions of messages per day. Soon we’ll be adding NoSQL and Kubernetes into the mix.
We're rebuilding our segmentation services, perfecting the product, dramatically expanding our 3rd party services integrations. Join us, it’ll be a lot of fun!
1. Learn and evolve your skills using the latest and greatest technology tools in a rapidly growing company.
2. Learn from the best engineers. We constantly challenge the status quo and invent new ways of building a great product.
3. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.
4. 100% remote. Work anywhere, whether it is remotely in the comfort of your home, in a shared co-working space, in an RV on the beach, or while being a nomad in another country.
5. Work on challenging problems, innovate, impacting lots of people's lives for the better while having fun doing it.
4+ years of hands-on full-time experience as a QA Engineer.
2+ years of hands-on full-time experience with QA Automation.
2+ years of hands-on full-time experience with Manual QA.
1+ years of hands-on full-time experience with Cypress (or TestCafe, or similar JS testing framework).
Upper-intermediate to fluent speaking and writing English. Able to have a real-time conversation.
Experience with web app testing.
API testing experience using tools like Postman or similar.
Strong knowledge in Design Patterns in Test Automation.
Familiarity with Agile Software Development Lifecycle.
Proactive communication, being able to gather requirements and accomplish things without much supervision or guidence.
1. SQL experience.
2. Python experience.
3. TestRail experience.
4. AWS experience.
5. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrated ability.
What are your typical clients?
The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.
What is the length of your engagements?
Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years so you are able to evolve your career with the company you are currently working in.
What’s your company size?
The Right Balance team is 60+ engineers going to 100 by the end of the year. The current client size team is 93+ people. The timing is great to be a part of a rapidly growing team making meaningful contributions.
What happens if the engagement is completed?
Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current engagement is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.
What are your core values?
Client First: we only win when our clients win. We treat client challenges as our own.
Ownership: we embrace responsibility, taking on challenges, getting them to completion, and enjoying getting things done.
Quality: we’re passionate about achieving quality outcomes by applying meticulous attention to detail.