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QA Tester (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Apr 1, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15360
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: San Jose, CA

**Multiple Positions Available**

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com)

At Outward, Inc., our vision is to "lower the friction" with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting-edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Overview:

Outward has developed a transformative 3D-based visualization platform for the retail industry. We are pushing the boundaries of how 3D and AR/ VR technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. We are currently looking for a passionate and hands-on QA Tester that will maintain quality standards and attain new heights in terms of efficiency and performance as we continue to grow our business.

Responsibilities:

* Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
* Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

* Execute functional and regression tests across multiple platforms
* Test current products and verify bug fixes
* Identify, document thoroughly and track bugs
* Work with cross-functional teams to collaborate and ensure quality throughout the development lifecycle

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills/Qualifications:

* 2+ years of Software QA experience
* An understanding of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
* Basic understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
* Write concise, descriptive and easy to understand bug reports
* Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution with a high level of quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to multitask, manage time, meet deadlines, and prioritize effectively.
* High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Desired Skills / Nice-to-have:

* Experience with some scripting or programming languages (Python, JavaScript, etc.) is a plus
* Experience in Selenium WebDriver automation is a plus
* Familiarity with databases, writing SQL queries is a plus
* Familiar with AWS S3, AWS EC2, and Elastic Beanstalk web services

As an Outward team member, you will have:

* Medical, Dental, Vision
* 401K
* Paid time off
* Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
* Fully stocked kitchens with catered lunches twice a week
* Free snacks and drinks
* On-site gym
* Office dogs! Bring your furry pal with you to work
* Friendly, caring co-workers and management

This position will not offer relocation assistance.

This position is not approved to offer Visa sponsorship, now or in the future.

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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