qa engineer (metrics and reporting)

job location: San Jose, CA

company profile

Welcome to Pinger! Our market-leading communications products have been downloaded by millions of iOS and Android users around the world. Backed by top tier venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, our simple mission is to make texting and talking free. We are profitable, growing like crazy and are having a blast here. Pinger is located in downtown San Jose walking distance to dozens of restaurants and public transit. Come on in, the water's fine!

primary responsibilities

  • Functional testing for Pinger's internal metrics system, including log loader, data warehouse, and report content
  • Functional testing for web services and client software (API / web services, iPhone/iPod/iPad applications, Android, Web)
  • Effectively communicate with both engineering and product management teams. Escalate project issues when required
  • Creation of test cases based on specifications provided by engineering or product management

secondary responsibilities

  • Load / stress / performance testing of metrics system
  • Automation of metrics testing where possible

key qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience testing in a professional work environment
  • Experience with Linux and MySQL
  • Experience testing applications with client—server architecture, API testing, or other server based testing a plus
  • Self-motivated individual with strong attention to detail
  • Experience using JIRA or other bug tracking software

Reports to: qa manager

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