QA Tester

Job description

The QA testers responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)


The QA tester role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches (and at various stages of the development process) to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.


Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

 

About Audience Republic

  • We are a software platform that helps live events (music festivals & concerts) sell more tickets, through increasing word-of-mouth, collecting data & providing audience intelligence.

  • Fast growth tech start up, raised $2M from investors who are ex Spotify, Apple, AdRoll, Atlassian, SafetyCulture

  • Founded in 2015, currently 7 people (soon to be 10)

  • Located in Darlinghurst (close to Hyde Park) with a brand new office with a rooftop, gym, free yoga, meditation room onsite gym (with showers & towel service) and cafe

  • We are a global business, and have customers in North America, Europe, UK, Asia, Australia and New Zealand

  • Our customers include events featuring artists like Justin Bieber, James Blake, LCD Soundsystem, Chance the Rapper, Tiesto, Bookashade, Broods, Sticky Fingers, Deadmau5, Carl Cox and Fatboy Slim

What Will You Do?

  • Review and analyze system specifications,

  • Collaborate with Engineering to develop effective strategies and test plans,

  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results,

  • Evaluate product code according to specifications,

  • Create and run SQL queries in Postico (or equivalent) to validate test results against backend data,

  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects,

  • Report bugs and errors to development teams,

  • Track issues and bugs after reporting and ensure they have been

  • Help troubleshoot issues

  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing

  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Ensure that the Audience Republic experience spans a wide range of devices, from desktop to mobile.

  • Communicate with other team members to determine the best solutions to difficult problems.

  • LOVE your job! Live your two passions everyday: music and product


Who You Will Be Working With

  • Our development team is small now but growing, there are currently 5 people on the engineering team.

  • You'll be working directly with our CTO who is former CTO at GoCatch.

  • We are here to support & help YOU be successful including mentoring and guidance


Why You’ll Love It Here

  • You will OWN an area of the business & be responsible for building it up 

  • We use the absolute BEST software, tools & equipment to do our job. We all use Hubspot and the latest MacBook Pros.

  • We ONLY hire other smart, ambitious people who LOVE to learn and grow

  • As a founding team member your input will be absolutely CRITICAL to the success of the company in all areas.


Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing, Automated Testing, Test Driven Development Strategies and others,

  • Experience in project management and QA methodology

  • Familiarity with SQL is a strong plus, however, this can also be learned on the job, you must have some experience with running DB queries and being able to analyse results,

  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors

  • Strong communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude