We are looking for a bright and motivated QA Engineer, to help ensure the overall quality of the KAYAK product suite. The ideal candidate is a strong team player with great interpersonal skills, quality conscious, organized, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be part of an expanding international QA team, working in a fast paced, highly energized and innovative environment.
Quality assurance of our web and mobile products across locales, identifying and driving resolution of software quality issues, in collaboration with development and localisation teams.
- Designing, developing and executing test plans for various features of the KAYAK product suite
Reporting and tracking issues found, working with developers in problem isolation, and helping to drive resolution
Working with our automation team to identify and create scenarios to be automated
Working with our engineering team to develop new testing tools/techniques for better product test coverage
You have hands-on software quality assurance experience, testing web-based applications
You have excellent knowledge of mobile and Internet/web technologies such as app platforms, web browsers, html and xml
You have an understanding of relational database technology and ability to develop SQL queries
You are able to make intelligent trade-offs, know when to escalate issues, and proactively identify risks
You have a strong capacity for logical thinking, with the ability to dig deep into issues and find the root cause in a complex web offering
You have an understanding of problem isolation, writing test plans or test matrices, QA testing methodologies, and debugging. You are familiar with defect tracking workflows.
You are able to work independently in a fast paced environment, where frequent releases are the norm and additional production updates are always a possibility
As a plus, you have working knowledge of one development language
Your English is fluent with excellent oral and written communication skills, other languages are a plus
- 6 weeks paid vacation
- Day off on your birthday
- Free lunch catering 3 days per week
- 3 year anniversary travel bonus
- Public transportation subsidies
- Free German classes
- Subsidized Yoga classes
- No stupid meetings
- Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
- Flexible hours
- Regular team events/excursions
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