At ReachLocal, our mission is help local businesses around the world get more customers. We offer a total digital marketing system for local businesses, comprised of web presence solutions and digital advertising solutions. All our solutions feed into our ReachEdge™ lead conversion software, which helps local businesses seamlessly convert leads into customers and gain a deeper understanding of their online marketing ROI. Through our global technology platform, a decade’s worth of marketing insights, and our team of digital marketing experts, we help local businesses get more out of their marketing. ReachLocal is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, with offices in four regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America.

Software Quality Engineer at ReachLocal
 About the Opportunity:

 The Software Quality Engineer level is responsible for the testing of any of ReachLocal's core software products.  This individual will be a self-starter able to work independently or with a team to create test plans and scripts, perform testing and document the results. In this role the candidate will work closely with the development team to become familiar with all software systems being tested, help to improve SDLC processes and participate in process improvement. The candidate must be passionate about testing and contributing to software quality. We are currently seeking an engineer to work with our lead management technologies.

About Your Responsiblites:
  • Identify test requirements, generate test plans based on those requirements and execute test cases to ensure quality of software for production rollouts.
  • Test systems for functionality, accuracy, and adherence to specifications by performing testing in an environment based on the following technologies:
    • Java, JavaScript
    • Ruby/Rails
    • REST services
    • Nginx/Unicorn
    • CSS
  • Create and maintain automated test scripts
  • Report and track software defects/bugs
  • Work in partnership with developers and Product Management as part of a team and interact with other departments as needed
  • Debugging/isolating problems and issues and driving them to resolution.
  • Work multiple projects concurrently
  • Complete work within tight deadlines

About You:  

  • Excellent software testing skills
    • Gathering test requirements
    • Write and maintain test plans
    • Execute test cases
    • Document results
    • Track issues and bugs
  • Minimum 4 years experience testing and support of web-based applications
  • Strong knowledge of Selenium, Capybara or similar automation test suite
  • Experience testing RESTful Web-Services and using scripting/automation
  • Familiarity with source code control such as Git
  • Proficient using UNIX/Linux: setting permissions, editing files
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced agile scrum SDLC environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Company Reviews

“ReachLocal is innovative and cutting-edge; a place where you can take on big, significant problems, and make a difference” “You can move around within the company; they are great about informing you of available opportunities” “You can think out-of-the-box and collaborate with so many different functions; move at a pace that you are not able to move at any other companies; I truly believe that you are valued here at all levels” “Great environment; people here are upbeat, friendly – nice to be in a place like that” “People here have very impressive capability, and belief in their commitment to help us carry through”
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Perks & Benefits
Industry competitive compensation package
Medical / Dental / Vision insurance with HSA option
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible PTO policy for exempt employees / 10 days vacation & 5 days sick time for non-exempt employees
401K plan
Free parking
Free snacks
Foosball & ping pong table
Employee discount program
Employee appreciation events
Ongoing training and development opportunities
Fun and collaborative work environment
Excellent work/life balance

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