QA Analyst at Grindr

| Hollywood
!Sorry, this job was removed at 12:15 p.m. (PST) on Friday, January 10, 2020
Apply now

As an integral part of our experienced engineering team you will coordinate the efforts around the full cycle of manual testing for our iOS, Android and web-based clients. The role involves testing strategy through the planning, creation and execution of tests. We would like you to be curious and detail-oriented, with high standards demonstrated by clear logging and verification.

With 4.5M daily active users, the Grindr app is constantly optimized and at the forefront of user functionality and features in the dating space.

This role is embedded directly with the engineering and product teams. You will work together and advocate for the highest quality standards in every release. We care a lot about what we do. We want you to do the same, and we encourage ideas and input around how product functionality can be improved.

Responsibilities
  • Learn and understand our software clients
  • Partner closely with engineers and product team members to understand the feature roadmap and develop comprehensive testing plans with supporting test cases and schedule
  • Use analysis of our member base to ensure proper platforms and devices are being tested against. Keep pace with changes in these areas
  • Execute against testing plan, keeping clear defect logs and adding additional detail through verbal communication where necessary
  • Introduce and maintain the use of defect, test-tracking and documentation tools
  • Define KPIs and represent the quality of product in person at stand-ups and demos
  • Work to make sure software engineers write tests that provide sufficient code coverage
Desired Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience testing mobile and browser-based applications
  • Experience with black box testing of native clients on mobile platforms (Android and iOS) both through the use of physical devices and simulators/emulators
  • Knowledge and understanding of APIs and how to test APIs. Comfortable using tools to monitor communication between client and API
  • Experience with tools to monitor network traffic from a mobile device.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. You will be clearly articulating issues to team members of varying technical ability
  • Familiarity and/or experience with automation framework like Selenium, Espresso, XCUITest or Appium is highly preferred

Why Work at Grindr?

Since 2009, Grindr has built the world’s largest social network for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. Now more than just an app, we’re a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:

  • Grindr – The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • INTO – A video content platform dedicated to queer perspectives: news, culture, social, commentary, and more.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) – Our social mission to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • Gaymoji – A one-of-a-kind collection of over 500+ stickers available on iOS, Android, and in the Grindr app.

Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers. We’re fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, and a knack for crossing every finish line – all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, and stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.


Benefits & Perks

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off Policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k)- Matching
  • Catered daily lunch
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ErlangLanguages
    • EC2Languages
    • AWS AuroraLanguages
    • Ngix Languages
    • KafkaLanguages
    • RabbitMQLanguages
    • NginxLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SparkDatabases

Location

West Hollywood , CA 90069

What are Grindr Perks + Benefits

Grindr Benefits Overview

Benefits & Perks

100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Time Off Policy
Competitive Salaries
401(k)- Matching
Catered daily lunch
Stocked kitchen
Free on-site parking
Casual dress environment

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $5000 (Premier PPO) $1500 (Standard PPO) of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers $250 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered at a flat rate to a $75,000 value.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Acme Co. provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 200% of contributions up to 10% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
AIDS walk and AIDS lifecycle
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
More Jobs at Grindr2 open jobs
All Jobs
Dev + Engineer
Product
Product
new
Hollywood
Developer
new
Hollywood
Apply now
Save jobView Grindr's full profileSee more Grindr jobs