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QA Tester

| Pasadena

THE COMPANY: BRAINJOLT (brainjoltmedia.com)

Brainjolt is a leading digital media company with two sites in Quantcast’s top 35 mobile sites in the U.S. We are a team of constant learners who value scrappy cleverness as much as best practices.

And it’s working. Despite a lean team, we reach 36 million users a month across our properties and social media channels with engaging, smile-inducing viral stories, quizzes, and more.

Highlights…

  • Our flagship viral site, 22 Words, is ranked in the top 25 mobile sites in the country with 20M unique visitors a month.
  • MagiQuiz is ranked in the top 35 mobiles sites, boasting 3-minutes on site per visitor and whopping 60% completion rate.
  • Our social following is at 26 million and is growing fast.

Brainjolt is a culture of constant and continuous learners, who strive to better themselves every day.

THE OPPORTUNITY: QA TESTER (CONTRACT)

Brainjolt is looking for a part-time QA Tester to support our development and ad ops teams. This contract position will be 15-20 hours per week at the Pasadena office. Responsibilities include:

  • Review and analyze system specifications
  • Collaborate with Engineering Team to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual) and analyze results
  • Evaluate product code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a QA manual tester or similar role
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A love of working in a fast paced environment
  • No Drama

Benefits

Please note this is a contract role, non-eligible for benefits. The contract will be for 15-20 hours per week at our Pasadena, CA headquarters.

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Location

Brainjolt is located in the heart of Pasadena's Old Town, a bustling but peaceful hub for shopping, dining, and happy meandering.

An Insider's view of Brainjolt

What are some social events your company does?

+ Thirsty Thursday
Grab a beer and learn something! We riff on topics like cryptocurrency, the history of beer, Sun Tzu, etc.

+ Book Clubs
#geekchic. We love to learn, and share what we're learning in a club format!

+ Lunch & Learn
Topics range from UTMs to Supermetrics and Big Data to who is Gen Z. Catered lunch of the presenter's choice!

Cassandra

Managing Director

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration At Brainjolt is not just a function of teamwork, it’s what makes our team work. We have a mix of staff who work at HQ and remotely and with tools like Asana and Slack everyone is able to stay connected and in-the-know. We have formal ways we work, but our spirit fosters brainstorming outside the box and often over food and drink.

Brennan

Social Video Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Success at Brainjolt requires a true passion for your work and love for the company; when you have that, the motivation to take full ownership of your area comes naturally, and leads to all sorts of creative experiments and side projects that take your work to the next level.

Stephanie

Director of Content

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

True accessibility is more than an open door policy. Often, it requires you going to the team instead of waiting for them to come to you. This accessibility is a must on a lean team. Not only do multiple people wear multiple hats but we even trade hats sometimes! We take time to understand the work that is being done, so we can dive in and help.

Jeff

SVP of Finance and Data

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fun and casual! depending on the day it could be everyone quietly working heads down, or extremely energetic with a lot of collaboration going on. You never know what you're going to get, which keeps things exciting.

Kim

Director of Audience Development

What are Brainjolt Perks + Benefits

Brainjolt Benefits Overview

In addition to your salary, here are a few of the ways that we’ll fight boredom and spread happiness to you personally if you join the team...
+ Unlimited PTO
+ Generous company health insurance plan
+ Home internet coverage
+ Cell phone coverage
+ Gym Membership Assistance
+ Discretionary Work-related Book Budget
+ Monthly Personal Book Budget
+ 2 Tickets to One Concert a Year
+ Audible Subscription
+ Spotify Subscription
+ Netflix Subscription
+ Dog Friendly Office; Cat Friendly Slack Channel

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

...What else?
+ Thirsty Thursday Happy Hours + Learning Sessions
+ Lunch + Learns with Catered Lunch for the Full Team
+ Book Clubs #geekchic
+ Surprise Catered Lunches
+ Team Off Sites
+ Puppies welcome in house; cat photos welcome in our very active #cats Slack channel

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