Quality Assurance (QA) Associate
Location: flexible within the United States
Position is available: April 2023
WHO WE ARE
Every student deserves opportunities in life, and every educator committed to providing those opportunities deserves support. Those beliefs drive us to work alongside schools to support great teaching so that we can work towards guaranteeing that all students are receiving high quality instruction. We partner with over 900 schools – both district and charter – in underserved communities around the country, thus impacting more than 330,000 students. Third-party evaluations confirm that when schools have the right basic conditions in place and partner with ANet, they achieve 6-8 months of additional learning over a two-year period compared to schools not partnering with ANet.
At ANet we are committed to living out our core values, both across our organization and with our partners. We acknowledge that systemic inequities impact student access to opportunities and that in order to ensure educational equity for all students, we must center on the experiences of those from marginalized communities to guide our work. We work to deepen our understanding of how race, class, power and privilege influence the education system as well as influence our own perspectives. To do so, we provide ongoing learning opportunities through org-wide professional development, affinity groups, working groups, and resource sharing.
ANet’s Product Operations Team is responsible for building assessments, testing ANet’s technology products, and supporting partners in their administration and use of our assessments and myANet, our assessment platform. The Quality Assurance (QA) Associate is responsible for ensuring the quality of the software products ANet provides to our partner schools. Through thorough and consistent testing, the Associate will uphold high quality standards for the products that go before educators and students. In addition, the Associate will have the opportunity to collaborate with Engineering, Product, and Support teams and will report to the Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Execute test cases and analyze results for ANet’s suite of software products
Identify and report bugs and errors to the Product and Engineering Teams
Troubleshoot and document errors for review by ANet’s engineers
Conduct post-release/post-implementation testing using a test management system (e.g. Zephyr)
Serve as a point of contact for internal team members who support ad-hoc QA efforts
Collaborate and engage with cross-functional team members to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU BRING
In order to be successful in this role and at ANet, candidates must demonstrate the following:
You have experience performing quality assurance, or related, work
You operate with a deep attention to detail and personal organization skills
You have an analytical mindset and enjoy problem-solving
You have excellent communication skills
You are comfortable with documenting and troubleshooting errors
You have a passionate commitment to and a sense of urgency for the support of schools, along with a belief that all students can achieve at high levels
You are motivated by working in an environment where we live out our core values daily. You are eager to examine personal archetypes and biases while discussing topics related to race, class, and privilege which relate to ANet’s Advance Equity and People Matter values, and our work towards becoming an anti-racist organization
Ideal candidates may also demonstrate the following preferred qualifications:
You are familiar with Agile frameworks and regression testing
You are familiar with test management software (e.g. Zephyr)
WHAT WE OFFER
Individuals who join ANet have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, values driven, and team-oriented organization that is committed to having impact in schools by investing in each other and learning together. We were named as The NonProfit Times Best Nonprofits to Work For and work tirelessly to foster a working environment where the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and identities of our staff members are valued.
We offer comprehensive benefits in order to best support our people. Benefits we offer include: medical, dental and vision insurance where ANet pays 80% of the cost of these benefits for employees and their families/domestic partner; generous paid time-off including 10 paid holidays and paid days off between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays; paid parental leave; educational expenses reimbursements; flexible spending accounts; professional development; a 401(k) plan with a 4% match; short and long-term disability coverage; and basic life and personal accident insurance. We also offer an inclusive environment where we welcome you to bring your whole self to work every day.
The pay range for this position is between $21.00 – $31.00 per hour. New staff members typically start between the range minimum and midpoint based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. In order to uphold our commitment to equity, ANet does not negotiate pay.
HOW TO APPLY
We are now accepting applications for this position, which will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit your application online.
ANet has implemented a Mandatory Vaccination Policy, which requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or obtain an approval for exemption due to medical or religious reasons prior to commencement of employment unless applicable state or local law provides otherwise.
ANet is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and gender identities to apply to our positions.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.