Software QA Lead | FinTech Startup

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Product

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to $170k Base

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a well-funded FinTech startup which generates considerable revenue and is growing at a rapid rate. They need a Senior QA to join the team and bring a wealth of experience across Manual and Automated testing.

What You'll Do:

  • Create scalable test automation frameworks from scratch
  • Collaborate with team leadership to improve overall product quality throughout the development process
  • Continually improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the QA effort by assessing current quality assurance practices and incorporating new strategies
  • Be the internal advocate and spokesperson for all things QA. Clearly communicate issues, risks, concerns, and successes
  • Identify project risks, prevention, and mitigation strategies. Take appropriate steps to resolve issues including changes to work methods, technologies, and influencing partner group behaviors
  • Contribute directly to performance evaluation of individuals and teams, compiling objective feedback that is channeled toward both personal and process improvement

What You'll Bring:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science
  • 6 + years experience with one or more object-oriented programming language (JAVA, Python, Objective C, etc)
  • Experience building automation and performance testing frameworks
  • Develop automation Roadmap
  • Develop performance guideline
  • Experience with performance measures for responsiveness, bandwidth, memory, CPU, and accuracy
  • Integrate with existing infrastructure to develop/maintain a continuous build and test cycle
  • Experience conducting root cause analysis, working closely with software developers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


  • React / Redux / CSS-in-JS
  • React Native
  • GraphQL
  • Python / Django
  • Docker / Kubernetes / Google Cloud
  • MySQL

On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Early-employee stock units
  • Fantastic benefits 

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