QA Test Engineer (Remote)

Location: Worldwide/remote (Australian Company)
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: WooCommerce extensions
Company: Rymera Web Co

We are looking for an experienced software tester/QA engineer to join our fully distributed QA team testing e-commerce software applications with manual functional testing and automation.

As a QA Test Engineer, you’re responsible for creating & executing test plans for our set of WordPress/WooCommerce extensions. Thousands of store owners are using and relying on these products in their e-commerce businesses everyday and we have a close eye on quality.

You will join a team of dedicated developers, product leaders, and testers to creating new features, enhancing existing ones, and squash bugs. We’re rapidly expanding our much loved tools for store owners and you’ll be joining a growing company doing fun work.

Interested? See How To Apply below to learn more before applying.

To love this role, here’s the type of person you are:

  • You’re a self-starter, keen for a technical challenge and open to learning new things.
  • You are a naturally curious person with an eye for detail.
  • You’re an excellent communicator, fluent in both verbal and written English. We believe communication is CRITICAL to success.
  • You are passionate about testing and software quality.
  • You’re excited to work on software used by thousands that contributes positively to their livelihoods.
  • You love getting to the root cause of problems and spotting things along the way.
  • You’re a team player who is comfortable working alongside and helping other testers.
  • You are comfortable jumping between tasks and helping out wherever you can.
  • You’re happy working on tasks of all sizes – from testing small bug fixes and enhancements to creating testing plans for large features/new tools.
 

Responsibilities/skills include:

  • Creating test plans for new product features and add-ons.
  • Understanding the Critical Path of users.
  • Writing test plans for sprints.
  • Bug and enhancement ticket testing.
  • Regression testing.
  • Compatibility testing with new releases of upstream products we rely on (WordPress/WooCommerce/3rd Party Plugins).
  • Providing feedback to developers via text, reports, and video screencasts.
  • Communicating well with the team and supporting your peers using chat, audio, and video.
 

Bonus points if you also have:

  • Comfortable with Git version control (using Github).
  • Professional experience working with WordPress and/or WooCommerce plugin development & testing.
  • Experience with BDD, Gherkin, Cypress, Nightwatch, Selenium or other automation testing tools.
  • Experience with Cucumber Studio.
  • Knowledge of Javascript, PHP, and MySQL.
  • Familiarity with package managers such as Composer/NPM.
  • Familiarity with Docker and/or working with localhost servers.
  • Experience working with APIs (eg. WooCommerce/WordPress API, Zapier, Stripe, etc).
  • Ability to conceptualize, iterate, and ship quickly.
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot and narrow down bugs.
  • Be user centric, always keeping the customer’s experience and expectations in mind.
  • Previous experience working remotely or freelance.
 

What we offer:

Our company is fast-growing, bootstrapped, stable and profitable. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team of smart and enthusiastic people who believe in the mission of democratising e-commerce for even the smallest players.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary. Full-time position.
  • Paid health insurance for full-time employees (regionalised to your part of the world).
  • Work from home. We’re spread out all over the world – mostly in Australia, Philippines & Indonesia.
  • Annual paid time off for full-time employees. We encourage employees to take the time they need for vacation, to stay healthy, and to spend time with friends and family.
  • Paid sick leave.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave for full-time employees.
  • A culture of continued learning and professional development.
  • The opportunity work on meaningful problems for people who rely on our software to run their businesses (and by extension support themselves and their families).
  • Company provided laptop on your 5 year anniversary.
  • We cover costs of company travel (including our annual all-company retreat)
  • Ability to work with some of the best people in the business in a fast paced environment.
  • And in case you were wondering: no politics, no b.s., and no jerks!
 

Location & Other Requirements

This is a remote position – our team is spread out all over the world. The company is based in Brisbane, Australia so company operating hours are 9am to 5pm AEST (UTC +10). While it’s not required that you cover that exact timezone, you must be available during a portion of the day for informal/formal meetings & work assignments.

Other Requirements

  • Modern laptop/desktop computer system.
  • You need to be capable of running any required development tools, local servers, etc, without slowing down or causing restrictions in your work. No pirated operating systems or other non-legit softwares.
  • Preferably using Windows 10/11, MacOS, or Linux.
  • Reliable fixed broadband internet connection (Ideally a fiber connection for stability + access to a backup).
  • Availability to participate in audio/video meetings between 9am to 5pm AEST.
  • A webcam and a quiet place to work – the team frequently conducts video and screenshare meetings throughout our work.
 

Inclusion Statement

At Rymera Web Co, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

How To Apply?

If this sounds like a great fit for you, then please submit your application via email to careers@rymera.com.au.

Please clearly include the following information in your cover letter/application:

  • Demonstrate/explain your QA testing and other experience
  • Tell us about your WordPress/WooCommerce if you have any.
  • Tell us a bit about yourself. Why should you be considered for this role? Details about your experience, qualifications, personality, etc are very helpful.
  • Profile links if available (Personal website, Github, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc).


Also note, don’t forget to proofread your application before submitting. Check spelling, capitalization, etc. This is your chance to make your application stand out from the crowd 🙂

We won’t be able to individually respond to each and every application, but if we feel you are a strong match, someone will be in touch with you shortly. Qualified candidates may be asked to do a simple testing challenge.

Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!