Why work for DreamHost?
We help people own their digital presence. It's not just wishful thinking. It's our noble cause an idea that drives everything we do.
When you put your dreams online your words, your photos, your creations you shouldn't have to worry about your service provider mining that data for marketing purposes.
Those are your dreams not ours! DreamHost's open platform gives you the power to share your data and the freedom to control how it's used.
Working for DreamHost you can be a steward of your own career. We invest in our people, we promote from within the organization when possible and we offer extensive training to aid in your success.
In this role, we offer the flexibility to work from home and during local business hours. We are proud to be a US employer with a fantastic culture and the ability to offer so much to our employees.
The Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester’s role is to develop, establish, and enforce quality assurance standards and measures for products and services created within the organization.
This individual will also gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and product requirements.
This will include writing manual test plans for tracking defects and fixes in product development, software application development, and deployment, and executing these test plans to ensure overall software quality.
Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and / or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development and product life cycles
Conduct internal audits to measure and assure adherence to established QA standards for software development, application integration, and information system performance, and corresponding documentation
Create and execute test plans that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications
Verify and revise quality assurance standards as needed
Ensure that testing activities allow applications to meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify existing or potential issues
Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management
Test any new software to ensure integration into company systems meets requirements, system compliance, and technical specifications
Analyze formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws
Assist in the development of change control processes, practices, and guidelines for new and existing technologies
Participate in developing, distributing, and coordinating in-depth end-user reviews for modified and new systems or applications
Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices
Knowledge of UNIX tools, particularly debugging tools
Working familiarity with Jira or other ticketing software
Familiarity with SSH, FTP, SCP, HTTP, DNS protocols
Strong skills testing user interfaces with relational database backends
Ability to communicate to individuals with various technical abilities
Ability to provide detailed step-by-step information in the form of bug and testing reports
Ability to determine when there is a skill gap with new products
Being able to read and speak English