Splunk Manual QA Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

VictorOps Splunk is located in Boulder, CO. This team is made up of a strong mix of very talented and driven individuals, with a proven senior leadership team with a strong technical background.

The office layout is open and the floor plan helps to foster the casual, collaborative environment that has played a key role in the company’s innovation of its product. In addition, you will find everything you would expect in the office of a progressive and fun startup – stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks to keep you nourished, rooftop patio, and no less than two craft beers on tap for your enjoyment.

Who Are You?

Are you passionate about being a part of making really cool and creative software? Are you the sort of person who points out flaws in video games you’ve played or who finds plot holes in movies? Then, read on friend...

As a QA Engineer, you will work embedded in a delivery team where you will work closely with your product owner and your engineers to help deliver really cool software, fast. You will be responsible for helping to build and maintain manual test plans, test our web client and lead the manual test initiative for your team. You will also be a strong advocate for quality throughout the company. And finally, you will work closely with our support and success teams to understand odd user behavior to drive effective and meaningful exploratory testing efforts.

For this role, we are looking for someone who has experience with manual and exploratory testing of web applications and someone who has enough passion for software quality assurance but who is interested in learning new things. Because we work closely with the DevOps community, a working knowledge of tools in the space would be a nice to have, but a willingness to learn about them is a must!

A successful candidate will have good communication skills, an eagerness to help our engineering teams achieve excellence, and the ability to be self-directed. They will also be familiar with Agile practices,and be willing and eager to participate in every aspect of the software development life cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Build, maintain and execute manual & exploratory test plans using Zephyr

  • Understand testing effort for your team and communicate risks, concerns, and

  • levels of test effort to your team

  • Work with your lead to prioritize and maintain detailed bug backlog using Jira

  • Analyze feature requirements, then verify quality of new features

  • Work as an important member of the Engineering team to ensure quality for our

  • web client

Day-to-Day

  • Work closely with our Engineering team to help document creating new manual testing test plans as well as maintaining existing ones

  • Find, document, prioritize defects

  • Test and validate web client application

  • Vocalizing concerns around quality to the rest of your team

Qualifications:

  • Preference to applicants with a background in testing web applications for at least 2 years

  • Dedication to remaining in the QA area of software development

  • Knack for thinking like and having empathy for users

  • Excellent exploratory testing skills

  • Willingness to learn as well as mentor others on QA methodologies

  • Highly driven and self-motivated, comfortable with autonomy but happy to work with a team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

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