QA Technical Lead

Side, Inc.    San Francisco, CA
Job Description
ABOUT SIDE At Side, we believe everyone should own their path. As the first company to design an end to end modern brokerage solution, Side is re-imagining the real estate industry from the ground up by combining innovative technology, creative branding expertise, and an experienced leadership team with a mission to empower the world’s leading real estate professionals to own their brand and better serve home buyers and sellers. In the past two years, with an exceptional team of inSiders, we’ve processed $1B in transactions and raised over $30M in funding from top tier investors like Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, and 8VC. At Side, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate and innovate your way to success. Becoming an inSider means that you’ll be empowering business leaders to become business owners, all while forging your own path with like-minded entrepreneurs. Join us at Side and own your career, your impact, and your life. ABOUT THE TEAM The Engineering team is comprised of 20 folks total, on four teams: Core Engineering, Marketing Engineering, Implementation Engineering, and QA. The QA team helps ensure quality deliverables from the three other engineering teams. We use cutting edge technologies like Cypress and Zephyr and partner closely with quality-focused engineers for a low-bug product. The QA team is self-driven and capable but has not yet had a leader. They are excited for a skilled individual to come in and set best practices for the team. ABOUT THE ROLE As Tech Lead Manager for the QA team, you will work cross-functionally with the Core, Marketing, and Implementation engineering teams. You will chart a path for your own team, and help execute that vision. You will lead and grow both manual and automated QA team members. You will help architect solutions to problems, and communicate with leadership about the needs of the team. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
  • Creating a roadmap for test implementation
  • Managing test suites and choosing appropriate times for suite execution
  • Communicating coverage of automatic and manual tests to stakeholders outside of QA
  • Helping QA Automation Engineers with code issues they encounter
  • Allocating QA team member time appropriately between three engineering teams
  • Working with Engineering to verify builds before deploys
  • Ensuring the team quickly responds when there are technical issues with the product
  • Mentoring the QA team and ensuring they achieve their growth and development goals, and meeting regularly with them in 1:1s
  • Developing and growing the members of your team
  • Taking on QA tasks in the sprint for yourself to help achieve team goals
  • WHAT WOULD MAKE YOU A STRONG FIT FOR THE ROLE?
  • Experience with Zephyr test management tool
  • Experience with Javascript-based QA automation tools
  • Experience with Cypress
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools
  • Experience with manual verification best practices
  • Experience with Git & Github
  • Skilled leader, high EQ, able to respond effectively to people’s needs
  • COMPENSATION/PERKS
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Best-in-class benefits, including 100% healthcare coverage (medical, vision and dental)
  • Flexible PTO
  • $1,000/yr for learning and development
  • Pet friendly environment
  • Side is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Side does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status. Side uses the E-Verify employment verification program. Our stewardship of the data of many of our customers means that a background and DRE license check is required to join Side. We will, nonetheless, consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accord with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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