Lead/Sr. QA Engineer (cloud based AI / ML start-up))

Santa Clara, CA

24 Jun 2022

Santa Clara, CA

Full Time


5 - 15 years

Our client, a well backed and fast growing SaaS company is building the world’s first cloud-based, truly automated management platform focused on the public sector using sophisticated ML and AI to optimize existing infrastructure and solving a massive issue in our every day life.

This cloud-based AI creates an optimal product that ultimately results in a reduction of fuel consumption, reduces carbon emissions, reduces accidents, and reduces the time all of us spend commuting.


We are looking for a highly motivated Senior QA Engineer who will ensure the platform is fully tested and new features integrate seamlessly and reliably.


  • Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents and provide timely and meaningful feedback to the development team
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop, and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, thoroughly document, and track bugs. Create QA Process.
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Work with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies


  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Must have done QA for other SaaS-based products.
  • 5+ years of work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools/ Code coverage is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with team members to solve problems
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • BS / MS in Computer Science

Related Career Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of development experience working in products that have shipped/deployed successfully in the market and with a minimum of thousands of users
  • Ideal candidate has worked for both a large company and a startup. 
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in fast-paced, unpredictable environments
  • Bonus if you have experience in traffic engineering industry