Vox Media is hiring a

Part-Time QA Tester

Washington, United States
Part-Time
Remote

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.

We got our start innovating in sports media with SB Nation, the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities. We now have eight brands including Polygon, The Verge, Vox.com, Curbed, Racked, Eater, and Recode.

We’re seeking a smart, highly-motivated and detail-oriented part-time quality assurance tester to join our growing staff. As a member of the QA team, you’ll work directly with other like-minded individuals to ensure that application functionality is thoroughly and properly tested prior to production deploys. In addition to performing testing across various operating systems, browsers and devices, you will collaborate with developers, create bug reports and provide necessary feedback on defects in both written and verbal form.

An ideal candidate is a comfortable working in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment and has the ability to multitask. They are eager to assist in surfacing issues and concerns in order to deliver the best user experience possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and apply established testing procedures
  • Aid in the creation and execution of test plans
  • Troubleshoot site problems and reproduce bugs
  • Enter accurate high-quality bug reports based on defined standards into bug tracking system
  • Test and verify bug fixes
  • Work with and provide clear, concise and relevant feedback to developers, designers and senior team members

Required:

  • Previous web-based software testing experience (1-2 years)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of test processes
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with various operating systems, browsers and devices
  • Able to follow direction and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

Other bonuses:

  • Familiarity with bug tracking software
  • A passion for online media and journalism/storytelling

About working at Vox Media:

This is a paid, part-time position without benefits. QA Testers will work approximately 25-30 hours per week. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—all while maintaining a healthy work/life balance. We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.

For more on the things we're building and problems we're solving, and what it's like to work on the Vox Product Team, see our Product Team blog.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.