Rent the Runway is hiring a

QA Analyst

Chicago, United States

About Rent the Runway:

Described by Forbes as “Tech’s Next Billion Dollar Star” Rent the Runway is set to disrupt the $1.7T Global Fashion Industry by ensuring that rental is a habitual, convenient, daily part of getting dressed.  We believe that every woman in the U.S. and soon every woman in the world, should have a subscription to fashion that is powered by a mobile-first experience, aided by top-notch customer service and serviced by omni-channel capabilities. We also believe that fashion is an industry that should be democratized by giving everyone access to the real thing and the associated feelings of self-confidence that comes with. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised over $125MM and built a transformative business model, proprietary technology all coded in-house, a unique reverse-logistics operation and one of the most beloved brands on earth. 5MM women in the U.S. are members of our community - many have used Rent the Runway for some of the most important events in their lives. We have also launched a foundation to support female entrepreneurship and help women build scalable businesses. There is a revolutionary spirit in our founding DNA that permeates to our culture today; Our team is smart, aggressive, entrepreneurial and ready to continue challenging old systems and rewriting new rules.

About our Engineering Team:

Our engineering team works on challenging product-oriented problems across the boundaries of e-commerce, mobile, analytics and shipping/fulfillment, and the backbone of our business is served by our custom logistics management system which is core to our capacity to deliver the right product to the right user at the right time. We utilize data, engineering and algorithms to create a personalized website and an adaptive supply chain to fulfill our commitment to an amazing customer experience.

Engineers at Rent the Runway focus on solving business problems first, and receive the satisfaction that they have true impact on the success of the company. Many of our engineers are entrepreneurs themselves, and we strongly encourage a collaborative, product-driven culture across our organization. 

Position Overview:

Our QA team is focused on thinking like our users and helping the engineering team build features that work well for those users in all the ways they may interact with our systems. If you are passionate about testing and ensuring a great user experience while working with a fun group of talented and driven engineers, this is the right role for you.  


  • Translate business requirements into test cases and plans
  • Perform Functional, Smoke and Regression testing
  • Provide assessment of product quality tåo project stakeholders
  • Assess risk of project changes
  • Escalate and facilitate resolution of blockers


  • 3-5 years experience in an ecommerce or web based environment.
  • Working knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and testing best practices
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • Desire to learn independently
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related experience preferred