Expa is hiring a

Quality Assurance Engineer

New York, United States

About the Role

Reserve is looking for a QA Engineer to join our rapidly growing NYC team. As a member of our Quality Assurance team, you’ll work closely with our engineering and product teams to ensure a high quality user experience on our mobile and web-based products. You will be responsible for building our top-of-the-line testing framework as well as functionally testing new features to make sure that our product is consistently awesome and our customers are cared for. To be successful, you must have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple responsibilities.

We’re looking for forward-thinking innovators who live and breathe technology and are on top of the latest trends and developments in their field. If you want to collaborate and learn with a small team of motivated technologists who love what they do and care about their work, Reserve is the place for you.


  • Performing manual functional, integration and regression testing on mobile iOS and Web based applications against new builds and releases in an Agile environment
  • Testing RESTful API’s
  • Producing, reviewing, and enhancing test documentation
  • Creating and maintaining detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases (Zephyr for Jira and Confluence)
  • Executing existing regression test scripts (About our framework: Selenium, Appium, SauceLabs, Java, PostgreSQL)
  • Work closely with developers & product team to identify, classify and test new features and issues
  • Monitoring and tracking resolution of defects, coordinating with developers in order to prevent, report, and resolve defects
  • Collaborating with product team to refine acceptance criteria for user stories

About You

Ideal candidates will have:

  • At least 3 years of QA experience working in an agile environment
  • Thorough understanding of QA concepts, STLC, SDLC
  • Solid experience in functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing
  • Strong understanding of mobile applications and testing native iOS and Android mobile apps
  • Solid experience using Soap UI, Postman, Charles, Chrome Dev tools or another API testing tool for testing RESTful API
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JSON, RDBMS
  • Demonstrated ability to convert project specifications (functional and design) into effective tests scenarios and create test cases
  • Passion for solving complex challenges
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be eager to learn new applications and have a strong work ethic

Got These? Even Better:

  • Experience with object oriented design principles and languages (preferably Java)
  • Experience with automation: Selenium Webdriver, Appium, and Ready API (SoapUI NG)
  • Experience using web and or mobile analytics tool such as Crashlytics 
  • Experience using xCode to measure performance, memory leakage, energy usage and getting crash logs 
  • Experience creating test cases in BDD format 


  • Reserve is excited to offer many benefits to its employees:
  • Full-time, comprehensive benefits
  • Stock options at an early-stage company
  • Company laptop and iPad
  • Sunny office in Union Square
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Fun, friendly coworkers who love what they do

About Reserve

Reserve is a venture-backed startup with a mission to create a better dining experience. We’re working with restaurants to improve everything about a reservation, from beginning to end. Reserve is an Expa and Human Ventures portfolio company with investments from Google Ventures, First Round Capital, and others. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, and Chicago.

Website: www.reserve.com

Twitter: @reserve