The Sourcery is hiring a

Software Test Engineering Lead

Charlottesville, United States

Who We Are:

Jaunt is a fully-funded venture-backed tech company based in Palo Alto, CA. We are building an end-to-end solution for creating cinematic virtual reality experiences. We have developed an integrated suite of hardware and software to produce the highest-quality immersive content.

The Role:

Leading test engineering and quality assurance strategy and implementation for Jaunt’s full technology stack as a part of our software engineering team for our whole suite of platform applications:

You will oversee and manage internal and external test resources and activities as well as quality assurance of Jaunt’s content creation platform with loud services (a high performance cloud computing platform for stitching, editing, and publishing of 360-stereo videos) and creative tools running on OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android.  The tools work in close collaboration with cloud-based services that stitch, edit, and publish newly created content.

You’ll also be responsible for test engineering and quality assurance of the consumer application experiences across: mobile, desktop, gaming consoles, smart TV’s, and browser.

You will oversee and participate in the development and operation of our content quality control systems and processes including 360 video (stereo & mono), and associated 360 audio.

You should enjoy being a hands-on leader and pride yourself on your innate ability to inspire, lead, and grow a team of test engineers.

If you are passionate about VR, interested in contributing to the growth and success of a great startup, and possess a deep understanding of testing and quality for video, this could be a great next step for you!

What You’ll Own:

  • Defining best practices for scalable testing of our consumer application experiences and tools for our production pipeline in collaboration our software development team
  • The strategy and management of internal and external test activities conducted in-house, and by by third parties or outsourced testing resources
  • Automated test & validation of RESTful API's on cloud services
  • Automated test & validation of our consumer facing applications on mobile and desktop.
  • The creation of automated tests identifying changes in video quality and audio quality
  • The build-out of comprehensive test suites that will be utilized by overall engineering organization
  • Driving the development process towards quality-centric methodologies with the software engineering team
  • Defining and implementing  best practices to scalable testing

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development and testing
  • Bachelor’s in CS or related field
  • Keen understanding of the specifics of what to test for in audio and video
  • Strong knowledge in web technologies and distributed applications testing
  • Familiarity with testing and certification of consumer applications.
  • Knowledge of Python and C++
  • Ability to understand functional/technical specifications and analyze data
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills with great attention to detail, including the ability to track multiple test execution simultaneously and synthesize the results

Bonus Points For:

  • Familiarity with AWS or similar distributed system management tool
  • Experience with desktop and mobile application testing
  • Lots of patience and good humor

Oh yeah, and we can offer you:

  • A tight-team knit of motivated, dedicated individuals who work together with a common goal
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional growth potential
  • Access to burgeoning technology for very cool clients and endless use-cases
  • Access to, and engagement with leadership