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Senior QA Engineer (Consensys NFT Business)

Brooklyn, UNITED STATES - Remote
Full-time

Our mission is to unlock the collaborative power of communities by making Web3 universally easy to use, access, and build on.

Working with ConsenSys puts you at the forefront of an evolving paradigm, transforming our society for the better. We fundamentally believe blockchain is the next generation of technology that can lay the foundation for a more just and equitable society. 

Blockchain tech is just over 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler and we’re far from reaching our full potential. You’ll get to work on the tools, infrastructure, and apps that scale these platforms to billions of users. 

You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas, and frameworks from your peers, and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leads at tech companies. 

 

About Consensys NFT Business 

ConsenSys’ NFT Business Unit is in search of people passionate about the fusion of NFTs, utility, narrative and creativity.  We are passionate about unlocking new possibilities with NFTs, pushing the boundaries of creativity with fan, brand and user engagement, exploring these new possibilities deeply through narrative and visuals, and making them a reality.  

ConsenSys partners with some of the largest firms in the world, including dozens of Fortune 100 clients, governments and the largest global banks.  We are backed by JP Morgan, Mastercard and UBS. 

Our Web 3.0 products and technology are the most used in the industry, with tens of millions of existing users globally - supported by our global customer support organisation. We have been operating large scale, public blockchain infrastructure for more than five years, which is used across our industry and the largest NFT and crypto players in the world, including Coinbase, Palm, Sorare, Decentraland, Guild of Guardians, and dozens of others.  

Our Eulerbeats NFT platform has been called “the most genius idea ever” by Mark Cuban, and it has distributed more than $5m to its user base through NFT royalties.  

ConsenSys is not just NFT players, but we have expertise up and down the entire technology stack all the way down to Layer 1 Ethereum.

We are looking for a diverse group of creators and technologists who are interested in day to day exciting challenges, who are resilient, and who thrive in the exciting and fast-moving NFT industry. 

What you’ll do

The Senior QA Automation Engineer is a key contributor in ensuring we are able to deliver quality products to our end users. Acting as the gatekeeper between our development and user environments, they work meticulously to test and retest products, seeking out defects and driving their resolution with software engineers.

  • Design and develop test scripts that are reusable throughout the project
  • Build new test frameworks and/or extends existing frameworks and configure tools to accommodate both functional and load testing
  • Ensure that no bug is discovered after release. They'll challenge all user scenarios and test cases to investigate all possibilities of failure
  • Enjoy scripting everything by themselves and working closely with Business Analysts and Tech Leads in order to make sure that all aspects of testing are covered
  • Have demonstrated a track record in terms of pushing the limits of automation, covering end to end testing by leveraging multiple components

Key activities include:

  • Define, propose and refine test strategies
    • Conduct technology watch of available tools
    • Propose test strategies appropriate to the situation
    • Prepare corresponding flow charts and diagrams
  • Define, propose and refine test framework
    • Set-up testing tools and pipeline
    • Evaluate functional and non-functional requirements together with Business Analyst and Tech Lead in order to propose and implement adequate testing frameworks
    • Document all testing processes
    • Administer and maintain all automation scripts and review all product changes in coordination with tech team in order to anticipate required changes
  • Implement test cases
    • Monitor functional and non-functional requirements in order to implement automated test cases
    • Continuously and rigorously implement all test cases, evaluate results, and prepare corresponding test data and reports
    • Occasionally define and perform manual testing, when appropriate

Would be great if you brought this to the role:

    • 5+ years experience as a QA Automation Engineer with experience in:
      • Testing strategies and frameworks
      • Test script development
    • Experience with: functional and black-box testing, regression testing, system integration testing, load testing, manual testing
    • Java coding skills and experience
    • Experience with applications written in Javascript, React.js, Node.js
    • Knowledge of, and experience with:
      • Testing tools (Selenium, Cucumber, SoapUI, Junit, Eclipse)
      • Security scanning tools (Veracode, Fortify, Checkmark)
      • Chaos engineering (chaos monkeys, gremelins)
      • Performance testing (SpeedTest, Jmeter)
    • You should have experience working in an agile software development environment.
    • Support program or project manager with operational and administrative initiatives for the customer portfolio, including customer invoicing, portfolio or team growth 

    The ideal candidate:

    • Professional certification in Quality Assurance 
    • Interest and up to date with the Ethereum blockchain and EVM-compatible chains.
    • Experience in both larger mature enterprises and startup / tech environments.
    • Experience working on global projects/teams.
    • Ability to travel, when safe, sometimes internationally, for work related events or meetings.
    • Hands-on learner and explorer. 
    • Bias for action.
    • Desire to follow through and execute on assignments.
    • Knowing when to ask for help.

Don't meet all the requirements? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.

Benefits
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Competitive benefits

We have a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to make sure we’re looking after you and what matters most.

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Equity

We believe in ownership and want everyone to have a stake in our future success, that’s why you’ll receive equity when you join us.

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Recognized in the blockchain and Web3 ecosystem

Working at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that extends across the global crypto ecosystem.

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Continuous learning & opportunities

We provide ongoing growth and development through on-the-job learning, and the ConsenSys Advance Program which includes full access to Coursera, bespoke and technical learning programs and ConsenSys Academy our world-class blockchain and Ethereum program.

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Unlimited vacation/holidays

We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. In addition, company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.

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Flexible working arrangements

With our global workforce we have fine-tuned asynchronous working which means we have a lot of flexibility in the structure of when we work and how we work together.

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Remote first

You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from across 6 continents.