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Quality Assurance Engineer

Portland, ME

At ForeFlight we know you want a rewarding career. To do that, you need challenging projects, a good work environment, and awesome coworkers. We believe in our employees, and we empower them to make a direct impact on our products and messaging. Because we understand what our staff need, we have a low turn-around rate, our employees become brand ambassadors, and we are recognized as a premier leader in the aviation industry.

Job Description

ForeFlight is looking for an engineer to join our Quality Assurance team. You'll work with product managers, developers, and other QA team members to develop and perform manual and automated tests on new and existing ForeFlight applications and services.

Aviation experience is desired for this role. Technical skills related to software automation testing are also important as well as knowledge of how companion web and iOS applications generally work together with Servers. You should know your way around iOS/macOS hardware and be an analytical thinker.

Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed, and plowing ahead to completion. This person should be able to highlight examples of their ability to meet the objectives outlined. References will confirm this person’s unique abilities.

This position is based in the Portland, ME office. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with matching, and flight training reimbursement.

Required Skills

  • Languages: Javascript, Python, Swift/Objective C
  • Tools: Selenium, Appium, XCTest Framework
  • Experience with gathering, analyzing, and translating broad requirements into testable features with traceability
  • Practical experience with any test case management tool
  • Experience developing test scripts for testing web and mobile applications
  • System test execution (software verification and validation)

Desired Skills

  • Private/Instrument-rated pilot's license
  • Testing server API endpoints (REST, Hessian and SOAP)
  • Testing web applications including knowledge and experience related to
    • React, Selenium, Node, and Javascript
  • Experience with Map products including MapBox and Google Maps.
  • Any automated testing experience with the above
  • Experience using any of the following:
    • ForeFlight App and/or Web
    • Xcode
    • QASymphony qTest
    • Atlassian products including Confluence, Bitbucket and JIRA

About ForeFlight, LLC

ForeFlight produces the best selling iPad and iPhone app for pilots flying personal and business aircraft, corporate flight departments, and aircraft operators. Customers include individual pilots worldwide, Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, state and federal agencies, leading operators, and leading aircraft OEMs. We have been in the App Store since Day 1 (7/10/2008) and are consistently ranked in the top 50 grossing iPad apps in the App Store.

We are known as a leader in aviation and software development because we build exceptional products and hire skilled employees. Over the last decade, we have not only revolutionized the pilot’s flight bag but serve customers across the world and touch all segments of aviation. Our drive for innovation is why we won Aviation Week’s Laureate Award for Best New Product, received Flying Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award four times, and are featured in Apple’s “Dreams” iPhone commercial.

We are a product-focused company where software development and customer service are the top priorities. Our software development team hails from Trinity University, Rice University, Texas A&M, UT Austin, and Clemson. We score 12 out of 12 on the Joel Test. We love shipping.

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If you’ve contributed to any open source projects, make sure to include links to relevant code. If you are a recent graduate, please include a copy of your transcript. In your cover letter, please indicate any aviation experience and list any relocation preferences or constraints.