SOFTWARE QUALITY ENGINEER
WFH Flexible Santa Fe, NM
Description

Purpose: To assure the development of high-quality software.

Location: Santa Fe, NM based. Remote friendly.

 

Meow Wolf is a social impact art project that fuels a business, and a business that fuels a social impact art project. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences into fantastic realms of story and exploration.

 

The Software Quality Engineer (SQE) will join a cross-functional team responsible for building new and amazing enhancements to Meow Wolf’s customer experiences. This role is essential in supporting the development of next-generation products that integrate cutting edge technology into the broader Meow Wolf experience.


As SQE you will monitor the development process and ensure the quality of our platforms and workflows related to pushing code and software updates while initiating tests, analyzing results, and finding solutions to technical problems. You will be responsible for discovering design issues and software errors while testing a product's user interface (UI) and gauging the user experience (UX). This position will require teamwork and collaboration to maintain an efficient workflow. 

Requirements

You will drive innovation and streamline the testing process to ensure the quality of all approved software releases.
How you will do it…

  • Plan

-  Plan and perform different stages of testing

-  Prepare and develop test strategies and test plans

-  Develop and document application test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications

  • Test

-  Develop testing processes

-  Evaluate and test software programs to verify their function according to user requirements

-  Operate and maintain test networks

  • Identify/ Resolve

-  Bugs and potential problems within the software

-  Detect software failures so that defects may be discovered and corrected

  • Report/ Document

-  Document test progress and results

-  Document anomalies and issues

-  Monitor, manage and communicate with Project Manager on defects

-  Record and document results and compare to expected results

-  Maintain database of software defects

-  Generate historical analysis of test results

-  Create meaningful error handling procedures for application code

  • Validate

-  Validate that software performs to established guidelines

-  Ensure data integrity standards

-  Ensure compliance with general programming best practices, accepted web standards and those standards set forth by upstream        sources

-  Perform application security audits

-  Perform reviews, walkthroughs, or inspections

-  Write, review, revise and verify quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation

-  Examine code and execution of code in various environments

-  Verify specific action or function of code

  • Approve

-  Implement application designs, create queries, scripts, web pages and other deliverables


To be successful in this role…

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Software Design, Engineering or related technical field relevant to the essential functions of this job description 
  • Possess understanding of software QA methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Highly knowledgeable in SQL and scripting as well as experience in software development and software quality assurance. 
  • You have kept up to date with current industry trends and latest advancements. 
  • Proficiency in math and science, engineering and technology, verbal and written communication, reasoning and logic, and team building and collaboration.
  • You possess exceptional time management skills.
  • Proven experience in test and/or test automation with one or more test automation frameworks 
  • Excellent knowledge of unit testing and testing frameworks 
  • Working knowledge of database management.

Essential tools to set you up for success…

  • You must possess in-depth knowledge of our core platforms as they will be utilized on a daily basis:

-  Hubspot, as our principal CRM system

-  Formstack, as our main productivity platform, allowing us to stay organized

-  Miro, as our primary tool to collaborate across teams

-  GitHub actions

-  Deployment test software: Jest, Cypress, Sentry

-  Programming language: React, TypeScript, Python


Work environment & physical demands…

  • This position is remote friendly and a company laptop will be provided. This is a full-time position averaging 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday.
  • All employees will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

You will get to know Meow Wolf by…

  • Taking a deep dive into departmental inner workings and reviewing project goals.    
  • Exploring Meow Wolf Origins.
  • Attending Immersiversity
  • Reviewing Meow Wolf’s Employee Handbook.

Are you…

  • Forward thinking and creative in your approach to problem solving with the ability to identify process improvement opportunities?
  • Experienced in managing processes or projects and driving change through positive influence?
  • Adept at learning new platforms?
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while demonstrating excellent time management?
  • Able to exhibit professional judgment and decision-making skills?
  • Self-motivated, self-managing, adaptable to changing needs and taking on new tasks, and receptive to receiving direction?
  • Patient with yourself and with others, and able to work collaboratively and thoughtfully with fellow human beings?
  • Able to contribute to the overall happiness and health of the team and help keep the vibe alive?

If you answered ‘YES’ to all of the above, then what are you waiting for? APPLY MEOW!  



JOIN MEOW WOLF

The organization is comprised of individuals who inspire creativity in people's lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality. 


Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community. 


Our four areas of impact are:

  • Respect for Creative Communities
  • Respect for Collaborating Artists
  • Respect for our Environment
  • Respect for our Employees

BENEFITS

The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks.   

  • Medical Insurance options: PPO & HSA
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance Policy & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability & Critical Illness Policies
  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave for 6 weeks
  • Discount off Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merch
  • Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • And more benefits specific to the location of the role

Please visit www.meowwolf.com/careers for more information. 


COME AS YOU ARE

Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.