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Lead Test Engineer (Classy Live)

Remote, United States

Classy's Product Technology team is hiring a Lead Test Engineer to play a key role in designing, developing and executing software tests for the Classy Live event management platform. The ideal candidate has experience in both manual testing and creating automation for back-end services/APIs and front-end web applications.  We want to talk to you if you have a strong desire to do the right thing and be part of a high-performing collaborative team.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate on a cross-functional full-stack agile scrum team to deliver new and updated features, and bug fixes while contributing to the automated test suite for Classy Live
  • Design, develop and execute innovative and comprehensive test plans & test cases, and then automate those test cases to reduce the time it takes to go to market
  • Involved in all aspects of testing, both UI (React.js) and API, including:  design, component and integration-level testing and end-to-end customer experience focused testing
  • Work with systems leads and peers on system designs, requirements development, and process implementation for Classy Live
  • Participate in continual product improvement efforts and work with team members to implement best practices and procedures that reduce the time to market while increasing quality
  • Work with limited supervision, and take ownership of testing projects to achieve schedule, financial, and technical goals as assigned
  • Mentor other team members and share your subject matter expertise across teams
  • Collaborate with personnel across multiple disciplines and teams including: Engineering, Product management, Design, Sales and marketing and Customer care

What you bring (Required):

  • 4+ years experience designing, developing, and executing software tests on a fast paced scrum (agile) team developing a SaaS Platform or Distributed System 
  • 4+ years experience writing code used for testing software products or services (automation) - must be able to demonstrate intermediate coding skills
  • Experience working with a SaaS Platform running on AWS
  • Experience working on technical projects within cost and schedule as part of a product development scrum team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, intermediate level presentation skills, and professional demeanor
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly communicative team player with high level of customer empathy 
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment

What would be awesome to have (Preferred):

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or Technical School for Programming
  • Experience with API tools like Postman
  • Coding expertise with Javascript
  • Experience with Javascript-based automation tools such as Cypress
  • Strong analytical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Nonprofit or online fundraising experience

Our amazing perks!

  • Unlimited/flexible paid time off (PTO)
  • Generous company holiday schedule
  • 10 company half-days annually
  • 20 hours of paid volunteer time off/impact hours
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, available day one
  • Generous employer contribution towards Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) plan and 3% employer match 
  • Generous parental leave benefits
  • Paid sabbatical leave for every 4 years at Classy
  • Access to virtual wellbeing apps like Headspace and Ginger
  • Variety of employee discounts (including gym membership and bar/restaurant discounts)
  • Professional development and learning stipends 
  • Work from home stipend while working remote due to COVID-19
  • Downtown office with views of Petco Park and the ocean (and dog friendly!)
  • Monthly parking pass, public transit pass or rideshare allowance when commuting to the office

About Classy 

Classy is a B Corp Certified social enterprise that helps nonprofit organizations maximize their impact through a suite of world-class, online fundraising tools to accelerate social impact around the world. Based in San Diego, CA and trusted by organizations of all sizes, from the fastest-growing nonprofits like Team Rubicon and The Trevor Project, to some of the world's largest social organizations, such as The Salvation Army, Robin Hood Foundation, and Shriners Hospitals for Children, nonprofits use Classy’s platform to raise money, engage their communities, and advance their missions. Since 2011, Classy has powered tens of millions of donations from over 190 countries and raised over $2 billion for social good. Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative work nonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, visit or follow Classy on Twitter @Classy. 


Dedication to Diversity 

Classy is working toward building a more diverse and inclusive environment that is representative of individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves in a space that enables productivity and meaningful work.



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