Overview

We’re looking for a smart, detail-oriented and creative quality assurance engineer who will be motivated by being part of a high-caliber team building meaningful products for our customers. You will be responsible for testing our cloud-based platform. Highly motivated candidates with strong fundamentals but without prior testing experience are encouraged to apply.

Job responsibilities:

  • Write and execute test protocols
  • Write and execute automated acceptance tests using tools such as RSpec and Capybara
  • Configure and maintain testing environments
  • Create and maintain sample datasets and tools to support testing
  • Communicate with technology and professional services departments regarding identified issues
  • Data analysis

The ideal candidate has:

  • The ability to think carefully and precisely
  • The desire and ability to persistently chase down software problems
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The desire to provide great service to internal and external customers
  • The ability to handle multiple, rapidly changing and competing priorities
  • A BA/BS degree at minimum
  • Knowledge of and experience in testing web-based applications
  • Knowledge of and experience in software development (Ruby and/or Rails experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of and experience in relational databases and SQL (MySQL experience a plus)
  • Expertise with Excel
  • Experience with Linux
  • Knowledge of clinical trials or experience in pharma quality (GXP, 21CFR11, etc.) a plus

Reasons why you may want to pursue this opportunity:

  • Work with motivated, smart, efficient and committed people
  • See virtually all aspects of a growing, entrepreneurial company
  • Build knowledge in an area that is essential to the health of society and critical to biopharma companies running clinical trials
  • Work with a development team committed to clean code and usability
  • Gain exposure to, and work on, the full software product lifecycle
  • Have greater exposure to professional services and customers than is typical for this role

Reasons we will be interested in you:

  • You are enthusiastic, dedicated and smart–you fit our culture
  • You have a passion for creation and implementation (software, a company, new processes)
  • You are a crisp and precise thinker
  • You can “zoom in and zoom out” – one minute discussing a detail of the software functionality, the next discussing risk and prioritization
  • You learn and grow quickly
  • You are good at explaining things
  • You are or have the potential to be very efficient in all aspects of testing
  • You have fun finding software defects

To apply, please email your resume to careers@trialnetworks.com, along with a solution to the following exercise:

Write a list of test cases for a feature that allows a user to set his or her password where the password rules are:

Minimum 8 characters; whitespace not allowed; must include at least one character from 3 of the 4 character sets listed below:

  • Upper case characters
  • Lower case characters
  • Numbers
  • Special characters

About TrialNetworks

 TrialNetworks provides s sponsors and CROs with the award-winning Clinical Trial Optimization System to transform clinical operations quality and efficiency. Customers use this modern and intuitive technology to improve key aspects of a trial from feasibility through closeout. TrialNetworks is located in Newton, MA and is part of DrugDev.  Visit http://www.trialnetworks.com for more information 

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