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[Hiring] Junior QA Automation Trainee @Slate

Jul 27, 2023 - Slate is hiring a remote Junior QA Automation Trainee. πŸ“Location: European timezones.


● Whereabouts: We are a fully remote company with globally distributed team members. For this role, we are prioritizing candidates who are based in any European time zone.

● Visas: We do not sponsor work visas or relocation expenses.

● Salary: This is a temporary 6 month opportunity. We have budgeted $500 USD per month but are flexible to speak with candidates who feel excited about the role and qualify.

● Video Interviews: Technical Interview (45 minutes) with our QA Lead Vasyl, Second Interview (30 minutes) with People & Culture Lead Nicole, and Third Interview (30 minutes) with our Co-Founder, CEO & Head of Product Michael and our Chief Architect & Engineering Team Lead Maciej

● Ideal Start Date: Q3 2023

● Reporting to: QA Lead, Vasyl


Slate is a web and mobile SaaS product used by leading brands to create branded social content in real-time. We have customers from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, EPL as well as some of the largest media and entertainment brands in the world. Being backed by reputable investors including Titletown Tech (associated with the Green Bay Packers) and WISE ventures (associated with the Minnesota Vikings) we have ambitious plans to grow the company and continue working on exciting new developments that will shape how our brand and products will look in the future.


Slate has big ambitions: Slate was born out of our Founders’ experiences seeing how difficult it is for brand content creators to keep up with the pace & demands of social media. We have come together out of a passion for solving problems, building a company based on deeply held values, and to make social content creation effortless for brands.


Our vision is to become the undisputed leader in social media content creation, by uniting all parts of the creation workflow into a one-stop solution for brands.


In this rapidly evolving world, Slate is always looking for new ways to disrupt the status quo, go to market faster, and optimize customer experiences. We are looking to add a temporary Junior QA Engineer to our growing team who will be responsible for assessing software quality through automated and manual testing as well as suggesting solutions to identified quality problems prior to delivery. Our current Engineering team includes our Co-Founder/CEO/Head of Product Michael, a Chief Architect & Engineering Team Lead, a Tech Lead, 3 Frontend Engineers, 1 Backend Engineer, 2 iOS Engineers, 3 Android Engineers, 2 QA Engineers, and 2 other Junior QA Engineers. The ideal candidate will have big ideas and strategies that foster an environment of collaboration and creativity. This role is ideal for someone who is exceptionally organized, a methodical professional with both agile and software development experience necessary to take our products to the next level with regard to defect rates, automation, and performance.

You will:

● Execute all testing procedures to determine and guarantee required product qualities

● Develop Automated tests 50% and 50% Manual testing

● Develop Automated tests for API, UI, and Mobile

● Test software thoroughly using required test types at various stages of a project lifecycle to ensure proper operation and reports all found defects for fixing

● Prepare QC documentation (test-cases/scenario, check lists, traceability matrices, etc.) based on the defined scope for test design and performs regression testing test design taking into account changes in product requirements

● Perform analysis, reporting, and tracking of product features/enhancement using a defined procedure and workflow

● Perform analysis, reporting, and tracking of defects/issues using a defined procedure and workflow

● Perform analysis of defects, impacts analysis related to regression testing, and system changes in the scope of defects fixing

● Prepare test summary reports after all testing stages using defined templates

● Collect defect reports based on the test execution suit for final report

● Collect statistical data using a defined procedure to monitor the quality and reliability of a product



● Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

● Understanding of QC activities and responsibilities on a project


Specialized knowledge:

● Understanding of software development life cycles

● Understanding Test Automation principles

● Solid knowledge of JavaScript

● API, UI, Mobile Automation

● Basic knowledge of product quality monitoring and control

● Understanding of Data Base types and how they work

● Ability to create and execute simple SQL queries

● Basic knowledge of Unified Modeling Language

● Knowledge of all possible application types (such as web, desktop, etc.) and specifics of their testing

● Knowledge of Graphic User Interface standard controls names and properties

● Knowledge of client-server conception

● Basic knowledge of test design activities to cover a set of product requirements by effective test design

● Knowledge of testing techniques: test results should be reliable and should not be additionally validated

● Understanding of what the testing and quality control processes are to guarantee required quality of a product

● Ability to create UML diagrams based on product business analysis

● Ability to perform defect analysis and write detailed and helpful defect reports with expected results for defect fixing

● English: intermediate level or higher

● Must have your own laptop or computer to use

● Must have your own iOS and Android mobile devices (BOTH are required)


You also approach work in a way that emphasizes our values:

● πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ #PeopleFirst: We put people first, and care about the personal well being of our colleagues. We go above and beyond for our customers and each other.

● ⛰️ #EmbraceAdventure: We are excited to take on new challenges, grow, and change in a fast changing environment. A willingness to pitch in and get outside of your comfort zone will help us thrive.

● πŸš€ #Innovate to be Great: We're creative, innovative, & think BIG! We’re a unique company blazing our own path. We got to where we are through creativity and innovation and are only confined by our notions of what is possible.

● πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ #Win or Lose, Wear It: Celebrate your successes but also own your failures.

● 🀝 #Stronger Together: We are a team dedicated to collaboration and transparency. We keep lines of communication open and realize that we can only win if we work together.



● 🏑 Fully remote - work where you want

● πŸ•° Flex hours - we just ask you be available for core meetings

● πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ Work with an Amazingly Fun and Collaborative Team!!

🌈 We support DEIB initiatives and strongly encourage women and those in traditionally underrepresented groups to apply even if you don’t check all boxes. If this job interests you and you think you have what it takes, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

πŸ† Fun Fact: Slate was named to Fast Company's list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022 as No. 2 in the video category!

πŸ‘‰ View our our website: for more information about us!


About The Company

Slate is a content creation platform for real-time social media. Slate is trusted by teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, EPL, MLB as well as major brands in media and entertainment.

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