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QA Automation Engineer

Our QA team is growing and needs someone who is laser focused on raising the software quality bar in a fast-paced environment.




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Our QA team is growing and needs someone who is laser focused on raising the software quality bar in a fast-paced environment. This position will give great exposure to the full lifecycle of cross-platform development and provide a strong foundation for future roles in development / QA. This person will be responsible for building test automation, communicating quality updates across the engineering / product organizations, and manually testing new features.
Remote OK for US candidates only


  • Implement automation tests across both Web and Mobile (IOS & Android). We are willing to train people who have no automation experience but have strong programming skills.
  • Manual testing and coverage for new features that have not yet been automated; Perform Black Box and White Box testing
  • Manage and configure build servers used for running automation
  • Work in collaboration with development team in continuous build & deployment process
  • Create efficient test plans and maintain the test case repository as our product grows in functionality


  • 2-4 years experience with UI Automation testing tools. Bonus for Mobile (iOS/Android) experience using Appium and Selenium
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • Programming experience in Python + Javascript or similar language
  • Knowledge in Relational Database such as MySQL is preferred.
  • Self-motivated, especially with respect to learning new software tools and best practices in software quality assurance.
  • Startup mentality: self-starter, proactive, flexible.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Open PTO – take the time you need
  • 401k (non-matching)
  • Weekly Lunch, snacks, drinks and fun hospitality events


  • Bias for Action -- We practice high-velocity decision-making, despite encountering ambiguity frequently.
  • Act Like an Owner -- We have a strong ownership mentality, because of this, we work smart, hard, and long. Every person on the team has the potential to have a large impact.
  • Always Be Learning -- We learn rapidly and eagerly, from different teams within and outside the company. Respectful debate makes our organization stronger.
  • Empathy, Trust, Candor -- Being empathetic to our users and each other helps build trust in our community and company, and fosters successful decision-making.


  • Instawork is a remote-friendly company. About half our US team is in our San Francisco HQ and the other half is remote.
  • We are open to people in different locations but time overlap with our SF team is important. We're ideally looking for 5-6 hours of overlap time in a day, preferring the first half of the day over the second half of the day.
  • We believe the best talent exists everywhere and we are truly committed to attracting and retaining the best talent globally.
  • For people that are interested, we are able to sponsor trips to our HQ as needed.
  • Our process is designed for easy remote collaboration - we use tools like Github, Confluence, Asana, Zoom, Slack and have a remote-friendly approach to our day-to-day workflows.
  • Keywords: Remote job, Work remotely, Telecommute, Virtual job, Home-based, Work from home

About this role

February 8th, 2022

June 8th, 2021

Full Time

To apply, you must have a permit to work in this country.
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About Instawork

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Online platform that connects hospitality businesses and professionals.

At Instawork our vision at Instawork is to create economic opportunity for local businesses and professionals, globally.

Instawork is the on-demand staffing app for hospitality gigs. We quickly and reliably match businesses with nearby qualified workers. We’re excited to enable our Professionals, a new generation of the emerging, diverse workforce, to be a part of the growing gig economy.

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