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Software Quality Engineer II

| Seattle
Do you want to help us continue to disrupt the travel industry? Yapta is doing just that by providing transparency in pricing, and finding flight and hotel savings for our corporate customers. Our software leads the industry by mining millions of air and hotel price checks per day, comparing those prices with our customers’s booked travel itineraries. We use these checks to identify price drops, rebooking customers for hotel, or re-ticketing for air. In 2018 alone we saved our customers over $125,000,000. We are also very data rich, storing millions of price checks daily. This affords us a tremendous amount of opportunity to innovate on our data for future Yapta products and services. It’s an exciting time to be in this industry!
We were recently named to Deloitte’s Fast 500, are highly profitable, and have grown 400% in the past 4 years. We have a great culture with amazing people. Our team is fast paced and focused, but we maintain a healthy work/life balance and have fun. We value humility, integrity, flexibility, accountability, drive, and collaboration.
How you'll succeed on the team:
As a Software Quality Engineer-II at Yapta, you have a role to play to evangelize software quality within the organization and recommend quality improvements that bring value additions for Yapta’s price tracking optimization platforms. You will be working with other QE engineers, product managers, and product developers to ensure that product specifications are well thought out to meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • You're passionate about Software quality and the travel industry
  • You have strong organizational skills
  • You can Interact and coordinate between Development and Product teams to understand the requirements
  • You are capable of tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and are able to synthesize the results
  • You have the creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • You have an interest in developing a deep understanding of the product, engineering processes, tools and concepts in order to effectively narrow down defects
What we’re looking for:
  • 2-3 years of professional software quality engineering experience
  • Experience with test management solutions
  • Ability to test REST and SOAP web APIs using tools like Postman, SOAP UI
  • Experience with defining the testing strategy for large scale programs and ensuring requirements traceability throughout the system development lifecycle.
  • Experience overseeing the development of test plans, test scenarios, test cases, execution of test cases and documentation of test results
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical project team members.
  • Experience with automated testing, frameworks and tools is a plus.
  • Experience integrating with Global Distribution Systems (GDS) technologies not required, but a strong plus.
Why us?
  • Fun, collaborative environment
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 5 weeks of PTO and 10 paid holidays (total 7 weeks)
  • Optional work-from-home Wednesdays
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits
  • Stocked kitchens, with coffee, soda, and snacks
  • Regular team activities, including Mariners games, ping pong tournaments, movies, etc.
This position is based in Pioneer Square in Downtown Seattle. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Yapta does not provide visa sponsorship for employment eligibility at this time.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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What are some social events your company does?

On any given day in the office, you can find employees challenge each other in ping pong, darts, video games, board games, even put together puzzles. Outside the office, Yapta has dominated in ping pong and dodgeball tournaments, viewed movies, escaped puzzle rooms, gone bowling, hosted picnics, and attended baseball games. Excited for more!


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What are Yapta Perks + Benefits

Yapta Benefits Overview

Yapta pays 100% of premiums for medical, dental, vision, Life and Disability. Up to 5 weeks PTO, plus 10 Company paid Holidays. Work from Home Wednesdays, Ping Pong Tournaments, Darts, occasional catered lunches, professional development opportunities, fully stocked kitchens, and more!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Yapta administers an FSA Healthcare and FSA Dependent Care account for employees to use pre-tax money to pay for eligible healthcare expenses.
Disability Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive Short Term and Long Term Disability insurances.
Dental Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee dental insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Vision Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee vision insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee medical insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Life Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive up to $75,000 of Life Insurance.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Yapta offers a 401(k) plan to all full-time employees.
Company Equity
Yapta may offer stock options upon hire or promotion.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Yapta provides the option to Work From Home on Wednesdays.
Family Medical Leave
Yapta follows FMLA guidelines for all eligible U.S. employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Eligible full-time employees (0-5 years of service) accrue 17 days. Eligible full-time employees (5+ years of service) accrue 22 days.
Paid Holidays
Yapta observes 9 Company Paid Holidays, and provides an additional Floating Holiday.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
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