Senior QA Engineer - Release Management & Automation 



Quality Assurance
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Senior QA Engineer - Release Management & Automation

Are you someone who has a passion to streamline application functions through automated testing processes? Do you like to coordinate production releases? Do you enjoy using your problem solving skills to identify defects? Rapid7’s InsightCloudSec team is looking for a Senior Automation QA just like you!

About the team

The Rapid 7 InsightCloudSec team is made up of developers and testers. The technology stack includes Python, React, JIRA, Playwright, postman and Asana to name a few. The team is full of energetic, passionate and fun individuals who take pride in being accountable for the direction they take and how they prioritize their work. They are committed to continuous learning and strive to adapt to new tools and techniques to benefit the wider organization.

About the role

Rapid7 is looking for a Senior Automation QA Engineer to join an award winning team as it continues to grow and advance the organization's automation and release management needs.

We need a team player with solid testing chops to deliver high quality experiences and collaborate effectively across teams. The ideal candidate is someone who can contribute to a team tasked with delivering enterprise automation as well as release management and coordination efforts.

In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to an existing automation testing framework (playwright) that can be used within InsightCloudSec and beyond.

  • Perform Release management activities and be the point of contact for release coordination.

  • Triage release issues proactively to the engineering team for resolution, plan and coordinate hotfixes if necessary.

  • Execute test cases and scripts using automated test tools or manually when required

  • Participate project requirements reviews to understand test objectives and to provide input on testability of requirements

  • Review implementations against requirements from business stakeholders to ensure alignment with specifications

  • Proactively keep your project team updated on project status.

  • Work with department leaders to help refine the QA and Release Processes

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 4 to 7 years of testing and release management experience

  • Experience with API testing using postman as well as experience in programming languages such as Javascript, Python

  • Familiarity with business process automations and the SDLC around it

  • Experience building and running automated testing, regression testing, smoke testing, exploratory testing, integration and automation testing, functional testing, usability testing

  • Demonstrable experience with at least one test automation framework (playwright)

  • Experience with Git and Jenkins or similar version control and build platforms

  • Experience with test management, defect tracking, and requirements management tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and analytical/problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to work with and challenge developers to improve code quality assurance

  • Coordinate with other test engineers to design and align on automated testing best practices

Nice to haves:

  • Security domain expertise or mindset

  • Familiarity with AWS, GCP, Azure cloud providers

At Rapid7, we know that the best ideas and solutions come from diverse teams who represent a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel you meet most of the core requirements to do the job, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We’re on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people. With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.