Quality Engineer

Redwood City, CA
Jul 09, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Database Administration
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Other Jobs Outside Higher Education
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


Equilar is looking for a manual Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Engineering team! This person will work closely with Product Managers and Software Engineers in a scrum environment.


• Determine root cause of issues, report bugs, and suggest enhancements.

• Write detailed test cases.

• Develop deep product and domain knowledge around our data platform.

• Focus on back end testing, at both the Java and web service level.

• Client support.

• Deliver work on time to meet release deadlines.


Quality Engineers at Equilar become product experts and are heavily involved in building products from the ground up. We are looking for someone that will understand both high-level and small details of a product and be able to find short and long term fixes for problems that arise. The ideal candidate must adapt to frequent shifts in areas of focus and have experience working in a fast pace environment.

• 3+ years of QA experience.

• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related technical field.

• Solid understanding of core Java and reading/understanding Java code.

• Experience writing advanced SQL queries.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Experience with testing of RESTful web services, business logic and complex workflow systems.

• Experience working with tools like Jenkins, Git, Chef, Maven, Jira is a plus.

Education, Quality, Unity, Innovation, Leadership, Accountability, Results. These are the qualities that we seek in everyone we hire.

Company Description

Equilar is dedicated to the idea that better leaders make better companies. We help leaders and companies improve by providing information and tools that strengthen corporate governance, enable broader and deeper board searches and build bridges between people at the top.

Based in Redwood City, CA, with a satellite office in Nashville, TN, Equilar's award-winning suite of online databases is the first choice of companies seeking corporate governance and executive networking solutions. Equilar's clients include leading human-capital consulting firms, over 1,100 publicly traded corporations (including over half of the Fortune 500), law firms, private-equity investors, search firms executive associations and individual executives. These clients all rely on Equilar to provide insight into the top leadership of corporate America.

Equilar's work is featured regularly in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, on CNBC, and in other leading media outlets.


Financial Strength. Our business is built on a profitable, subscription-based model with high client retention rates. We've had 15 years of consecutive growth, with no down years or layoffs. We take pride in our disciplined fiscal approach and have consciously avoided the financial irresponsibility that has taken down many startups in Silicon Valley.

Performance-Driven Culture. We come from diverse backgrounds and top universities with proven track records of success. We seek top-quartile performers who strive to be the best at everything that they do. We are 100% employee-owned and reward our top performers with a unique profit sharing program.

Great Career Opportunities. As a rapidly growing market leader, we offer plenty of opportunities for those passionate about career advancement and developing a broad skill set.

In Summary. We offer the energy and ambition of a startup and the stability and benefits of a publicly traded company. We are growing rapidly and looking for exceptional talent who share our values to join our team and help take our business to the next level.

Redwood City, CA


Sat, 8 Jul 2017 11:02:41 PDT