Quality Analyst II at Carta | Powderkeg

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

As a QA Analyst, you will partner with the R&D teams to ensure product quality, assist with direction, and act as a liaison between Business, Developers and Automation Engineering. As part of the role, your day-to-day activities will include the creation, execution and management of manual and automated tests within the testing cycles. Please note this position will require to be hybrid in our Rio office.

  • Attend development meetings, such as daily stand ups and sprint plannings.
  • Coordinate with engineering + product on a daily basis.
  • Review and criticise product specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Cooperate with developers, product managers and Business to gather system requirements and write testing scenarios/acceptance criteria based on them.
  • Ensure all technical teams have the information they need to develop solutions to the problem as efficiently as possible.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans to both assess new product launches and periodically test existing products (regression testing).
  • Write, execute and maintain manual test cases.
  • Strategize on the automation of manual test cases in partnership with Automation Engineering.
  • Execute regression automated tests for every new code iterations or larger releases.
  • Periodically aggregate your findings and present on what issues most impact product quality (not limited to bugs).
  • Plan and coordinate testing activities, such as individual or group testing sessions.
  • Thoroughly identify and document bugs from testing.
  • Triage production bugs from your product domain (reproduce the bug, provide Business context to developers and follow up with bug reporters).
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved or any changes are introduced to the system.
  • Be an expert in how to service QA across different development methodologies, using the appropriate testing technique, process and/or tool.
  • Assist the QA team with testing requests and projects out of your product domain expertise.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Participate in side projects to develop internal and company wide Quality processes and procedures.
  • Independently identify problems and proactively drive solutions.
  • Own and drive strategic initiatives on behalf of the QA organization

The Team You'll Work With

You'll be part of the Quality Assurance team, a team with the mission to prevent defects and ensure the highest software quality standards across the platform. Each team member will work on ensuring quality in one or more Product domains, delivering value to our customers and internal teams.

About You

Hard Skills

  • Proficient English level
  • Experience working with Jira.
  • Experience writing and managing test cases for manual testing and hand-over to automation.
  • Great knowledge of the SDLC and how testing/automation fits in it.

Soft Skills

  • Highly autonomous - able to operate with little to no day-to-day oversight in ambiguity.
  • Organised, detailed, and methodical approach to solving problems.
  • Care deeply about building flawless user experiences.
  • Relentless and unconventional - think outside of the box and create unique scenarios for testing.
  • Helpful - successful cross-functional collaborator, goes beyond core activities to support other teams, processes and initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong project management skills - ability to plan and follow up on testing needs and schedules.
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Ability to think in the abstract and see how small details fit into the bigger picture
  • Play in the open - critical analysis of existing and new processes/materials: be willing to ask the basic questions as you learn a new domain.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review [the guidelines ](https://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2023/08/scammers- impersonate-well-known-companies-recruit-fake-jobs-linkedin-and-other-job- platforms)provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting- systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, [Fast Company's Most Innovative](https://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative- companies/2020) list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a [Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category](https://www.themuse.com/advice/vibe-awards-2022-vacation-time-off- benefits) and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Quality Analyst II
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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