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QA Test Automation Engineer (USA)

Boston, MA, USA (Remote)

Job Type

Full Time

About the role:

You will assess software quality through automated and manual testing of our conversational SaaS platform and applications across the release lifecycle, from development to production release. You will work closely with development teams in designing and developing tests to ensure our AI platform and end-to-end system deliver exceptional user experiences across APIs, Web UI, apps, and other integrations.

If you are passionate about product quality, user experience and looking to make a major impact and help shape QA in a fast paced startup environment, you've found the right place!

In this role you will:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Create, develop, maintain, debug, and execute automated and manual tests

  • Plan, test and report the results of exploratory, functional and non functional testing

  • Perform incremental release testing

  • Perform regression and negative testing

  • Continually review and improve processes for QA, release, and maintenance

  • Utilize open source tools or develop custom scripts for automating tests involving both backend processing systems and frontend web-based GUIs

  • Use technical skills to troubleshoot user interface, application, or backend systems/database issues

  • Present testing results and communicate progress


  • Working knowledge of test management and defect tracking software

  • Experience with API testing tools and technologies

  • Programming skills in Java, Python, Javascript and/or other scripting languages

  • Team player with strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to successfully communicate with distributed development and test teams

  • Good understanding of software QA and development practices and disciplines

  • Desire to work in a small fast paced startup environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with automation frameworks

  • Experience with public cloud computing services (like AWS and/or Google Cloud)

  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins

  • Experience with testing search platforms such as Solr and ElasticSearch

  • Experience with conversational systems and/or natural language processing

  • Understanding of distributed systems and service oriented architectures

  • Network protocols (HTTP/REST, WebSockets, gRPC)

VUI Offers:

  • The ability to make real impact on enterprises seeking search innovation

  • Fully-paid health benefits

  • Fully remote work environment with an office in downtown Boston

  • Unlimited PTO

  • 15 paid company holidays (including your birthday!)

  • Significant growth opportunities

Featured Benefits:

  • Medical insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • 401(k)

About the Company 

VUI, Inc. is a startup based in Boston, MA and Trento, Italy. VUI's AI-powered eCommerce search solution accurately finds the products customers want. Our team is revolutionizing online and in store search using patented natural language query understanding, deep learning technology, and an optimized search engine to return the most relevant search results. Join us to help shape the future of product search!

VUI is an equal opportunity employer. VUI recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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