Software Test Specialist

  • Okemos, MI
  • Full Time
  • Quality Assurance

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

Working at TechSmith gives you a chance to hone your skills in an open, collaborative, and innovative environment where you can be excited to come into work every single day.

We are a technological melting pot, comprised of nearly 250 uniquely skilled human beings that will continue to stretch your comfort zone – but in a good way. And speaking of comfort, who doesn’t love to show up to work in jeans, eat free snacks, and drink free pop?

With great products and great people behind them, we are always looking for passionate, fun, and, hard working individuals who truly enjoy coming to work and doing what they love. Sounds like you? We’d love to chat.

Position Overview:

Are you a dynamic individual with superb technical and communication skills that loves to work on multimedia-related software development projects? TechSmith is looking for a Software Test Specialist who can accelerate and improve of the quality of TechSmith products. This is an extremely important role on our development teams. In order to maintain our commitment to software quality, we need someone who can champion for quality assurance in all facets of TechSmith products. In this role, you will perform various types of software testing throughout the development cycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, test, and troubleshoot TechSmith software products using black box testing methods 
  • Monitor product quality through effective testing strategy, planning, and execution
  • Balance time constraints and high product quality standards to assume ownership of features and test assignments
  • Collaborate closely with other Software Testers, Designers, and Developers on Agile development teams
  • Track and analyze issues collected in the bug tracking system
  • Actively contributes to the evolution of software testing at TechSmith
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Background: 

  • Experience with software testing, software quality assurance, and/or testing desktop or web applications
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Windows operating system experience
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Works well on a team
  • Self-motivated and passionate about quality and software excellence
  • You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without an employer-sponsored petition for a visa, such as an H-1B visa. TechSmith does not intend to file any visa applications in connection with this opening.

Preferred Skills and Background: 

  • Working knowledge of multimedia concepts (audio, video, streaming, codecs, performance factors and issues, etc.)
  • Web service testing experience
  • Mac operating system experience
  • Experience using automated software testing tools
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile development methods

Compensation and Perks: 

At TechSmith, we love our employees and are always looking for ways to reward outstanding performance. Our compensation is competitive and based on skills and experience. As a full-time employee you will receive the standard TechSmith benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) program, etc. We offer you a unique and growing company culture where you can enjoy your work and advance your career. We wear jeans, drink free pop, and enjoy company-sponsored events. If this sounds like a place you would like to work, please submit your resume and cover letter along with your salary requirements.

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