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QA Engineer - Remote Eligible

Develop comprehensive test plans to ensure that software projects functions as expected.
Remote, North America
5 months ago

✨ About The Role

About Rootly

At Rootly , we are on a mission to be the go-to way companies respond when things go wrong, helping every organization be more reliable. We do this by building an industry leading incident management platform that allows companies around the world consistently and quickly resolve incidents. We are not simply transforming an industry, we are carving an entirely new +$B segment ourselves and need incredible talent to achieve this ambitious goal together.

Customers love Rootly. Some of the fastest growing companies around the world such as NVIDIA, Figma, Canva, Tripadvisor, Squarespace and more rely on Rootly to power their critical incident management process. They obsess over our delightful enterprise-ready platform and unique partnership model. See why our customers have reviewed us 5 stars on G2 .

Investors love Rootly. We are backed by some of the most respected funds in the world from Y Combinator to operators like the CTO of Dropbox and GitHub. We'd be happy to disclose our entire funding and profitability picture live during the interview. As a culture we relentlessly put transparency first. We conduct monthly financial reviews as a team so everyone has a pulse on the health of the business and publish what we are building in our weekly changelog .

About the Role

Rootly is revolutionizing the way organizations handle incidents and emergencies and our cutting-edge platform empowers businesses to respond swiftly and effectively to critical situations, ensuring the safety and well-being of their employees and customers. We’re looking for a QA Engineer to join our team.

As a QA Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring an extremely high bar for the quality and reliability of our software products. You'll need a keen eye for detail, a sharp product mindset, strong technical chops, and the desire to ship fast. This is also an amazing opportunity to help lay the foundations of QA within Rootly.

  • Develop comprehensive test plans to ensure that software projects functions as expected. This includes identifying test scenarios, determining the appropriate balance between manual and automated tests, and specifying test criteria.
  • Execute tests plans to ensure the software we ship to our clients meets an extremely high quality bar. The details matter. You are the "buck stops here" on quality.
  • Work closely with developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Seek to understand the WHY behind the features we build. You have a strong product mindset and can put yourself in the shoes of the client. You also have a strong technical mindset and understand enough about software development to know how to break things :)
  • Execute and help define our automation strategy

The Ideal Candidate

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in both automated and manual testing. You have written full test suites using testing frameworks like Capybara and Playwright. You have had huge impact on software quality.
  • Knowledge of programming languages relevant to test automation, such as Ruby, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Strong written communication skills and can understand complex technical concepts.
  • Have an eye for design and knows what looks good and doesn't.
  • Passion and ability to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, and ambiguous environment.
  • Can empathize with the challenges of incident management and interest in developer-focused products.
  • Enjoys working and contributing to a high performing team that consistently delivers results.
  • We don't care about fancy degrees or FAANG experience.
  • Finding bugs in production legitimately annoys you


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
  • 3 weeks vacation + unlimited sick/mental health days + company-wide shutdown EOY
  • M2 MacBook Pro of choice
  • $1,000 for health and wellness
  • $1,000 for home office
  • $1,000 for visiting a teammate located in a different geography
  • WeWork membership
  • Weekly happy hour on Friday
  • Learning and advancement budget at your discretion
  • Annual retreat - at least once a year we gather together in person 🏝️
  • Ground floor opportunity to be an early member of a fast growing venture-backed startup

Rootly is an equal opportunity employer. We aim to create an environment where every team member at Rootly feels like they belong so they can have a greater impact on our business and customers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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QA Engineer - Remote Eligible
Remote, North America
About Rootly
Manage incidents like outages directly in Slack