Yello is reinventing recruiting by replacing outdated practices with innovative solutions. Organizations from Fortune 500 companies to high-growth start-ups use our technologies to modernize talent acquisition processes. Our culture emphasizes collaboration and supports rapid professional growth. At Yello, employees have the opportunity to solve challenging problems and provide an immediate impact.

Test Engineering Lead at Yello
Company Description
Yello’s talent acquisition software helps companies reinvent how they recruit, to hire the right candidates at the right time. Our client-partners include more than 70 Fortune 500 companies and dozens more high-growth organizations.

We’re proud to be a 2016 Built in Chicago Moxie Award winner for Best B2B Company and an Illinois Technology Association CityLIGHTS Award winner for Outstanding Technology Development. We continue to grow quickly, and we’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.

About The Role
The Test Engineering Manager will lead a team of software test engineers and provide leadership in all aspects of testing and quality assurance: test automation; testing tools; and best practices for designing automated and manual test suites. The candidate will also provide leadership in end to end testing and will be responsible for providing test reporting and metrics to the business organization.  This position requires knowledge of unit and integration testing using a solution such as rspec and selenium or similar technologies.
 
The Manager of Test Engineering will:
  • Lead end to end testing efforts by defining and articulating the testing strategies, paradigms and tools to be utilized by the Yello Engineering.

  • Build out and maintain a set of organized, modern test plans with well defined test cases- you will take the lead on establishing an automated testing strategy

  • Utilize CI tools such as Jenkins and Gitlab CI to run high performance, automated tests.

  • Identify and describe bugs, performance issues and security risks in our web and mobile applications using a variety of tools

  • Transform lists of business requirements into detailed, organized sets of test cases

  • Work with the Production Support team on issues that require advanced troubleshooting

  • Champion a culture of quality throughout the organization

  • Develop expert knowledge of the functionality and usage of our mobile and web apps

  • Mentor and train test engineers

  • Work with dev leads to enforce and establish processes and standards such as code reviews, appropriate testing levels, and an overall quality strategy to minimize defects

  • Collaborate with the Yello security team to enforce secure coding practices and run automated security tests.

How You'll Make An Impact

Yello’s mission is to eliminate gaps in the hiring experience. You will play an essential role in achieving this mission by collaborating with team members to create high-quality software for Fortune 500 global enterprises and high-growth companies.

What We're Looking For

You are motivated, detail-oriented and have a strong technical background. You have an eagerness to learn new technologies and leverage advanced testing tools. You also have:

  • You are motivated, detail-oriented and have a strong technical background. You have an eagerness to learn new technologies and leverage advanced testing tools.

  • 5+ years of experience working with software testing tools and progressive software testing solutions

  • Exceptional scripting skills using Ruby-based tools such as RSpec, Cucumber and Capybara

  • Strong understanding of current web and mobile testing methodologies and philosophies

  • Ability to efficiently perform manual testing to address edge cases

  • Understanding of Linux command line usage and script execution

  • Familiarity with REST APIs and API testing approaches

  • Familiarity with the Rails framework and MVC architecture

  • Knowledge of the agile software development process

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Four-year degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Technology leadership experience managing a small to mid-sized team

Additional Information

At Yello, we work together to improve the hiring experience and power recruitment programs. Every Yello team member is empowered to grow each day and achieve new career accomplishments, and we always make time to celebrate team members’ successes. Our Loop office is steps away from public transportation, overlooks Lake Michigan and our open concept office offers plenty of space to collaborate with colleagues, or to work independently. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, a competitive 401k match, a reimbursement for fitness memberships and support for ongoing learning. Above all, we look forward to coming to work each day to solve interesting problems and make the impossible, possible.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.

  • You must be authorized to work in the United States.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for continuous periods of time

  • This role frequently communicates/interacts with individuals, must have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Yello reserves the right to assign or reassign the responsibilities and requirements to this job at any time

Company Reviews

At Yello, I’m able to solve problems, build great technologies and see projects through from start to finish. I feel like I’m part of a company where I make a difference and am rewarded for new ideas.
Derrick Neier
Engineering
at Yello
As a college intern with Yello, I attended the company’s annual conference and was able to see first-hand the impact Yello’s technologies have on some of the world’s biggest companies. That’s what drew me in and now, five years later, I still enjoy working to make a difference for our clients.
Danny Davidson
Product
at Yello
I wanted to have a big impact on a small company and really be part of its growth. That’s exactly what I’ve been doing at Yello. I genuinely have fun at work because I couldn’t ask for better colleagues, enjoy the work I do and learn something new every day.
Kerry McCourt
Marketing
at Yello
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Why work with us
We are trailblazers in our space and we continually strive to learn and grow, but there is always time to celebrate our achievements and milestones. We dress casually, have one of the best views in the city and employee ideas are heard from day one. At Yello, team members are genuinely interested in learning from one another and solving challenging problems. If you are looking for a company that has a start-up feel, as well as solid funding and stability, then you’re a natural for Yello!
Culture
Our Loop office is steps away from public transportation, overlooks Lake Michigan and our open office offers plenty of space to collaborate with colleagues, or to work independently. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, a competitive 401k match, a reimbursement for fitness memberships and support for ongoing learning. Above all, we look forward to coming to work each day to solve interesting problems and make the impossible, possible.
Perks & Benefits
You’re covered: Yello provides Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, as well as dental and vision insurance.
Plan for retirement: Yello offers a competitive 401k matching program.
Go on vacation: With unlimited vacation, you can take time off whenever you need it.
Keep active: Yello sponsors office sports leagues and offers discounted memberships to Chicago Athletic Clubs.
Continue to grow: Yello is dedicated to supporting career progression through professional development opportunities, mentorship and continued education.
Stay healthy: Yello offers healthy catered lunches each week and a fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit and snacks.

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