QA Engineer – Smashing Boxes

Are you someone who loves to make computers do your work for you? Do you enjoy working on a diverse set of projects with a diverse group of people? Do you value professional growth and continuous self improvement? If so, Smashing Boxes is looking for an experienced QA Engineer who has a knack for problem solving, a love for bleeding-edge technology, and a strong desire to work smarter not harder. If you live to solve the mysteries of the world, while researching ways to make your job more efficient, we have a place for you!


Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Author and execute test plans with a mindset of automate first, manual test last
  • Work with web and mobile developers to expand their automated test suites
  • Adhere to core testing principles set by team and group leadership
  • Record and document results and compare to expected results
  • Develop and document application test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications
  • Document anomalies and issues in solid bug reports
  • Participate in application planning meetings
  • Ensure data integrity standards


We have a few core requirements, they are:

  • A strong understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Firm grasp of the software development life cycle, technical requirements, and project management
  • Prior automation, software testing, or programming experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Strong eye for detail and ability to quickly define defects
  • Must also have the ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team
  • Exceptional communication and organizational abilities

And if you can check these boxes as well, we’ll order you a whole pizza on your first day. Yep, just for you:

  • Mobile development automation experience is awesome!
  • Previous agency experience is awesome!
  • Appium knowledge is super awesome!


Creativity and innovation are fueled by a little R&R. We value work-life balance above all else and bake it right in with benefits like:

  • 10 paid holidays (includes your birthday off!)
  • 15 days of paid vacation accrued your first year, 20 days after three years, and 25 days after five

We are a family and families take care of each other. We prove it with benefits like:

  • Health and dental coverage with 100% of employee premiums paid by Smashing Boxes
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Honor-system work-from-home sick leave plus two “I’m not working at all” sick days
  • Three months fully paid maternity leave; one month fully paid paternity leave
  • Flexible work schedule including work from home options

Plus we’ve got all the basics covered; and then some:

  • Simple IRA with 3% company match
  • Coffee, snacks, beer on tap from local breweries
  • Innovation time every Friday afternoon
  • Ongoing learning opportunities and support


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