QA Engineer Returnship

Remote

Job Description / Skills Required

Are you ready to restart your career in quality assurance?

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Toast is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we invite you to apply. 

At Toast we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving, to transition back into the paid workforce.

About Toast

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can trust that we’ll deliver on their needs for today while investing in experiences that will power their restaurant of the future.

Our Tech Stack

Our backend microservices are written in Kotlin and Java and we make extensive use of AWS and Pulsar. Our web front ends are written in React and Tailwind backed by GraphQL alongside extensive native mobile applications on both Android and iOS.

 

About this roll* (Responsibilities) 

As Toast’s customer base continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, our infrastructure needs to keep pace with both our growth and the increasingly complex and technical needs of our customers. As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will play a critical role in transforming the restaurant industry. We need your help to improve our platform and add the next generation of products. You will have the opportunity to make an impact immediately. This growing team will need to solve a wide spectrum of engineering problems: reliability, availability, scale, new features, and new products.

  • Create comprehensive test plans for new features and regression test plans for existing functionality 
  • Test new features and log defects as needed 
  • Collaborate with project team to triage defects, verify fixes – Actively contribute to product design and roadmap discussions 
  • Lead as well as participate in test case reviews 
  • Keep current with tools such as Jira, Confluence, TestRail 
  • Work with QA engineers and developers on strategy for test case automation 
  • Assist with triage of customer issues 
  • Advocate for Quality practices in development as well as agile methodologies

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • At least five years of proven QA experience
  • Ability to put together test plans
  • Willingness to take initiative to contribute to the quality of products 
  • Commitment to quality, user experience, and using your “get unblocked” attitude for continuous learning and problem solving 
  • Interest in automated testing for web & mobile applications

Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria. If you find yourself checking several but not all these boxes and are interested, we strongly encourage you to apply. At Toast we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, and are invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

 

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success. 

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds. The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals. Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected] For roles based in the United States: As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

*Bread puns encouraged, not required

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.