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Cervin Ventures
Cervin Ventures

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer



Quality Assurance
United States
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
Founded in 2017, Arkestro is a rapidly-growing early-stage startup that is transforming the way every company in the world does Procurement. Our platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning methodologies, combined with game theory and behavioral science, to enable top global enterprises to manage their spend. By optimizing transactions and providing deep insight into spend data at a massive scale, our customers are able to mitigate supply chain risk, increase efficiency, and achieve best-in-class cost savings without increasing headcount.
Join Arkestro on our journey to revolutionize procurement! Although we are a small startup, we have big dreams and potential. Our customers are some of the most successful and recognized large enterprise organizations in North America. We are seeking passionate individuals to work with our talented team to make an impact on our customer’s lives. If you are a creative problem solver looking for a challenge, or just want to shake up the procurement world, apply now! See Arkestro in action at arkestro.com.

We’re looking for an experienced quality assurance engineer with a strong test background to continue to help us develop our QA processes and support the team building increased capabilities and enhancements to our Arkestro platform. We need someone who will be responsible for finding and reporting software defects and identifying discrepancies between specification and system behavior.


  • Manually test software for validation and accuracy based on defined set of criteria
  • Build regression automation scripts that support app functionality
  • Execute smoke, regression, integration, performance and other testing types to ensure proper behavior of software
  • Record detailed documentation of feature behavior
  • Record pass/fails conditions of tests and correlates failures to bug identification
  • Identifies and escalates any risk to quality of the product or the process
  • Collaborates with the product team to ensure quality throughout the SDLC and product release cycles
  • Participate in refinement and estimations of effort to promote accurate planning
  • Utilize Github to maintain automation repositories, run custom scripts, and facilitate automated quality practices

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years experience in a software quality assurance role
  • At least 5 years experience in automated testing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a mindset focused on holistic quality
  • Experience with programming languages such as Javascript, Typescript, Gherkin, SQL, Ruby/Rails

Nice to Have Qualifications

  • Experience with automated testing frameworks such as Jest/Puppeteer, Playwright, Postman, Jmeter or any other object-oriented based automated testing framework
  • Experience with testing support functionalities such as Github Actions, testRail, Sendgrid, Datadog, PagerDuty
  • A degree in Computer science, Engineering, or other relevant experience
Pay Range
$75,000$90,000 USD

Arkestro is committed to providing our employees with a benefits package designed to give you the flexibility you need to ensure a healthy life/work balance. Arkestro offers our employees great benefits and perks, including, but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and startup equity
  • Medical insurance covered up to 100%
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Generous 401K matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • We are highly supportive of flexible work hours
  • We are a remote-first team, but we like to get together for team building, design sprints, and customer visits
  • A one time allowance of $1,500 for home office supplies
  • Annual budget of $1,000 for learning and development
  • Diverse, inclusive, highly collaborative, and vibrant culture
Arkestro is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Please note this job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Arkestro reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.