Crimson Hexagon

Senior QA Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 8:00 PM)


Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. With instant access to the world’s largest volume of unstructured text and images across social, online public, and enterprise-held data sources, Crimson Hexagon’s AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends. Our clients include Anheuser-Busch InBev, Adidas, General Mills, Paramount Pictures, Starbucks, and Twitter. We’re a high growth software company headquartered in Boston with offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and London. Find us on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

As a member of the Engineering Team at Crimson Hexagon, you will be reporting to our QA Director while working closely with our developers to design, develop, implement and improve test methodologies, test plans and effective test automation.

We are looking for motivated, self-starting individuals with particularly strong oral and written communications skills that are able to quickly learn new applications, tools and technology.


  • Lead product quality verification by coordinating test planning with technical document analysis
  • Identify, analyze, and report application defects (e.g. detail steps to reproduce expected and actual results) and assist with resolution (JIRA, Bugzilla, etc…)
  • Collaborate with team members from backend engineering, front-end engineering, product managers, ux to distill requirements into technical solutions
  • Development and maintenance of test frameworks and methodologies where applicable
  • Verify that corrective actions meet quality objectives
  • Write and execute SQL queries to assist in testing (Postgres, Oracle, MySQL etc…).
  • Identify and execute root cause analysis
  • View log files and assist developer in finding root-cause of the bug
  • Interact with developers to define scope of testing


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related tech field
  • 5-7 years of experience in Software QA or technical field
  • Experience developing and executing manual tests, writing test cases, and documenting results
  • Experience testing in an Agile SCRUM environment
  • Experience with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design and execution
  • Knowledge of SDLC and QA methods: unit, integration, functional regression and system testing
  • Knowledge of testing in various browsers
  • The ability to work on multiple high priority projects simultaneously
  • Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated and very flexible
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux/Unix is a must
  • Experience writing SQL to verify data is a must
  • Experience in Test Automation is must (Selenium WebDriver preferred)


What you’ll get as part of Crimson’s Engineering team:

  • Excellent group of smart engineers who work closely on a daily basis
  • Great mentors that can help navigate product and make you comfortable with product
  • Opportunity to help and contribute to technical challenges that comes with distributed systems, not just within QA but also in our product


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