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Senior QA Engineer



Quality Assurance
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
Working at the intersection of hardware, software, and molecular science, Carbon is committed to delivering on the promise of 3D printing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to producing products with real-world applications. With our cutting-edge technology, we are seeing customers innovate and manufacture parts with unmatched reliability, speed, and quality.
You’ll be joining a close-knit team, working with experts in 3D geometry, web technologies, cloud infrastructure, low-level systems, and everything in between. We’ve had fun team activities where we’ve escaped rooms (real and virtual), done arts and crafts, played games, and cooked delicious food. We also have a variety of employee-started communities at Carbon: cooking, running, yoga, gaming, resource groups, and many more that you can participate in. There are also opportunities where you can start your own!
As a Software QA Engineer focusing on the Platform team, you will be responsible for testing a large range of software, such as system-level 3D printer software, hardware and firmware behaviors, and UI/API interfaces. You will play an essential role in validating Carbon’s foundational software and upholding quality throughout the product life cycle.

You will...

  • Collaborate with your QA team members to maintain and improve software quality by defining better processes and best practices
  • Integrate into the Platform team and become an expert on the team’s projects and systems around Carbon’s printers, accessories, and cloud software
  • Be responsible for the Platform team’s overall software quality and help with regression testing, whether that be manual or automated
  • Assess risk, develop test strategies, and execute test plans around new software features by collaborating with developers, designers, and product managers
  • Work with managers and developers to prioritize, triage, and track release deliverables and customer issues
  • Support other QA efforts outside of the Platform team to test and debug where needed

You have...

  • Experience with testing in at least one of the following areas - Linux/Ubuntu servers, embedded systems, or API/automation software
  • Proven skills in hands-on testing and finding ways to break products
  • Expertise in developing test plans and test cases, assessing risk, and filing bugsStrong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective program management skills to be able to follow through on issues and track progress across multiple teamsExperience debugging and deep-diving into issues

Bonus if you have...

  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience in software testing Automation and scripting experience (we use Python!)
  • Familiarity with backend technologies such as gPRC, REST, and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with a logging analytics platform (we use Splunk!)
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence and working in an agile environment
At Carbon, we look at the person holistically and carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation. The pay range for this position is $111,000 - $167,000. Your actual salary will be based on your experience, work location, certifications and the unique skills you bring to the role.
Carbon also offers to our eligible employees a comprehensive total rewards package that includes equity, benefits, and time off programs.
For more information on how we modify your pay based on your location, please refer to our geographic differentials chart. For details on our total rewards package, visit https://www.carbon3d.com/about/life-at-carbon.
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