Working@Pharos

AT PHAROS, we believe the best solutions come from a mindset of discovery. This principle guides our products, services, and relationships. Working at Pharos, you will enjoy an open culture that emphasizes commitment, respect, and fun. We embrace new ideas and differences and we expect our people to want to learn and discover continually. We are proud to be a Certified B Corp, and to have been recognized by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management as one of the best places to work here in New York State.

We provide industry-leading print management solutions for universities, government agencies, and corporate enterprises all over the world. We make printing more secure, cost-effective, and sustainable for our customers. Over a thousand organizations in 22 countries are currently benefiting from printing environments optimized by Pharos.

Open Positions (1):

Quality Assurance Software Test Engineer

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that Pharos products are developed and delivered to exacting quality standards. As a member of the Pharos development teams, the successful candidate will primarily be responsible for developing and executing test procedures to ensure that quality standards are met. The candidate will have experience with comprehensive manual testing of both web and mobile applications in a software product commercialization environment. Exposure to and/or experience with automated testing is a big plus.

The individual should:
  • have the highest ethics, enthusiasm and passion with a consistently positive attitude
  • be a customer / user advocate – strive for consistent and exceptional user experience
  • possess excellent written, verbal and personal communication skills
  • have superior attention to detail, follow-through, organization and planning skills
  • be an effective team contributor comfortable working in a dynamic software development environment
  • work with minimal supervision and self-manage your tasks (organize, prioritize and execute tasks)
  • support product management (release activities, demo/customer evaluation site setup, etc.)
  • support operations and customer support when questions or field issues arise
  • review user documentation and provide feedback
  • take ownership of Pharos software product quality
  • be a proponent for continuous test process improvement (e.g. streamline process, test automation, etc.)
  • possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or similar (or equivalent education and experience)
Required Experience:
  • Minimum 4 years software quality assurance experience with a proven track record of building quality into a process
  • Writing test cases and constructing test plans
  • Manual testing of web and mobile applications
  • Working directly with relational databases such as MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Defect tracking software, such as JIRA
  • Able to troubleshoot complex software systems to obtain the root cause of issues
Experience with the following is a plus:
  • The Agile software development process
  • Automated build and test procedures
  • Directly testing REST based web services using tools such as SOAPUI or Postman
  • Automating web service testing and working with continuous integration environments
  • Cloud / SaaS environments such as Amazon Web Services
  • Working with VMware or similar virtual machine software
  • Computer and printer network configuration

How to Apply

Pharos offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and education, as well as excellent benefits. Please submit your resume, salary requirements, and at least two references to careers@pharos.com. Pharos Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We take pride in the diversity of our staff, and seek diversity in our applicants.

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