Quality Assurance Analyst

New York, NY

G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 120 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans.  We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about. 

Quality Assurance Analyst 

 

About the Role:

G/O Media is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst who will be responsible for testing out new features and ticketing any issues found, monitoring our sites for any anomalies that may have missed in QA or have been introduced by 3rd party code. The Quality Assurance Analyst will also monitor our internal communications with Editorial, Sales, and other teams to catch any issues being reported by other parts of the business. 

 

The ideal candidate is familiar with the concepts of content management platforms and has experience with multiple online services. You should be a great communicator with a helpful and problem solving attitude. 

 

Duties Include:

  • QA on new features being tested either through staging or feature switches on mobile/desktop on various sites
  • When a bug is discovered, documenting that bug and ticketing it
  • Responding to help desk tickets from internal staff that have noticed bugs
  • Responding to users who report bugs

 

You should have:

  • Technical aptitude, confident familiarity of computers, smartphones, tablets, and web based applications
  • Great English communication skills
  • Organized, autonomous, problem-solving attitude
  • Patient, empathetic, positive personality
  • 2-4 years of experience with content management platforms and multiple online services

 

Our team would be impressed by:

  • Experience working in QA or Support positions
  • Familiarity with CMSes
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks
  • Technological background
  • Familiarity with programmatic /online advertising (not mandatory)

 

G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.

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