Quality Engineer Full Stack at The Dyrt
Portland, OR, US / Remote

The Dyrt is the largest digital camping platform in the world, and the number 1 ranked camping app on both iOS and Android. Every second, a new user visits The Dyrt to access our community-driven campground information. With more than 1 million user-submitted campgrounds, reviews, and tips — more than anyone else on the Internet — The Dyrt makes it easier to find campgrounds for the 80+ million people who camp across the United States.

If you love the outdoors and want to be part of a fast-growing consumer app, you’re in the right place.


The Role

The Dyrt is seeking a talented Quality Assurance professional with both mobile app and website testing experience to join our team as we solve exciting new problems in the outdoor space. In this role, you’ll be working to validate that our software meets the given requirements and quality standards, and report on the overall state of software quality for our entire solution.


This position will support multiple development teams and projects and report to the Head of Engineering. You will directly interact with 6 other engineers, the product manager, the design team, and the support team.


We’re looking for people who

  • Want to automate — Whether you have experience with programming or are looking to dive into the wonderful world of test automation we want all members of our QA team to be comfortable, confident, and collaborative inside of our test suite
  • Are great communicators — Effective communication is key to how we work. We value patience and empathy in our product planning, support, and day-to-day relations.
  • Work well both in a group and independently — We plan, work, and collaborate in teams but how you eat your piece of the pie is up to you.
  • Are ready to learn and share knowledge — Everyone comes to our company with their own set of skills and experiences. Your curiosity, past experiences, and enthusiasm helps us build better products.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the product, design, and development teams to plan, implement, test, and release new product features.
  • Report on the health and quality of our products to company leadership
  • Perform a root-cause-analyses (RCA) on issues reported internally and externally
  • Validate completed development tasks and report findings throughout the product life cycle
  • Write test automation for new and existing features
  • Test release candidate builds to ensure proper feature sets and functionality prior to pushing the big green button


Experience and Requirements

  • Experience at a fast-paced startup.
  • 3+ years of Software Quality Assurance in either a manual or automation-heavy environment
  • A fundamental understanding of Agile / Scrum methodology and how QA functions within it
  • Familiarity with Quality Assurance terminology, methods, and tools (Jira, Confluence, Github Actions, Branches, commits, pull requests, Local Branch management)
  • A strong knowledge of app, web, and cloud technologies
  • A solid understanding of what information should be included in Bug Reports - log files, network captures, screen captures, steps to reproduce, etc. Creating, Moving and Linking tickets.
  • Experience with native mobile app testing, devices, and debugging tools on both Android and iOS (Side loading apps / files, Native System Settings, Simulators/Emulators, Testflight, Capturing screenshots/videos)
  • Experience with Web APIs (JSON API, Models, CRUD calls and their responses, Postman, Performance Testing)
  • Documentation and Planning experience (Writing test documentation, creating test plans/cases/scenarios)
  • Familiarity with Google Office suite (Google Drive / Spreadsheets / Docs / Slide)
  • Experience with Release Management (publication, communication, verification).


Extra Credit

  • Familiarity with JavaScript, Java, or other programming languages
  • Experience with Gherkin/Cucumber BDD frameworks
  • Property management or property bookings experience
  • Dabble in Security, API, Performance / Load, or ADA testing
  • Exposure to running and testing on local builds
  • Experience using command line interfaces - git, Ruby on Rails, bash, etc.
  • Experience with Python, Behave BDD, Testing Threads/Queues (NtH), JSON file manipulation
  • Ability and situational awareness to perform debugging of device-based apps, web sites, and back-end components (web APIs)
  • Experience with Selenium (Drivers / Browser Grids, Appium / Mobile, Scripting, Elements) or similar test frameworks (Cypress/Playwright/Etc.)
  • Experience with Chrome development tools (Finding Element Locators (css or Xpath), Network Traffic monitoring).
  • Experience with Docker (Basic install and command execution in .dockerfile)
  • Familiarity with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and reporting processes and presenting those findings to leadership / executives.


Working Here

The Dyrt is built by campers, for campers. It is important to us that our team is filled with both people who are new to camping or have camped for years, but regardless, they are campers. We pride ourselves on being a team that is down to earth, can get things done and then some, and strives to be the best.


We encourage everyone to spend more time outside, including employees. We offer competitive market-rate salaries, a generous vacation plan, and we even pay employee bonuses for using The Dyrt in the wild.


This is a full-time remote position. Employees are expected to have high-speed internet and a professional working environment sufficient for clear video conferencing during regular working hours. Many of our employees work virtually from Portland, OR but we’re flexible on location as long as you’re between Pacific and Eastern time zones. Our founders even work from their van.


The Dyrt is an equal opportunity workplace. We believe that the outdoors are for everyone, and are committed to building an inclusive platform and community that encourages, supports, and celebrates all people interested in camping.


The Dyrt was started in Portland, OR, is venture-backed, and has 27 employees working virtually around the U.S.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.