Quality Assurance Analyst/ DevOps Engineer (California) @ Gradelink - Foothill Ranch, CA

Quality Assurance Analyst/ DevOps Engineer (California)

GradelinkFoothill Ranch, CA
30+ days ago

This Quality Assurance/DevOps Engineer position is in Foothill Ranch, CA.

Candidates must be able to reliably commute to this location.


Responsible for documenting test requirements, designing and developing test automation scripts, automating build and deployments, and working closely with the development team to plan release pipelines from source control through production.


  • Gather test requirements and maintain Quality Assurance documentation.
  • Develop within test automation framework for integration and regression testing (TestComplete, Selenium, RPAs).
  • Develop on tools (ie: Github, Jira, Jenkins) and implements processes to automate software deployments.
  • Work closely with development teams on architecture to ensure CI/CD continuous integration/deployment.
  • Create and maintain a variety of production, stage, test environments (physical, virtual, cloud).
  • Diagnose complex system issues with multiple influencing factors.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams.
  • Excel in a rapid iteration environment with short turnaround times (SCRUM Sprints).
  • Deal positively with high levels of uncertainty, ambiguity and shifting priorities.
  • Accept a wide variety of tasks and pitches in wherever needed.
  • Constructively present, discuss and debate alternatives.
  • Take shared ownership of products.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and a minimum of (5) + years’ experience working in a similar field.
  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies and implementing a testing framework (continuous testing, integration and regression testing)
  • Experience with CI/CD, working with test and deployment automation tools, and designing and developing automation scripts, and release planning.
  • Experience in data center and cloud services monitoring (PRTG), disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
  • Experience in windows server administration, scripting/automation (Powershell), MS SQL server administration, source control administration (Git), active-active datacenter deployments and administration.
  • Preferred experience in ISO 27001, SSAE 16, and Center for Internet Security (CIS) practices.


  • Competitive compensation based on ability & experience
  • Excellent benefits package including company paid life insurance, multiple health, dental & vision options
  • Several company-wide events annually, as well as an annual company-wide/company paid trip
  • 401K with robust company match
  • PTO in addition to 11 paid company holidays
  • The opportunity to work for the Top Rated Student Information System and School Administration System

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $83,982.61 - $92,055.26 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Bonus opportunities

Experience level:

  • 5 years


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Foothill Ranch, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?


  • Test automation: 2 years (Required)
  • Test cases: 3 years (Required)
  • Scrum: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Jira: 1 year (Preferred)
  • DevOps: 2 years (Preferred)
  • SaaS testing: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Relational databases: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Scripting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • SDLC: 3 years (Preferred)
  • CI/CD: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Requirements gathering: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person