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Software QA Engineer, Riffyn (Oakland, CA)

A Mission to Reshape Science

Breakthrough discoveries once occurred when scientists like Alexander Fleming noticed the halo of dead bacteria surrounding a mold colony. But today’s breakthroughs often go unnoticed because they are buried in uninterpretable spreadsheets, inaccessible data, or excessive experimental noise. Riffyn’s mission is to unlock the full potential of today’s science by delivering clean, connected, meaningful data the moment it is collected.

The Role

As a software QA engineer at Riffyn, you will design, implement, and maintain comprehensive test suite for Riffyn scientific development environment. You will be an integral member of the Riffyn team for on-time delivery of high-quality SaaS solution.

Riffyn is a venture-backed provider of research design and analytics software (SaaS) to biotech, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. Riffyn SaaS offers a unique “design-first” approach to scientific experimentation and product development that solves previously intractable data fragmentation and analysis issues. Riffyn provides global R&D organizations with unprecedented access to high-quality data, process design information and integrative data analytics.


  • Design, implement, and maintain comprehensive functional test suite for browser-based application.

  • Work with teams to investigate, report, resolve, and verify software defects.


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent.

  • 2+ years professional experience in software QA.

  • Excellence in verbal and written communication.

  • Excellent skills in observing and analyzing complex problems, and able to quickly come up with steps to reproduce the problems.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with various testing methodologies.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with testing on browser-based application.

  • Good knowledge in software development cycle.

  • Good knowledge in SQL and noSQL databases.

  • Good knowledge in various scripting languages such as JavaScript, Python, and Unix Shell script.

  • Experience working in an agile software development environment.

  • Self-starter with proven track record of on-time delivery with minimal supervision.

  • Authorized working in the US.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in performance, scalability, and stress testing.

  • Familiarity with AWS.

  • Experience with CI tools.



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