Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Quality Assurance Engineer - Remote

Job Locations US
Security Best Practices
Regular Full-Time


The Security Best Practices team is looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to ensure the health and progress for our product suite of security applications. As a QA Engineer, you will be designing and implementing tests, debugging, and troubleshooting issues discovered, and making corrective actions within a fast-paced agile development environment.


You will play a vital role in the development process. You will be responsible for working with Software Engineers to test cybersecurity products throughout their development and providing feedback to ensure that the products are free from errors and reliable.


Individuals with application and web development experience are encouraged to apply.


The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.


Salary Range: $69,100 - $104,600
We offer a competitive total rewards package at the Center for Internet Security:
  • Base salary is determined on a number of factors including, but not limited to, education, experience and skills.
  • Health (PPO, EPO, HSA), Dental & Vision Insurance eligibility starting from the first day of hire
  • $500 wellness card for Health Coverage Participants
  • 401(k) with 4% Company Match, vested from the first day of hire
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Bonding Leave
  • Paid Volunteering Program
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) inclusive of vacation, personal and sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Engagement Activities
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan PayDown Program
  • Employee Referral program
  • Employee Assistance Program

What You'll Do

  • Participate in functional requirements and technical design discussions to plan for test development and provide meaningful feedback
  • Act as product feature expert and communicate product information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Set the example for team members with a mindset of continuous improvement and professional development
  • Develop functional test cases that represent business challenges and issues
  • Perform all types of testing as needed, including functional, regression, performance, and security
  • Identify, record, document, and track bugs as needed and validate bug fixes
  • Continually evaluate testing approaches, tools, and stacks
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field*
  • 5+ years of relevant QA experience with enterprise class software in a mature Engineering team
  • Experience in testing automation using tools
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a remote team
  • Experience in SDLC and working experience in the Agile Scrum process framework and Atlassian stack (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Fundamental understanding of testing methodologies (e.g. Functional, Regression, SIT, P&L, UAT)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It's a Plus if you have:

  • 2+ years of operational experience in a DevOps team
  • Hands-on expertise with Java
  • Experience testing web-based and command-line applications
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery tools
  • Experience in AWS (operation + API), and other cloud infrastructures
  • Experience using Git

*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.


At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.


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