QA Engineer

Posted: Dec 12, 2017 Job Type: Full Time Location: Costa Rica

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a leading, open source content and customer experience management platform for companies that want innovation and performance driving their websites and other content-driven applications. Extensible and massively scalable, both small and large organizations can rapidly deliver personalized and engaging content across browsers, mobile devices, channels, second screens and endpoints -- all from a single system.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately owned US company with offices in Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts and San Jose, Costa Rica. With a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community, dotCMS has generated more than a half-million downloads and thousands of implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable dotCMS customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, DirecTV, Thomson Reuters, China Mobile, Aon, and DriveTest Ontario.

We are a growing open source software company looking for a detail-oriented technical person to perform quality assurance on versions of our java web application before release. This position requires excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Applicants are asked to submit a sample bug report along with their resume and cover letter. The piece should demonstrate writing and logical reasoning skills. If you have previous QA testing experience, please submit a related work product.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understand java web applications
  • Understand web interactivity
  • Coordinate with Development team
  • Develop test plans
  • Verify that anticipated features for upcoming releases are working as expected
  • Test the software for bugs
  • Contribute to online documentation


  • College or College Level Degree
  • Experience building/testing web applications
  • Experience building/testing User Interfaces
  • High level of experience using/testing web applications
  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with software development process

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Integration, Unit, and/or Stress Testing
  • HTML
  • Java
  • Java Script
  • SQL
  • Linux command Line
  • Technical writing/documentation experience

This is a full time position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits packages.  To apply send a resume, cover letter, and samples to:

About our dotcms, Inc.
dotcms, Inc. is a 12 year old open source software company headquartered in Miami, FL. We are always looking for talented, experienced and dedicated employees.