Senior Software QA Engineer

Santa Clara, California

Who We Are:


Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. The company’s flagship product combines advanced heuristic threat detection with signatureless technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs. More than 10,000 businesses worldwide use, trust, and recommend Malwarebytes. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia, and a global team of threat researchers and security experts.

We’ve created a fantastic culture that our employees love and were recently named in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine’s “Great Place to Work” list.  We’re growing fast and are looking for some great people to join us.



Who We Need:


  • Individual with strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Cloud based Enterprise Solutions
  • Working Knowledge of various Endpoint Security Products
  • End to end test automation experience in a continuous integration Agile environment
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, cross-geography engineering environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven track record of working independently and leading group of engineers to execute project testing needs successfully
  • Motivated individual who has a knack for breaking software and finding “good” bugs



What You’ll Do:


  • Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with the team to deliver quality software iteratively
  • Convert requirements into test cases and help define use case scenarios based on product and domain knowledge
  • Find defects according to test case execution steps. Provide specific steps to reproduce reported problems
  • Work with developers to debug and identify defect root cause
  • Independently perform the testing effort for a component of the product
  • Plan and scope the test strategy for a small feature or component of a feature
  • Simulate customer environments and work with Customer Facing Teams to perform escalation root cause analysis and convert them to test cases
  • Design and implement automated testing for product components



Skills You’ll Need to Have:


  • Strong background in programming languages such as C#, C++, Java, Python, javascript
  • Browser Automation Tools such as Selenium and REST API testing
  • Proven testing experience of software applications on Windows Desktops and Servers
  • Hands on software testing experience on Linux or Mac Operating systems
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies, best practices and terminology
  • Excellent communication and cross team collaboration skills
  • 3 years of software industry experience with hands-on QA experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline



What We Offer:


  • An opportunity to do something great for yourself and the world
  • A great work environment that supports growth and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Open time off policy
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and some unhealthy) drinks, snacks, fruit and lunch options
  • A company that enjoys having fun; holiday and summer parties, sporting events and lots of other great stuff

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