Quality Assurance Engineer - Irvine, CA


Irvine, CA

Illuminate Education is a market-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) student assessment and reporting platform used by K-12 administrators and educators to measure, analyze, and subsequently improve classroom and school-wide learning.


  • Develop test strategies/plans, test cases and test scripts for client/server systems based upon business requirements and processes, in line with defined work-flows and use cases.
  • Join SCRUM team and keep good collaboration with Dev, PO, manager and other team members to complete tasks in good deliverables.

  • Perform Functional, System and Regression testing.

  • Participates in formal reviews of business requirements and application designs.

  • Assist in the development of change control processes, practices, and guidelines for new and existing technologies.

  • Communicate test progress, test results, resource plans, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.

  • Analyze formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws.


  • 3+ years of in-depth QA Analyst experience.

  • Creates SQL queries to set up test data and maintains technical understanding of all interface points of core business/systems and processes.

  • Advanced software testing background through extended quality assurance experience.

  • Full project life cycle experience.

  • Demonstrated expertise in all technologies relevant to responsibilities, including communications, environments, operating systems and databases.

  • Solid understanding of agile software process including analysis, design, coding, system integration, and user acceptance testing, problem resolution and planning.

  • Ability to lead manual and/or small automated test projects using available test frameworks and tools.

  • Excellent prioritization, time management/multi-tasking skills.

  • Flexibility and adaptable to changing environments.

Additional Information


We’re all Illuminators, and we’re all trying to change the world. We strive to be collaborative, team-oriented, and humble, with a focus on building and growing teams. Our culture is important, and we only want to work with kind, thoughtful, passionate people. A prerequisite to working here is the ability to laugh at yourself and others (when appropriate). We’re goal-oriented and fast-paced, but value a healthy work/life balance. But enough about us… We can’t wait to hear about you!