Product Testing (QA) Internship

Philadelphia, USA

About You:

Not important:  How many years you’ve been working, or where you’ve worked before.

Important:

You have a positive mindset and excellent attention to detail.  You are creative, innovative, and team-oriented.  You motivate yourself to perform at an excellent level, and are always thinking of ways to improve.  You thrive in efficient environments and seek to eliminate waste.  You are excited by the prospect of working on a small team, learning new things, and making a difference for companies and non-profits.

About Pivvit:

Pivvit’s SaaS platform is changing e-commerce and business automation.  Compared to other platforms, Pivvit enables customers to increase sales — usually by 40% or more.

Pivvit is led by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.  Prior to being an Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company, our CEO worked as the first employee at Xtime, a Silicon Valley enterprise software company acquired for $300M.  Our CTO coded the real-time dispatch system for Uber and served as their de facto CTO until they grew to 400 employees.  Our advisory board comprises former executives from Google, Yahoo, AOL, early advisors to PayPal, eLance, Google, a former Venture Capitalist, and a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Stanford.

Pivvit is uniquely organized in small cross-functional teams giving our developers direct access to senior leaders and client champions with very little time lost in meetings or administrative red tape.  We use an agile development process that combines Lean operations, Kanban, and Lean Startup methodologies to push code to production daily while avoiding rework.

The Position:

This is a flexible, year-long internship that gives you entry-level experience with an Internet technology startup.  The position located in Bryn Mawr, PA, with the opportunity to work remotely some of the time.  You will need to provide your own laptop.

This is an exciting opportunity at a growing technology startup.  You will work on a team of 2-3 interns to test product features before they are released live to our most important customers.  You will have daily interactions with management and will learn about lean development processes, QA testing tools, development ticketing systems.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with Client Champions (product managers) to understand and test for business requirements
  • Use bug tracking database to re-test fixed bugs, or submit newly discovered issues
  • Test the application via Black Box, Regression, Release, and Negative testing methods
  • Assist in developing and maintaining test cases

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to adapt to and learn new concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Desire to collaborate with others in a team environment
  • Basic knowledge of the Software Development is a plus
  • Ability and desire to troubleshoot and problem solve

To Apply:

Please submit the following online application and either attach your resume as a .pdf or .txt, or include a link to it online.  We will follow up with you regarding interviews.

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