Associate Software Developer in Testing / QA

Columbus, Ohio, United States


Workstate, a growing Columbus consultancy seeks software developers with 2+ years of general experience with some of that in applying their skills to automated testing in Ruby / Cucumber. Do you see yourself as a developer who happens to be working in testing? Do you see your ideal environment as a partnership between yourself, application developers, and business stakeholders, all working together to ensure the work delivered meets measurable goals? Do you find adversarial tester/developer relationships to be for the birds? Then you'll do well here.

You should be comfortable with programming in general, particularly in Ruby, and be experienced with Ruby/Cucumber. Ideally you will have experience in an iterative or agile environment.

You will work in a close-knit team based environment that promotes quality, personal development, and work-life balance above short-term profit. This is aided by a clear path for advancement that results in low turn-over for greater continuity.

This position is with our Columbus, OH office. We are located across from the North Market and close to Short North and Downtown / Arena District lunch and entertainment options. We have a team lunch every Friday where we share what we've been working on throughout the week and discuss new technology, tools and techniques that excite us.

This position is only available to US residents based in the continental US who are eligible to work for any employer without need for visa sponsorship or transfer now or in the future.


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General Attributes


Workstate is a technology consultancy with offices in Columbus OH, Pittsburgh PA, Los Angeles CA, Oakland CA and Seattle WA. We specialize in Website Design and Development, Application Development, Mobile Development, and Data Migrations.

Our clients range from growing medium-sized companies listed on Fast Company’s “Fast 50” to large corporations in the Fortune 500. Banks, telecoms, energy, education, non-profits, our clients and projects are diverse and interesting.

We are focused on long-term success over short term gain. This informs our strategy in selecting and servicing clients as well as team members. We are highly selective because we are committed for the long haul.

Our benefits package for salaried associates includes health, vision and dental insurance, 20 days of paid vacation per year, and a retirement investment plan. We also have a fridge stocked with soft drinks and plenty of coffee to go around.

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