Quality Assurance Engineer

Sphere (Santa Ana California or Westminster, CO), an established company, is looking to immediately hire a “Quality Assurance Engineer” for full-time, in-house employment. Sphere develops and maintains technology-oriented, merchant service solutions in the payment card industry.

About the Company

Sphere, powered by TrustCommerce, is a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments, security software, payments gateway and merchant acquiring products and services. Sphere serves a variety of companies from large, complex enterprises to small local businesses across a range of end-markets, including healthcare, restaurant, retail, parking, education, transportation, and insurance. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced environment where we are dedicated to helping our employees succeed, as well as offer a generous benefits package including a no-waiting-period health insurance program.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the QA Manager, The QA Engineer (QAE) is responsible for designing/implementing appropriate test plans for Sphere products. Additional responsibilities of a QAE may include, but are not limited to the following:

Creating and executing test plans and test cases, automating test cases, and contributing to regression test suites. The QAE works closely with other test engineers to support the delivery of previously released and newly developed software, and to ensure Sphere products meet and exceed marketing requirements, technical specifications, and customer expectations.


  • Follow prescribed software quality policies and practices to perform testing of assigned Sphere software
  • Create, review and interpret test plans to ensure completeness of product testing
  • Participate in test strategy definition and recommend implementation improvements in testing methodology
  • Identify, document and manage software defects from discovery through verification
  • Participate in meetings, research defect root cause analysis and reporting as needed
  • Participate in manual testing – functional and regression


  • 5+ years of professional software testing experience
  • 5+ years of experience in creating, managing, implementing Test Plans and Test Cases
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server with ability to write complex queries
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Test Suite.
  • Must exhibit excellent organization, time management, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Must exhibit good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience in working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Knowledge of e-commerce and the payment industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Candidate must

  • Exemplify Integrity, Professionalism, and Excellence
  • Be Dedicated, Reliable, Details Oriented, and Solutions Oriented
  • Be a Self-Reliant, Self-Starting, Go-Getter
  • Thrive in Fast-Paced, Dynamic, Team Environments

Note: Successful applicants must submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen