Junior QA Engineer – Full Time, New York, NY

Ghostery, a recognized leader in online privacy, is looking for an up-and-coming QA Engineer to help us develop and conduct manual and automated tests on our product suite. You’ll be working closely with our Product and Engineering teams to ensure functional requirements are being met and that developed code is fit for production deployment. You will also be responsible for the development and implementation of test automation to drive regression for each of our products. Applicants must be excited to contribute to a highly visible open-source project, and should have a strong desire to make web browsing a safer experience for all.


  • Collaborate closely with product managers, UX designers, and software engineers across multiple Scrum teams
  • Define and maintain a test strategy for all Ghostery infrastructure and consumer-facing products
  • Write and execute test cases (manual and automated), including Functional and Regression tests
  • Drive company wide testing procedures in Unit Testing, UI/UX Testing and Integration Testing
  • Increase test automation by researching and implementing new tools
  • Track overall progress and provide regular status updates
  • Investigate, diagnose, reproduce and report product defects to the product development team
  • Troubleshoot a variety of technical issues reported by Ghostery users

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in manual testing
  • 1-2 years experience in tooling or QA automation
  • Experience developing and executing automated test suites using Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium or comparable technologies
  • Experience in the development and execution of Test Plans and Scenarios
  • Working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD & BDD
  • Experience with testing complex GUIs, APIs, and platforms
  • Experience with modern Web Browsers and Operating Systems (OSX, Windows, Linux)
  • Excellent research, problem solving, and troubleshooting ability
  • Experience shipping products for a B2C tech company
  • Excellent communication and team building skills
  • Experience using tools such as Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Invision, or similar software

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with browser extensions, mobile and desktop software applications
  • Previous history working on large-scale B2C projects (>10 million users)
  • Experience with software development frameworks including Go, Java, JavaScript and SQL
  • Experience working in Scrum or other Agile frameworks
  • Prior experience working in / with ad-tech

Next Steps:

  • If you are interested, please email your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@ghostery.com.

About Ghostery

Ghostery is one of the most recognizable and popular brands in the privacy space, with a wildly successful browser extension and mobile browsers that are relied upon by millions of people around the world. We aim to provide a cleaner, faster, and safer browsing experience for our users by detecting and blocking tracking technologies on websites. Ghostery is a subsidiary of Cliqz GmbH, a privacy leader and innovator determined to deliver a more private internet, with a focus on putting user needs first.

Ghostery is headquartered in New York City, with a small, but dedicated team operating much like an independent startup. Our engineers are language agnostic with the ability to seamlessly jump between various points in our tech stack, and our team implements a user-driven, evidenced-based product development process that uses a lean Agile framework to quickly test and build new features. We’re looking for passionate and talented candidates who are willing to learn and grow with us, as we rapidly expand the Ghostery brand and team.


  • 30 vacation days per year
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare
  • 401(k) plus employer match
  • Professional development allowance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Commuter benefits
  • Team lunches and happy hours
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Flexible/remote-work policy

Ghostery is an equal opportunity employer.

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