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QA Engineer I
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Blue Nile | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Blue Nile is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer I to join our Quality Assurance & Release team. This position offers the opportunity for an entry-level QA Engineer to grow their test and process skills in a highly visible team, working with the latest web technologies. The Quality Assurance group is small and provides a supportive team atmosphere. We work directly with business users, customers, and technology team members to test and release website updates and improvements which ensure our customers have the best experience possible.

This position involves working on all parts of an e-commerce website, including the website and shopping cart, as well as systems supporting fraud prevention, payment processing, merchandising, marketing, inventory management and shipping. With the company's international expansion in Asia and Europe you will get a chance to work with the international and localization teams as we ensure that the user has the same high quality experience regardless of where they are located in the world.

Blue Nile is the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our corporate offices are located in Seattle's vibrant Pioneer Square district, home to the latest wave of internet startups and packed with restaurants and excellent access to transportation and entertainment. Our dress code favors jeans, and our facilities include bike racks, showers, and great access to the waterfront and Myrtle Edwards Park for activities.


* Perform manual and automated testing of Blue Nile systems.
* Analyze requirements and user stories to build test cases.
* Plan, design, and implement tests.
* Respond quickly and professionally to support and customer issues.
* Generate test scripts for function, system, and regression level testing.
* Utilize industry standard tools to document test cases/scripts and report defects.


* Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or other technical field preferred
* Excellent communication skills - skilled at communicating with technical and non-technical groups
* Demonstrated attention to detail and problem solving skills
* Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively across all technology teams.
* Excellent planning and time management skills
* Familiarity with web technologies, object oriented programming and relational databases
* Competent understanding of software development processes and the role of Quality Assurance.

What we offer:

* Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage
* 401(k) with Company Match
* Paid Vacation
* Competitive Salaries
* Transportation Allowance
* Employee Discount
* Employee Referral Bonus
* Fitness Center Discount

About Blue Nile

Blue Nile, Inc., is an online retailer of diamonds and jewelry in the United States. In addition to sales of diamonds, fine jewelry and watches, the Company provides guidance and support to enable customers to more effectively learn about and purchase diamonds as well as classically styled fine jewelry. The Company serves consumers in over 40 countries and territories all over the world and maintains its primary Website at www.bluenile.com. The Company also operates the www.bluenile.co.uk and www.bluenile.ca websites. The Company derives its revenues through its three websites: www.bluenile.com, www.bluenile.ca and www.bluenile.co.uk. (Source: 10-K)