Software Tester

Show that software does what it is supposed to do and doesn't do what it is not supposed to do.

Software Tester

Cambridge, MA

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning and executing manual testing of web-based software
  • Reporting the results to the developers and client management (through issue trackers, in meetings, and in written reports)
  • Possibly assisting clients with their own testing, in triaging bugs or guiding them in UAT, for example
  • Coordinating with testers in our U.S. office and with Xceptance colleagues in Germany on larger projects; managing smaller projects independently

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent (Computer Science or related field not required)
  • 2+ years of related professional experience in software testing
  • Knowledge of test methods, tools, and processes; familiarity with issue trackers
  • Knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript a plus
  • Familiarity with test automation tools for web applications, such as XLT, Selenium, WebDriver or WATIR a plus

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Creative thinker interested in identifying effective approaches to testing
  • Excellent analytical skills and innovative problem-solving abilities
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced project culture
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail; ability to do thorough, accurate work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Flexibility to work effectively as a member of cross-cultural, geographically distributed teams

Application Information


Please apply by email at and provide the requested information. We generally arrange a short phone interview as the first step of the application process.


We want to learn as much as possible about you, so please provide the following material with your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Why you would be a good addition to our team
  • Possible start date and desired salary

We look forward to
welcoming you at Xceptance!