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Product Tester – Software Solutions

by Aug 18, 2022

Ames, IA - Full Time
Job Posting: 8/17/2022          FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt

Supervisory: No                   Team: Software Engineering

Reports to: Dir. of Software Solutions

The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. In 1992, Ag Leader changed the industry by bringing real-time yield data to farmers’ fingertips. Today, more than 30 years later, Ag Leader has become a global team that provides year-round solutions to help farmers plan, plant, apply, and harvest more efficiently and profitably. We are improving the lives of farmers. We are increasing the efficiency of production agriculture around the world. And we aren’t slowing down. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators revolutionizing agriculture.

The Opportunity

To collaborate with and learn from a team of testers to ensure our desktop/mobile/web software products performance meets the high standards our customers expect. After gaining an in-depth knowledge of our products, you will work closely with our engineering teams to verify the functionality and performance of software products prior to public release. From being a tester on a SCRUM team to helping with release regression testing, your work will have a direct impact on the quality of our software products being used by farmers around the world.

The Right Person Will

  • Contribute and thrive in a team environment
  • Have a customer focused mentality
  • Welcome opportunities to solve technical challenges
  • Commit to bringing their best every day

Team Responsibilities

  • Design and execute software tests, manual and automated
  • Perform tests to verify products meet customer expectations and provide a positive user experience
  • Collaborate with other teams/departments to coordinate and execute testing for software product support of hardware products and the data they collect
  • Provide input on additions or enhancements to product functionality
  • Identify testing initiatives that contribute to the future success of our team
  • Be a product technical expert, with the ability to assist in advanced troubleshooting

Qualification & Skills

  • Degree in Agriculture, Information Systems, Computer Science or similar program
  • Experience with or willingness to learn how to script/code automated tests
  • Strong desire for continuous learning
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with or desire to learn about general farming practices in production agriculture
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently solve problems in a fast-paced environment

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