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QA Engineer (Contractor) - VisitorsCoverage Inc.

VisitorsCoverage Inc.



Santa Clara, United States

Come join VisitorsCoverage, one of Silicon Valley's most successful InsurTech companies, certified as a Great Place to Work®! We are looking for an experienced, full-time QA Engineer to join our Engineering team.

What We Do:

VisitorsCoverage is an Insurtech company, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, revolutionizing the way travelers search, compare, purchase, and manage their travel insurance. Imagine a place where buying travel insurance is as easy as ordering an item from your favorite online retailer. You know exactly what the benefits are and what each word on the coverage document means, and you are able to zip through the checkout process. We are obsessed with simplifying Travel Insurance! We wake up everyday thinking of new ways to meet the same expectations that users have from their online retailers and delivery or streaming services. We are a team of people who counter the thought that insurance is boring and love the challenge of delighting our users at every step of their decision-making process.

If this sounds like the perfect role and workplace for you, we encourage you to apply for this position! VisitorsCoverage is on a mission to hire only the best, and we are committed to providing exceptional employee experiences with meaningful work and true work/life balance.


This is a hybrid position. Candidate must be able to commute to the Santa Clara office 4 days a week.


This is a contract position. Rate is $50-60 per hour, based on experience.


6-12 months (with potential to extend the contract).


  • Candidates must have work authorization in the US
  • 1099 or C2C 
  • OPT Candidates



  • Perform software test activities in support of system development efforts and working within an Agile Software Development Methodology.
  • Be responsible for running manual tests in preparation for sprint releases.
  • Build and improve test automation suite.
  • Add tests to our Automation suite using Selenium and Cypress.
  • Estimate, prioritize, and execute testing activities.
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • Perform Adhoc testing in all aspects of the application.
  • Use Assembla for task tracking, reporting bugs, standups etc.
  • Use slack channel for communication and alert team for any immediate issue resolution.
  • Attend all required Team meetings and collaborate with the onsite team for Sprint related activities.
  • Run automation scripts and validate the results.

Required Skills:

Non-technical skills

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to dig deep and understand the overall testing strategy.
  • Strong communication skills with a proactive attitude.
  • Should be creative and also possess good time management.
  • Should be flexible and able to adapt and adjust to the changes in the sprint cycle.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks independently.
  • Self-managing, requiring minimal supervision and quick to pick up new skills.

Technical skills

  • Cypress, Selenium.
  • TDD and Test Automation.
  • Knowledge of Cucumber or equivalent BDD test framework a plus.
  • Web-Based Testing Applications.
  • Mobile Application Testing.
  • API testing using Postman or similar tools.
  • Ability to use browser debug tools..
  • Cross-Browser Testing.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of any one Test Management Tool
  • Basic knowledge of Software  Automation and ability to run automation scripts.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Overall 3-5 years of experience in designing and executing test cases on web based & mobile applications. Ecommerce or insurance related experience is a big plus.
  • Must have strong QA fundamentals with experience in functional testing, regression testing and exploratory testing.
  • Experience working in a Scrum Agile Environment.
  • Good Knowledge and experience  in Software Testing Automation.