Virtual Reality QA Tester - USA, Remote

SimX
OUR COMPANY
SimX is a fast-growing startup bringing virtual and augmented reality to medical simulation training. Our product is the first comprehensive professional-grade VR medical simulation system, and it is used by our customers to train physicians, nurses, paramedics and other allied health professionals. Since our product has become generally available, demand has exploded and we're in need of new team members to move our product forward.

Our company has an ambitious and high-impact purpose: to transform the way healthcare professionals are trained in order to take a dent out of the more than 400,000 people who die every year from preventable medical errors. We're a dynamic team that includes a wide set of medical professionals, artists, designers, scientists, engineers, and many others, all of whom have dedicated their time to achieving our mission. We are looking for new team members who are excited about our mission and have the drive to thrive in the startup environment. 

THE JOB
As a Virtual Reality QA Tester, you will be testing medical education scenarios that run on our multiplayer, first-person VR platform. This is a fast-paced role that works directly with our Scenario Production and Engineering Teams. You will be primarily responsible for testing our training scenarios as they progress through the development pipeline, and investigating and reporting bugs in a clear, actionable manner. Other responsibilities include testing the product on a range of supported hardware including VR headsets and computers, creating test plans, and identifying areas for QA improvement.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Test scenarios, tools, and features to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Test product on range of supported hardware (computers and VR headsets)
  • Investigate and report software bugs, including reporting newly discovered issues and verifying bug fixes
  • Write clear and concise bugs with reproduction steps and media documentation
  • Write test plans off specifications (Step 3, tool specs in Confluence, etc.) 
  • Write QA process documentation using technical writing style
  • Maintain, improve, and expand QA tools
  • Help maintain QA knowledge databases and best practices
  • Collaborate with Scenario Production and Engineering teams to create test plans
  • Work with the management team to develop and execute new test strategies and frameworks
  • Complete various tasks for QA projects as assigned 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • 1 year of professional QA testing experience
  • Familiarity with VR platforms, such as the Oculus Quest,  HTC Vive, Valve Index, etc. 
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced and deadline-focused environment
  • Willing to work on a flexible schedule when necessary
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized problem-solver who has the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and get the job done
  • Superior level of independence and efficiency
  • Strong deductive reasoning skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Permanent residence in the United States
  • US DOD TS/SCI security clearance eligibility
  • Must be able to stand / move around for long periods of time
  • Must be comfortable wearing a VR headset for extended periods of time

This is a full-time, remote position. Candidates must live within the United States, and will be required to work during Pacific Standard Time business hours. In addition, candidates will also be expected to attend major simulation conferences and/or in-person closing meetings potentially as frequently as monthly.

PREFERRED SKILLS
Note: these are not required to be a successful applicant, but we'd love it if you have one or two! Please also feel free to let us know if you have skills not listed here that you think would make you a great fit for our company.

  • Experience with a VR product that has been deployed to customers
  • Experience with a programming language
  • Experience writing test cases
  • Familiarity with Asana, Jira, or similar task tracking tools
  • Prior experience within the healthcare industry
  • Working knowledge of Unity 3D

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
  • Target salary range: $50,000-65,000 annually; commensurate with experience
  • Remote work environment
  • SimX covers 99% of employee premiums and 50% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Company laptop, home office credit, and internet reimbursement
  • Stock Options
  • Unlimited PTO

APPLICATION PROCESS
  • Application Screening
  • Initial Phone Screen with the Recruiter
  • Interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Final Interview the CEO
  • Offer Package

SimX is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to have a workforce that represents the full diversity of the health professionals that we aim to train and the patients whose care we want to improve. Our employment decisions will be based solely on the merit and qualifications of applicants without discrimination, including discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. SimX is committed to making reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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