Clear Ballot has revolutionized the Govtech space with a modern voting system designed to deliver speed, accuracy, and transparency to elections. Our products are proven, our customer references are superb, and when we enter a state, our market share quickly exceeds 50%. While our roots are in Boston, we have a diverse team with staff in Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Maryland, and British Columbia.  

We bring a fresh approach to the election industry with professionals of different backgrounds paired with leading election industry veterans who have all joined Clear Ballot to harness technology to advance the future of elections. Our product development teams create high-quality elections software and hardware systems that bring a new level of transparency to the market.  

Are you a technologist with a passion for solving the problems that really matter? Do you believe that our voting systems should embody the highest standards of security, transparency, and quality? If you do, we'd love to hear from you. 

Key Responsibilities 

Clear Ballot is seeking a Senior QA Engineer who will be responsible for the quality of our voting system products, including the ClearVote™ suite of products. In this role, you’ll:  

  • Ensure the quality of our product releases by working with a team of software and hardware developers, product managers, and other QA professionals to understand customer issues, design features, and define test plans.  

  • Work in a cross-functional team to validate quality through executing the product’s test plans and through ad-hoc testing. 

  • Ensure that our certified products meet all federal and state requirements, and that non-certified products meet high standards of both quality and usability.  

  • Validate user guides to ensure conformance to system requirement specifications and applicable regulations.  

  • Communicate bugs, issues, enhancement requests and complaints to the rest of the team, and document them in our issue tracking system. 

Desired Skills and Experience 

Our ideal Senior QA Engineer will have: 

  • Excellent analytical skills and deep understanding of quality assurance best practices gained through 7+ years in hands-on QA roles. 

  • Experience defining, managing, and executing test plans for complex systems. 

  • A passion for finding bugs and tricky edge cases, a problem-solver’s mentality, and a desire to take ownership of the quality of your products.   

  • Solid organizational, analytical and communication skills.  

  • A strong knowledge of software lifecycle processes and methodologies, including Agile methodologies, with emphasis on quality assurance and testing best practices. 

  • Either experience with test automation and load/stress testing, or a drive to learn how to contribute to test automation and load/stress testing. 

  • Demonstrated technical writing skills. Experience writing ISO9000 testing documentation is a plus, as voting system certification is similar to ISO9000 requirements. 

Clear Ballot Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity and dedicated to professional development and advancement. We believe everyone deserves to work in a welcoming, respectful and considerate environment. We live by our values and hire accordingly.  

Are you a hard worker, a self-starter, an optimist, and a collaborator? Most importantly, are you someone who shares our passion to employ technology to improve elections? If so, we want to hear from you.  

Interested? Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@clearballot.com.