Quality Assurance Intern

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OrganizationCenter for Open Science
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineNovember 15, 2017
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeCommensurate with Experience and Education
Phone(724) 989-6834



Contribute to quality control, assurance and testing in support of exclusively free, open source software for open science. The Center for Open Science (COS) is a funded non-profit startup seeking candidates to join the team to expand our current software QA and testing efforts. The team is mission-driven and passionate about science. The focal point for this position is the Center for Open Science’s flagship platform, Open Science Framework. We are currently seeking part-time intern applicants, available 10-40 hours weekly onsite.


Job Duties


  • Performing manual and automated testing to ensure that only high-quality software is released
  • Investigating, documenting, and reporting issues discovered while testing
  • Developing acceptance criteria and comprehensive testing plans
  • Giving active feedback to software engineering and product teams
  • Developing and maintaining processes within the QA team
  • Prioritization, exercising sound judgement and decision making
  • Establishing and meeting timelines and milestones

Skills Required


Additional Info


The ideal candidate is inquisitive, analytical and self-motivated.

Experience in software QA or educational background in either computer science, engineering, or the sciences is highly desirable.

Core Technologies

Familiarity with Selenium WebDriver, Python, JSON, Javascript, HTML/CSS or other coding experience is a plus, but not required.


COS has prime office space downtown and caters two staff lunches per week. We have 27” monitors, an open workspace with floor-to-ceiling windows (private offices are not assigned, but used as-needed), a stocked kitchen, and white-board walls.


The Center for Open Science is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in science and technology industries. Please submit a resume via our job portal.

For any questions regarding this role, the hiring process, or virtually anything else, you can reach us at jobs@cos.io.


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