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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Java)

Hypergiant Sensory Sciences

Hypergiant Sensory Sciences

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023
Please note: This is a remote (USA or South America) 1099 contract position (note: we do not hire C2C candidates)

Who we are: At Hypergiant, our work is driven by individuals pushing the boundaries and always professionally challenging our clients to think differently. We’re seeking individuals who are both analytical & creative and can help us fuel our motto: Tomorrowing Today. We’re based in Texas and have a strong track record of working with some of the biggest brands around the world in industries spanning retail, oil & gas, energy, aviation, healthcare, and more. We provide large enterprises with cutting-edge advice, bespoke technology solutions, and deployment expertise needed to harness the value of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Our goal is to work with forward-thinking organizations and help them understand how Artificial Intelligence will affect their business and industry.

We’re looking for a skilled Senior Software Developer with a Java background to help build a set of manual regression tests for microservices using Postman or similar tools for our client’s content pipeline for the audio streaming software platform. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work independently and within a team environment.


  • Design, develop, and maintain manual regression test suites for microservices, ensuring comprehensive coverage of functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Implement an automation testing framework to automate API testing using tools such as RestAssured
  • Participate in code reviews, ensuring code quality, performance, and adherence to best practices.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to microservices automation, identifying root causes and implementing necessary fixes.
  • Continuously monitor the health and performance of automated tests, making necessary adjustments to optimize efficiency and reliability.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, emerging technologies, microservices, automation, and backend development trends.
  • Collaborate with DevOps and infrastructure teams to integrate automated tests into the continuous integration and deployment pipeline.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • 5+ years experience as a Backend tester focusing on microservices testing and automation.
  • Strong proficiency in Java and extensive experience with Rest Assured for API testing.
  • Solid understanding of microservices architecture principles, RESTful APIs, and related technologies.
  • Proficiency in using version control systems like Git for collaborative development.
  • Solid knowledge of software development best practices, design patterns, and code quality standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly grasp complex concepts and troubleshoot issues.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.


  • Experience with cloud-based technologies and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and automated deployment processes.

Hypergiant Industries is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We offer a fun, flexible work environment and company-sponsored activities and commit to providing each employee with job satisfaction by addressing core needs. Learn more at