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Precision Exams and YouScience have joined forces! Uncover natural talent and validate skills and knowledge – all in one place. Welcome to our new home!

Our goal is to provide opportunity for all, right now.   

YouScience was created to help answer some of life’s biggest questions: “Why am I learning this?” and “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

From the initial conception as an innovative aptitude and career discovery tool to our recent merger with Precision Exams to incorporate industry-recognized certifications, we’ve revolutionized the way students, educators, and employers view talent and possibility.

We instill hope, purpose, and direction by connecting natural talent, skills, and knowledge with in-demand education pathways and careers. Join us to help find the makers, doers, artists, and thinkers who will help solve the problems of tomorrow.

If this sounds interesting, we should talk

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Experienced QA Analyst / Technical Business Analyst

American Fork, Utah / Remote

 

About YouScience

YouScience is a rapidly growing SaaS business focused on solutions in the education and workforce development sectors with nearly a million users in 7k+ schools globally. With locations in American Fork, UT, and Nashville, TN, we combine revolutionary aptitude-based career guidance with industry-recognized certifications that empower students to uncover their natural talent, validate their skills and knowledge, and pursue their best-fit educational pathways and careers.

Our platform uses real measures of aptitudes via psychometrically valid “brain games” to determine a user’s unique set of natural abilities. When combined with interests, the results yield very accurate career recommendations and deep personal insights. Our industry-recognized Career and Technical Education (CTE) certifications help students validate the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom and match them to employment opportunities and continuing education. Taken together, our suite of products expands students’ vision of opportunity and equips educators to better guide students in their educational and career decisions.

Job Description

We are looking for an innovative and experienced Quality Assurance Analyst / Technical Business Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will be focused on two related yet separate functions.

Quality Assurance Analyst

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for developing and executing test plans for company projects. The successful candidate will work closely with various departments to perform and validate test cases based on quality. You will be responsible for ensuring that the product meets the minimum quality standards, is fully functional and user-friendly.

YouScience is a rapidly growing SaaS business focused on solutions in the education and workforce development sectors with nearly a million users in 7k+ schools globally. With locations in American Fork, UT, and Nashville, TN, we combine revolutionary aptitude-based career guidance with industry-recognized certifications that empower students to uncover their natural talent, validate their skills and knowledge, and pursue their best-fit educational pathways and careers.

Our platform uses real measures of aptitudes via psychometrically valid “brain games” to determine a user’s unique set of natural abilities. When combined with interests, the results yield very accurate career recommendations and deep personal insights. Our industry-recognized Career and Technical Education (CTE) certifications help students validate the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom and match them to employment opportunities and continuing education. Taken together, our suite of products expands students’ vision of opportunity and equips educators to better guide students in their educational and career decisions.

 

Job Description

We are looking for an innovative and experienced Quality Assurance Analyst / Technical Business Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will be focused on two related yet separate functions.

 

Quality Assurance Analyst

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for developing and executing test plans for company projects. The successful candidate will work closely with various departments to perform and validate test cases based on quality. You will be responsible for ensuring that the product meets the minimum quality standards, is fully functional and user-friendly.

To be successful as a Quality Analyst, you should demonstrate strong attention to detail and have analytical and problem-solving abilities. The ideal candidate must be able to interpret and implement quality assurance standards and provide accurate and comprehensive feedback to colleagues. It is

essential that the candidate have excellent documentation and communication skills. You will be working as an integral part of one or more agile development teams.

 

Technical Business Analyst

The Technical Business Analyst serves as an interface between Customer Support and Engineering. The successful candidate will work directly with Customer Support representatives to validate customer error reports, assess potential failure points, and compose well documented, actionable tickets for engineering. Candidates must gain an in-depth knowledge of both customer facing interfaces and features and the backend processes and application workflows.

To be successful as a Technical Business Analyst, you should demonstrate strong attention to detail and have analytical and problem-solving abilities. The candidate must understand database structures and relationships and must be able to write and execute SQL queries. You should also be proficient in documenting process, procedures, and workflows to empower Customer Support representatives and build our internal knowledgebase.

 

What You Should Have

  • 3+ Years of QA Analyst / Technical Business Analyst experience in a SaaS business
  • Experience in quality inspection, auditing, and testing
  • Experience in understanding database structures and relationships
  • Proficiency in writing and executing SQL queries.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of QA databases and applications
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail

What We Hope You Have

  • 5+ Years of QA Analyst / Technical Business Analyst experience in a SaaS business
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field or commensurate professional training and experience
  • Experience working with JIRA and Confluence work management tools
  • The desire to engage with stakeholders across the company to drive continuous improvement of our product line

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure that all objectives are met
  • Document test criteria in Jira and Confluence work management tools as part of an agile process
  • Identify and remedy defects within the production process
  • Recommend, implement, and monitor preventative and corrective actions to ensure that quality assurance standards are achieved
  • Compile and analyze statistical data
  • Performing detailed requirements analysis
  • Ensure that user expectations are met during the testing process
  • Draft quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Investigate customer complaints and product issues
  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements
  • Ensure customer error reports are validated, well documented, and actionable before being sent to engineering

 

Benefits

  • Mission oriented, collaborative culture
  • Impact the lives of millions of American students
  • Flexibility to work in American Fork, UT or remote
  • Ongoing support for continuing education and career development Opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the industry’s most passionate innovators
  • Great medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 15 days paid time off (PTO) per year
  • 18+ paid holidays per year
  • Partial internet and cell phone reimbursement
  • Community service opportunities
  • Salary $65-80,000, depending on experience

Send Resumes to: tyler.park@youscience.com

Experienced Software Engineer

American Fork, Utah / Remote

About YouScience

YouScience is a rapidly growing SaaS business focused on solutions in the education and workforce development sectors with nearly a million users in 7k+ schools globally. With locations in American Fork, UT, and Nashville, TN, we combine revolutionary aptitude-based career guidance with industry-recognized certifications that empower students to uncover their natural talent, validate their skills and knowledge, and pursue their best-fit educational pathways and careers.

Our platform uses real measures of aptitudes via psychometrically valid “brain games” to determine a user’s unique set of natural abilities. When combined with interests, the results yield very accurate career recommendations and deep personal insights. Our industry-recognized Career and Technical Education (CTE) certifications help students validate the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom and match them to employment opportunities and continuing education. Taken together, our suite of products expands students’ vision of opportunity and equips educators to better guide students in their educational and career decisions.

 

Job Description

Our frontend stack is Phoenix LiveView / React with our back end in Elixir / Rails and PostgreSQL. We are looking for self-motivated people who are creative problem solvers that learn quickly and can thrive in an exciting and fast-paced environment with little guidance.

We care about your personal growth and career progression. We try to assign projects that will help each team member develop into a more well-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future. Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. We are a good mix of engineers creating the perfect environment for you to both mentor and be mentored. We all enjoy helping each other grow through mentoring and thorough kind and supportive code reviews. YouScience is an awesome place to grow and level-up in your software engineering skills and pick up some excellent technical skills that will help you stand out amongst other software professionals.

 

What You Should Have

  • 3-4+ years in a professional software development environment;
  • 2-3+ years of coding experience with at least one modern language such as Elixir, C#, Go or Java including some function-oriented design;
  • 1-2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems; Strong ownership and drive to launch new features in the market.
  • 3-4+ years working as a full stack engineer in a hyper growth SaaS company;
  • The passion to mentor your peers and be a problem solver;
  • Strong experience with algorithms, data structures and code;
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance;
  • Experience with web infrastructure and distributed systems;
  • Frontend, backend, machine learning, or full-stack experience;
  • Evidence of exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application (e.g., well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms);
  • Experience with end-to-end encrypted communications and/or blockchain/ distributed ledger/ hyper ledger technologies is highly desirable since the team will be creating solutions in these areas.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop the APIs, web applications and microservices that power the YouScience integration platform;
  • Develop, debug, test and support Phoenix / Elixir web services;
  • Develop effective business intelligence strategies and analytics solutions;
  • Leverage technologies like Docker, Postgres to build scalable and maintainable applications;
  • Participate in product workshops to help determine new features and initiatives.

 

Benefits

  • Mission oriented, collaborative culture
  • Impact the lives of millions of American students
  • Flexibility to work in American Fork, UT or remote
  • Ongoing support for continuing education and career development Opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the industry’s most passionate innovators
  • Great medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 15 days paid time off (PTO) per year
  • 18+ paid holidays per year
  • Partial internet and cell phone reimbursement
  • Community service opportunities
  • Pay range, depending on experience

 

Please send resumes to: matt.walstad@youscience.com