FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Quality Assurance Intern



Quality Assurance
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

The Junior Quality Assurance (JQA) Engineer evaluates and tests new and modified business software. They test software applications according to business and technical requirements. The JQA Engineer ensures that quality, defect-free business applications are maintained efficiently. In addition, they verify, reproduce, report and track defects. The JQA Engineer participates in all phases of testing - including planning, development and revision of project plans and scope.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Tests software applications according to business and technical requirements
  • Maintains and prepares software test scripts
  • Participates in software requirements gathering sessions
  • Isolates, replicates and reports defects to the team
  • Maintains defects tracking

Ideal Skills, Experience and Competencies:

  • Willingness to learn defect tracking tools
  • Willingness to learn about database management tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Ability to adapt, approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
  • Ability to anticipate and adopt innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

Required Education & Certifications:

  • Pursuing a B.A./B.S. degree in relevant discipline; or equivalent work experience
  • ISTQB Certification


  • This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Qualified candidates can expect an hourly rate beginning at $20/hour or more depending on experience

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.