QA Analyst (All Gender)

About us

ZAGENO was founded in 2015, ZAGENO is eliminating bottlenecks to breakthrough science and research through curated connections linking scientists and their institutions’ procurement offices with leading life science vendors. World-renowned academic and government research facilities, global pharmaceutical companies, and biotechs large and small are already users of our unique online biotech marketplace, currently comprising more than three million products.

What do we do?

  1. We help scientists choose the optimal laboratory kits and materials for each unique experiment setup.
  2. We make purchasing transactions more efficient for both buyers and sellers.
  3. For our vendor partners, we provide a valuable, expanded sales channel.
Our growing ZAGENO team of 60 in Cambridge, USA, and Berlin, Germany, includes experts in science, e-commerce, systems integration, and customer support to enable smarter, faster processes — allowing more time and resources for value-added science and better research results. Find out more on

About the Role

We are looking for a QA Analyst to assess software quality through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and issues, both during the development process as well as in the ‘live’ web applications.

In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. 
A good technical background and/or knowledge base will stand you in good stead. 
Please note that this does not necessarily mean background in programming, but rather a natural inclination towards technology in general.

Ultimately, you will ensure that our platform, features, and systems work correctly and efficiently, ensuring a delightful user experience for our customers and staff.

  • Achieving a well-versed knowledge of the platform from end to end.
  • Collaborating with QA Engineers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Executing test cases and analyzing results
  • Reviewal, documentation and enhancement of testing processes
  • Evaluating development work in progress according to specifications
  • Monitoring various communication channels to identify possible bugs being experienced by users or staff
  • Reporting bugs and errors to development teams
  • Helping to  troubleshoot issues
  • Conducting regression testing to ensure bug-free releases
  • Working with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Timeously writing test-cases for newly developed features and/or changes to the platform

About You

  • Experience in or understanding of QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • And finally, where is Waldo?

Our Benefits

  • Working for a mission-driven business with a meaningful challenge making a positive impact on the scientific community
  •  A clear growth perspective
  • A professional and dynamic team with a global vision and mindset
  • An exciting, international working environment (we have 45 nationalities!)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Hybrid Working model - you can work from home and from the office
  • A learning and development budget to enable your ambitions to grow 
  • Commuting and Fitness Benefits
  • A budget to improve your home office environment
  • US: competitive Health benefits - medical, dental, and vision, 401K with company match & 4 weeks of vacation annually