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About Measures for Justice
Measures for Justice is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to developing tools and services that help communities, including the institutions that serve them, reshape how the criminal justice system works. Since 2011, we have been collecting, standardizing, and publishing criminal justice data to increase transparency, accessibility, and accountability. We’re leading a movement to change the future of criminal justice.
As a Data Test Engineer II/III at Measures for Justice, you will partner closely with a cross-functional Scrum team to ensure the quality of our data pipelines, ETL processes, and databases. You will craft test strategies, execute cases, and communicate gaps to enhance software functionality and provide high-quality data for external partners using our Commons product. Depending upon your experience, you may also contribute to the continued scaling and growth of our QA team by mentoring junior team members. Through your expertise, Measures for Justice will continue to provide access to high-quality criminal justice data to help communities reshape the criminal justice system.
Collaborate closely with a designated Scrum team to ensure data quality and process adherence
Perform day-to-day testing activities, maintain strong communication with development teams
Understand requirements and make recommendations for testing strategies
Identify and fill gaps for testing needs and requirements
Depending upon your experience, provide guidance to junior team members, reviewing their work and offering coaching as necessary
Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging by modeling inclusive behaviors and proactively managing bias
Strong background in quality assurance and/or test engineering
Skilled in testing data pipelines, ETL processes, and databases
Experience working with data engineering teams
Proven experience designing and building automated test suites
Proficiency with 1 programming language
Strong communication, listening, and collaboration skills
Proven experience with independent work, self-direction, and prioritization
Experience providing high-quality coaching and mentoring to junior-level test engineers
Proven track record of leadership and accomplishments within test engineering industry
Experience testing code written in SPSS and/or R
Background working with data analysts and/or data scientists
If you do not have the skills/experience mentioned in the bonus points section, we still encourage you to apply!
Meaningful work that contributes to positive social change
Collaborative and inclusive work environment fostering growth and work-life balance
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Generous paid time off, including 20 days vacation, 10 sick days, 15 paid holidays (including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day!), and 2 days of community service
Reduced hours on summer Fridays
Paid parental leave
401k matching up to 3% of annual salary
Professional development opportunities via Bravely, Coursera, and more
Flexible work arrangements, including remote and hybrid work, for eligible positions
Full technology package including computer, monitors, bluetooth devices, and more
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Measures for Justice is committed to fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in our workplace. We strive to create a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds by eradicating barriers to access and opportunity. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Measures for Justice provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Background checks will be conducted for candidates who receive an offer of employment and employment will be contingent on the evaluation of any information received consistent with applicable laws. Follow-up background checks will be conducted on employees after each five years of employment.