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Location: Remote*

*Only candidates living in NY will be considered.

Hours: Full-Time

Salary: $101,116


To be considered for the role, candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.


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.


Role Overview

As a Data Test Engineer II 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. 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. 


Key Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging by modeling inclusive behaviors and proactively managing bias


Your Experience

  • Strong background in quality assurance and/or test engineering  

  • Skilled in testing data pipelines, ETL processes, and databases

  • Proven experience designing and building automated test suites

  • Proficiency with 1 programming language

    • Bonus points for Java, Javascript, SQL, Python

  • Strong communication, listening, and collaboration skills

  • Proven experience with independent work, self-direction, and prioritization


Bonus Points

  • Experience testing code written in SPSS and/or R

  • Background working with data analysts, data engineers, 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.


EEO Statement

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. 


Legal Requirements

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.

This position has been filled.