Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Remote


What We’re Working On

High-profile data breaches in the last year such as the Colonial Pipeline, Nintendo, Marriott, and the Defense Information Systems Agency have revealed the growing need for unconventional approaches to data security in the enterprise. Enter PKWARE. Our software, moves encryption from the network or disk down to individual files and databases. Our software is designed for large enterprises and government entities and is available on all major client operating systems.

About the Role

PKWARE offers a multitude of testing opportunities for Quality Assurance Engineers. We have products on ubuntu, solaris, windows, mac, mobile, and more! To ship a quality product in within a quarterly release cycle, we embrace and empower testing strategies that include automated testing. This doesn’t mean we don’t manually test our products but we are making a conscious effort to shift towards more test automation. This role will include working heavily with different databases in a Java technology stack for products in the security space.

What You Will Do

Our Quality Assurance Engineers will be the champions of quality within our scrum teams. They will help identify technologies and tools to improve our testing efforts from within our teams. You’ll work with Software Engineers to create quality new features while ensuring existing functionality doesn’t break. You’ll help make sure your product managers aren’t forgetting about performance concerns. I will be your job to be a leader in the testing efforts while ensuring we are setting ourselves up for quality product years down the road. You are not coming to PKWARE to push buttons all day, you are coming to PKWARE to utilize all your problem solving and engineering skills to push yourself to learn to be a better Quality Assurance Engineer every day.

Who Should Apply

  • You have 2-5 years of experience in software quality experience.
  • You have the ability to work on self-directed tasks and complete work independently.
  • You have the ability to write code for automated UI, API and back-end tests.
  • You have the ability to Build Developer Branches (git, shell, bat).
  • You have experience with SQL Server and Postgres databases (managing, creating, querying).
  • You have experience with automated testing (selenium, junit, ect).
  • You have experience with performance testing (locust, jmeter, ect).
  • You have experience with Python, Java, shell/bash scripting.

PKWARE, Inc. is . . .

PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device or environment. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions, retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security, and compliance. To learn more, visit

And just so you know . . .

PKWARE is located in Milwaukee, WI, and offers a competitive compensation including company paid parking and a jeans-friendly environment.

PKWARE provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, veteran status, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any reserve component of the federal or state military forces, age, non-relevant arrest or conviction record, use or nonuse of lawful products off the company’s premises during non-working hours, or other characteristic protected by law.

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