Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (QA) Tester

Futurex is seeking talented individuals with a passion for testing software for the role of Entry-Level Software Quality Assurance (QA) Tester. Our world-class team is based at Futurex’s Engineering Campus in Bulverde, 15 miles north of San Antonio, Texas.

This role offers an opportunity for entry-level candidates to expand their talents by participating directly in the testing of production software operating on Futurex’s enterprise-grade data encryption hardware. Individual visibility within the team is high, and opportunities for rapid advancement exist. All levels of Futurex QA testers work directly with products using manual and automated testing procedures in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment on products with a rapid time to market.

Qualified candidates possess the ability to test programs and systems based on defined requirements, to prepare test specifications, to write new test cases, to interpret technical information relating to software behaviors, and to communicate effectively.The position involves testing and extending both existing and new applications, as well as documenting methods and procedures.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Test and troubleshoot software and firmware developed for Futurex’s line of applications and/or cryptographic devices and report conclusions in a clear and concise manner
  • Develop new tests that validate new features, verify issue resolution, perform stress tests, and identify security weak points
  • Develop and/or extend custom libraries that will interface with our automated testing suite
  • Confer with team members to develop, understand, and update requirements for product features
  • Write and maintain testing documentation on subjects including API functionality and software issue creation/resolution
  • Maintain confidentiality of information being processed, stored, or accessed


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science (CS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), Electrical Engineering Technology (EET), or Electronics & Computer Technology (ECT)
  • Motivated, self-starting, and eager to learn
  • Intermediate proficiency with Python (version 3 preferred)

Strongly Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Linux (SysV and systemd)
  • SQL experience and basic understanding of relational databases
  • Familiarity with automated and manual software testing tools and frameworks such as Selenium
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience with version control software such as Git or Subversion
  • Experience with issue tracking software such as Trac or Jira


  • A key role in production-level software projects working directly on cutting-edge encryption technology with a fast time to market
  • Competitive compensation and opportunities for advancement
  • Scenic corporate campus with amenities including a tennis court, jogging trail, and putting green
  • Welcoming, family-style corporate culture uniquely suited to fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and motivated individuals

LOCATION: Bulverde, Texas

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