QA Engineer

  • San José, Costa Rica
  • Full-time

Company Description

The current admissions and communications process between parents and school administrators is inefficient and outdated. SchoolMint’s mission is to streamline and modernize that system so that everyone can get back to what they do best - helping our kids succeed!

About Us:

SchoolMint is an online recruitment, enrollment, and communication platform for K12 schools used by thousands of schools in more than 100 cities and 30 states worldwide. Our team consists of folks who have trained at MIT, Harvard, USC, UC Berkeley, and Stanford and have previously worked at The Climate Corporation, Edmodo, Apple, Pearson, and Teach For America. Headquartered in San Francisco, SchoolMint is well funded by reputable venture capital firms such as New Schools Venture Fund, Crosslink Capital, Kapor Capital, and Imagine K12 as well as some amazing angel investors pioneering the technology and education world.

Working at SchoolMint, not only are you encouraged to voice your own ideas in a meritocratic start-up environment, you are empowered to translate those ideas into results that make an immediate impact on the lives of real parents and students. Just as we believe in giving students the chance to learn and grow, we also believe in giving our employees the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers. Coming to SchoolMint, you will find honest and genuine people who care for the mission they serve and for the people who make it happen.

At SchoolMint, we work hard to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment. We welcome all and value every individuality because we know how advantageous diversity is to our employees, our product, and our communities.

SchoolMint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job Description

QA Engineers at Schoolmint work within cross-functional feature teams and collaborate closely with engineers, designers, and product managers. You will work closely with our product designers to ensure features are well defined and testable, and to keep the overall test plan up to date with product priorities. You will engage with our customer service team to help escalate customer issues when needed. You will collaborate with app engineers to understand risks and to communicate found issues.

Day to day your work will include writing test cases, doing exploratory testing, and verifying new features. At appropriate times you will restructure test plans and automate the test cases for which it makes sense.For releases, you test new features and execute regression tests.


  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience

  • 1-3 years of relevant professional experience

  • Understanding of RDBMS concepts 

  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills

  • Strong sense of ownership and willingness to learn all aspects of a SAAS business

  • Get things done without a lot of handholding

Additional Information

  • Flexible schedule with extreme importance to quality of work rather than number of hours spent.
  • High performers get rewarded frequently
  • Private insurance
  • We are growing in Costa Rica, early employees will have lots of opportunity to grow themselves in various roles in the company
  • Team lunches once per week
  • Team activities
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Casual working enviroment
  • Work from Home days
  • Snacks and Lounge area 
  • Office is located in San Pedro, Montes de Oca