AvalonBay Communities

  • Quality Assurance Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/14/2018 10:06 AM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Job Type
  • Overview

    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018.


    AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing high-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. AvalonBay currently owns and operates approximately 80,000 apartment homes in the US and employs approximately 3,000 associates.  We are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team in our Arlington, VA Headquarters office. 


    Under the supervision of the Director of Information Systems and working with the agile software development team, the Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for providing timely, detailed, and pertinent quality information to help the team make informed decisions about the state of the product.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Participate in any/all modes of testing as required by the project. System, functional, performance, security, acceptance, regression, post production, etc.
    • Apply critical thinking to analyze, design, plan, and execute the testing needed to gather and provide important information about the product.
    • Provide a high level of customer service, both internal and external, including both written and verbal communication.
    • Manage and negotiate time, workload, and strategy across multiple projects based on priority and resources when needed.
    • Work with the team to define, select, and apply useful methodologies, frameworks, standards, and tools for process improvement.



    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 3+ years software development/testing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Experience working with:

    • agile software development methodologies and tools required
    • testing of dynamic web applications, both internal and external customer facing solutions required
    • testing of internal and 3rd party web services and APIs required
    • relational databases and SQL scripting required
    • common web technologies, frameworks, and programming languages helpful


    Must be a problem solver with high aptitude, eager to learn and apply new skills, tools, and technologies to provide quality solutions. Seeking a team player that contributes to building a positive team spirit, driven to contribute to the success of the project.  And a strong communicator that will advocate and negotiate with the team for the needs of the project.




    AvalonBay conducts drug and background screening for all hires. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance and other applicable state and federal laws.


    AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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