CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Software Quality Assurance Specialist

Software Quality Assurance Specialist

Are you looking for a growing, privately held company where the average tenure of its team members is 15 plus years? Are you seeking a company that values individual contributions and encourages innovation and strives for excellence?

Located in Central Ohio, Cott Systems, Inc. has been delivering innovative record management products and services to government officials since creating our patented indexing system in the 1800s. Cott continues to develop technology with a purpose through unique software applications and solutions for recording, imaging, and searching land, court, and other official records. As a leader in our industry, we strive to be the most trusted provider for preserving, protecting, and presenting official public records.

We’re looking for an individual that is passionate about software QA, that is self-motivated, energetic, and who has a sharp eye for details within software applications with the ability to execute software testing solutions.

As a software tester you will write and execute quality assurance tests to ensure that the standards and requirements of our software applications are met. You will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to improve development and QA processes.

Working closely with software developers, the product team, and customer support, you’ll be involved in:

  • Determining time estimates and testing priorities
  • Executing test plans based on hardware and software requirements and technical specifications
  • Detecting hardware and software failures so that defects may be discovered and corrected
  • Documenting and reporting issues; tracking issue resolution
  • Maintaining QA Documentation versioning
  • Working through established defect tracking systems and processes

Ideal candidates have 3 years of experience in a software development environment as a tester, are exceptionally good at identifying inconsistencies and flaws within software applications, believe in personal and team accountability, and possess good skills in problem/issue identification, documentation, communication, tracking, and resolution. Experience with agile methodologies is a plus.

This position participates in a hybrid work schedule that is currently 1 day per week in the office 4 days per week remote working.  Occasionally this role will require evening or weekend work.

Our team members enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Paid time off (15 days the first year of employment plus 8 holidays)
  • 401K retirement plan with match
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans including an HRA medical plan option with a sizable yearly contribution by Cott
  • Basic life & ADD insurance, and short and long-term disability at no cost

Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and flexible work arrangements.

Direct hire, full-time opportunity. No contractors or third parties, please.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but only those applicants who are to be considered will be contacted. Must be authorized to work in the U.S for any employer without company sponsorship.

We celebrate employment equity and diversity! We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state, provincial, or local laws.

Cott Systems, Inc. is a leader in technology solutions and services for recording, imaging, and searching land and court records. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Cott Systems, Inc. specializes in understanding and responding to local government information management needs by building a partnership with their clients and the public that they serve.


To be considered, please submit your resume in Word or PDF format, referencing Software Quality Assurance Specialist in the subject line of your email. Infrastructure & Support Analyst