QA Tester / QA Analyst

Instant Connect is a software platform that provides seamless push-to-talk (PTT) connectivity for today’s fast-moving workforces utilizing any mix of mobile, radio, IP, and telephony devices.  Our next-gen platform is fully device-independent, letting your workforce communicate any way they want sharing both voice and data.

Instant Connect is part of the Dillon Kane Group (DKG) portfolio of affiliated companies and businesses (  DKG is an established, trusted name in enterprise software, technology, and business, located at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2800, Chicago, Illinois.


We are looking for an experienced QA Tester to join our high-performing technology product team.  This person may work out of the Chicago office, or work remotely within the US with our collocated Sales, Product, and Engineering Teams.


This person will learn Instant Connect products and capabilities, including devices, connections and integrations with various customer infrastructures.  The QA Tester will create and execute test plans and manage documentation to help remove user experience issues.  This person will ultimately be responsible for delivering high-quality functional software and web applications to our customers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other related discipline
  • 3+ years of testing commercial applications
  • 3+ years of testing browser/desktop applications
  • 3+ years of mobile testing
  • Experience in an agile CI/CD environment
  • Experience with software tools: Jira, Slack, Confluence TestFlight, App Store, App Center, Linux user level familiarity
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Resourcefulness, efficiency, initiative, and a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong team player, strong written and verbal communication

Nice to Have Knowledge of the following:

  • Containers (Kubernetes, KubeSpray, Docker, K3s)
  • Git, Bitbucket, Bitbucket Pipelines
  • Dashboard, Modeling (Grafana, Kibana, Loki, ElasticSearch, Fluentd, Prometheus)
  • Security (Nginx, SSL, PKI infrastructure; X.509 certificates, CertManager)
  • Load testing using Javascript
  • Kubernetes Clusters
    • Deployment using Helm Chart
    • Performance tuning (metrics, logs, dashboards, etc.)
    • Data movement between clusters
    • Storage (Rancher, VMWare, OpenEBS, Longhorn)
  • Cloud Provider terminology and deployment models (on-prem, public cloud, and hybrid)
  • Linux; shell scripting and network admin
  • Hands on testing of “Push to Talk” applications and Voice over IP, IP Networking


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