Alianor is MailChimp’s QA lead. She tests new MailChimp features and products, digs through feedback to better understand our customers, and helps refine the chaotic release process.

The Little QA Team That Could

As of today, MailChimp’s QA team consists of one team leader, one engineer, and four analysts. That may not seem big, but it’s huge compared to where we were last year. Back then, we had just one QA tester—me!—working out the kinks of each of our monthly releases. I’ve learned a lot over the past …