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Sr. Quality Engineer

 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
ID Number: #RELNJP00026770

Senior Quality Engineer (Web Applications and API Testing)
Job Summary
This Quality Engineering position is part of the software delivery agile teams responsible for those world-class education products.
This role is responsible for executing the Quality Engineering strategy. They will work with peers and leads to enhance testing design and improve process standards, with a focus on effectiveness and quick feedback driven approaches. Delivery-focused testing and high-quality standards is paramount.
Experience (US only) and Education
• 5+ years of Quality Engineering experience
• BS Engineering/Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience required
• Lead experience is required
• Management experience is nice to have

Key Responsibilities
• Drive the quality engineering strategy on respective agile product teams
• Contribute to the API testing framework to ensure reliability of a multi-tenant RESTful microservices platform
• Write scripts to test AWS managed services for data pipelines
• Write front end test automation for product team's apps to validate analytics implementations
• Coordinate with Product teams on various analytics implementations 
• Use risked-based analysis to determine appropriate testing strategies, including regression, service integration, scope of sanity & smoke tests, performance & load testing, and production validation scope
• Coordinate with Development to prioritize, troubleshoot, and fix defects
• Work to deliver quick testing feedback in an Agile working environment
• Perform white-box testing and RCA of defects as needed
• Validate backend tests via SQL query
• Conduct team-wide exploratory testing sessions
• Participate in Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) release management and provide production validation as needed
• Maintain respective testing environments
• Attend customer user sessions, refining test cases to always be user-focused
• Maintain escaped defect targets

Required Technologies
Chrome, Firefox, Selenium, JIRA and Confluence, Chrome Dev Tools or Firebug, Java, Jenkins, Kibana, Charles Proxy and/or Fiddler, Docker/Kubernetes, JavaScript, Python, REST-Assured, Test-NG, OpenShift, AWS, Oracle, Postgres, CLI, Linux, GitHub, MacOS
Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas, Blackboard, D2L is a plus

Skills
• API driven testing
• Validating data pipelines
• Data visualization experience
• White Box Testing
• SQL
• Documentation and Communication
• Browser testing methodologies
• Release Management
• Critical Thinking and Attention to Detail
• Root Cause Analysis
• Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Canvas)
• Familiarity with HTTP, JavaScript, and Java errors
• Software engineering design patterns


TOP 3 must-have skills: 
a.) API testing
b.) SQL expertise and backend testing
c.) Communication
 

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