Skillsoft
Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 523181
Updated: 03/31/2020
Job Type: Regular
Location: Rochester NY
Category: Engineering
Position Status: Exempt
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Job Description

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. We provide cloud-based learning solutions for our customers worldwide. Our success is driven by the hard work, energy and creativity of our employees. If you want to be a part of a culture that blends the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation of a technology company with a passion for and commitment to learning, we want to connect with you.

At Skillsoft, we provide learning and support solutions that connect our customers’ business objectives with long-term success. In the same way, we provide you with a work environment that values respect, integrity and continuous learning. It’s an environment in which you will be able to develop your talents, achieve your goals and connect with the rewarding career you’ve always wanted.

Position Overview

Skillsoft is currently seeking Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Quality Assurance team. This position is involved with global virtual teams and his responsible for planning and executing test efforts.

This position requires the ability to plan and execute a test effort, with activities to include but not be limited to:

Designing and building test cases and procedures from use cases and requirements

Execution of manual and automated test cases and procedures

Leading the test efforts of Small to Medium projects including offsite team members

Position Responsibilities

Designs, plans, and develops, test scenarios that provide thorough feature and regression testing

Executes test scripts, both manual and automated, as assigned

Address failing tests to resolve code pipeline issues.

Leading the test efforts of Small to Medium projects

Reports on test results and maintains results database

Works closely with cross functional team across multiple locations and time zones

Provides product expertise to the development team and offshore test partners

Desired Skills and Experience

Customer Focused – personally demonstrated that both external and internal customers are a high priority by identifying, and responding to their needs in a timely and efficient manner

Initiative – Recognizes opportunities and initiates actions to capitalize on them by looking for a new and productive ways to make an impact

Innovative Thinking – Embraces and champions new ideas and encourages others to do likewise

Building Organizational Commitment – Demonstrates commitment, loyalty and appreciation for the organization.   Conveys a high-level of concern for all employees, while helping to ensure that both their needs and those of the organization are met 

5-7 years of Software Quality Assurance experience

Experience working with Java, JavaScript, JSON, Postman and Postgres

Experience working with Selenium and Jenkins

Working knowledge of, and experience with defect tracking methodologies and processes

Excellent software troubleshooting skills

Knowledge of testing methods and the different software development methodologies

Excellent problem-solving and analytic skills

Commitment to working within and being a highly productive member of a team

Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills

Experience working with off-shore teams

Knowledge of web and database technologies

Direct experience with enterprise product testing, including managing multiple concurrent releases

Working with a development teams using an iterative development methodology

Experience with both back-end and GUI front-end testing

Education and Certifications

B.S / B.A. in Computer Science / Engineering and/or Mathematics

It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

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Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law