Nelnet

  • IT Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer - SIS

    Job Locations US-TX-Burleson
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/13/2018 3:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-6885
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Collaborates, executes and reports on test methodologies for software development processes currently utilizing Scrum, Continuous Improvement and Continuous Delivery cycles.

    Responsibilities

    1. Responsible for reliability and consistent quality of software releases.
    2. Assures that software enhancements behave as expected by the business requirements.
    3. Develops and executes automated testing methodologies and coordinate with a team of test engineers.
    4. Executes test strategies and software release schedules revolving around the Scrum and Continuous Delivery process cycles.
    5. Ensures core software regression and a range of individual client functionality is targeted each sprint using a wide range of test resources and automated test plans.
    6. Researches and documents requirements, evaluates scenarios, and executes changes needed to respond to requirements.
    7. Collaborates with the technical team and engineering groups as needed to ensure a quality software release.
    8. Responsible for all aspects of Quality Assurance including Software Quality Assurance, QA Program Implementation, Testing, Verification, and Validation.
    9. Develop SQL scripts to populate test databases.
    10. Develop scripts to automate testing wherever possible.
    11. Integrate test automation into Visual Studio Team Services wherever possible.
    12. Profile and optimize system performance.
    13. Develop, maintain, and grow a suite of automated regression tests to exercise RESTful web services and browser-based client-side functionality.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or commensurate experience.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    1. 3-5 years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Test Engineer for software development. Good working knowledge of Scrum, Continuous Improvement and Continuous Delivery software development environments as well as automation testing. 
    2. Experience utilizing automated test platforms and methodologies.
    3. Experience with Unit Testing, End-to-End testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing.
    4. Experience with Protractor or other automated testing tools.

     

    COMPETENCIES – SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

    1. Agile/Scrum development cycle testing experience is required.
    2. Experience with Continuous Improvement process as it relates to software development.
    3. Experience with Continuous Delivery process and required test automation.
    4. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
    5. Strong consensus building, multi-tasking, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
    6. Ability to work with other technical staff and layers of management.
    7. Self-directed and highly motivated.
    8. Knowledge of test defect management tool such as Visual Studio Team Services a plus.
    9. Proficiency with scripting languages such as TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, etc.
    10. Proficiency troubleshooting web page issues using browser based developer tools.
    11. Proficiency with .NET, C# and cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure a plus.

    EEO Statement

    Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.
    Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

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