Pearson Senior Software Quality Automation Analyst in Bloomington, Minnesota

Senior Software Quality Automation Analyst


What will you do?

Lead Agile teams performing testing.

Develop test strategy and help tune and refine testing practices.

Test automation, test automation, test automation. Helprefine our process, but continue our commitment to test automation. Honeour continuous integration practice. Help uncover better ways of developingsoftware by doing it and helping others do it.

How will you do it?

Work autonomously, yet collaboratively within and across teams.Welcome change, adjust and adapt forefficiency. Pay continuous attention to technical excellence.

Communicate efficiently, effectively and often with peers, leadersand those being led.


You have established your credentials and work history as asoftware quality assurance leader, you are ready for a new challenge and wantto take the next step in your personal development in an environment thatencourages individual growth. You value a positive work inhabited bycompetent and confident individuals who work together to produce industryleading products all while enjoying what they do.

When and where?

Now is your time to join our team at Pearson VUE, the world’sleader in computer based testing.

Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing forinformation technology, academic, government and professional testing programsaround the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from testdevelopment to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s mostcomprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions ofindividuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leadinglearning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson islisted on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE:PSO).

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer and a member of E-verify. All qualified applicants,including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals withdisabilities are encouraged to apply

The Sr. SQA Automation Analyst performs software quality assurance tasks associated with test automation development, execution and analyzing results.

The Sr. SQA Analyst will also provide work direction, coordination and leadership for projects, as appropriate. Working closely with other SQA staff and software project teams, the Senior SQA Automation Analyst ensures the total quality and specific requirements of software products are met in an appropriate manner.


RequiredEducation and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Business and/or equivalent education and experience

  • Five or more years of experience in software quality assurance testing

  • Two or more years of experience in automation development using Java, C# or similar technology


  • Experience in leadership and mentoring junior quality assurance analysts

  • Experience with n-tier Java enterprise systems HIGHLY preferred

  • Experience in software development (as a programmer) - OO Programming is a BIG plus

  • Experience with requirement and design meetings and reviews

Skills,Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable in Selenium WebDriver

  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools

  • Knowledgeable of Agile software testing, Agile SQA methodologies, Agile SQA processes and Agile software lifecycle

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Effective team working and team leading skills

  • Active attitude and execution ability to initiate and implement process and technology improvements required

  • Familiar with documenting test plans and test cases

  • Knowledge of a defect tracking system

  • Working knowledge of relational databases and ability to create and update database queries required

  • Client server environments or network administration skills preferred

  • Knowledge of scripting language or object-oriented programming language

Contact the recruiter:


  • Twitter: @NancyStovall71

  • Google NancyStovall


Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Technology

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 6, 2017