Pearson Software Quality Engineer in Bangalore, India
Role: Software Quality Engineer (Full time)
Division: Assessment & Qualifications Delivery
Location: Chennai / Bangalore, India
Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Our Purpose | Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning
Our company: Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.
Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced as strengths and opportunities are equal and accessible.
Flexible working: Pearson is committed to hybrid working practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance at the office more flexibly.
About UK Assessment & Qualifications
We are responsible for the delivery of nearly 4 million examination results per annum, including A-Level, GCSE, BTEC and T-levels for students in UK and International centers. Our in-house systems process every learner from registration to marking and certification, in a highly regulated business. We currently operate a hybrid estate of predominantly bespoke systems, with an ongoing strategic transformation programme to migrate from on-prem to cloud based, cost effective, scalable and resilient services.
We also deliver courseware to over 4 million learners and teachers at Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Colleges, or at home in the UK and abroad through our bespoke Learning Management Systems. These offer engaging experiences that cater for all abilities and support learning and preparation for qualifications.
About the Job
The position is for a Quality Assurance Engineer to work on mainly greenfield development projects to test new serverless microservice based cloud applications in AWS. Currently we are in the middle of a large programme to migrate from monoliths with large areas of overlapping functionality to a capability-based model, which can scale and adapt to an ever faster changing educational landscape.
We’d expect that you’ll have relevant experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer working with manual testing and automation tools, testing solutions that provide real benefit to users, and working in an Agile project delivery environment using Scrum or Kanban.
Key Skills & Experience
Application of testing methodologies like TDD / BDD in Cloud / Hybrid environment
Design and development of Automation Frameworks and integration with Automation tools (Selenium, REST assured, Postman, Swagger, TestComplete, Cucumber)
High expertise in testing concepts – both manual and automation
Experience with API testing including RESTful Web Services
Use of HP ALM for test case management
Effective documentation and management of defects in JIRA or related tool
Preparation, review and maintenance of test documentation such as Test Cases / Scenarios and Defects
Working with Product Owner and Business Analyst to refine and estimate requirements
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Agile Software Development
Experience working with distributed teams, including offshore team members
Desirable Skills & Experience
Preparation, review, and maintenance of effective Test Plans, in line with the Test Strategy
Creation of Regression test suites
Providing support to Performance and Security testing teams
Application of stringent Definition of Done (DoD) on moving stories to Done in JIRA
Experience with Jenkins and Maven
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 9885