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Pearson Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - REMOTE US in Boston, Massachusetts

Summary:

The Senior Software Quality Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the quality of Pearson/MZD platforms through strong automation implemented solutions and manual testing efforts as well as tracking the status of issues reported on Pearson/MZD products.

This requisition is part of the Pearson/MZD team, which develops innovative assessment technology platforms. One of the team’s primary responsibilities is supporting multiple technology platforms that deliver exams to test takers, score and report results. We are currently engaged in building our next generation assessment platform, which is a multi-year project with enormous strategic value, leveraging state of the art technologies and processes. We are looking for outstanding candidates to bolster the staff of this critical project.

A Leader passionate in technology primarily responsible for establishing frameworks that enable automation aspects of functional and nonfunctional testing and able to train juniors while providing leadership in testing, requirement analysis and design to help identify issues that could compromise quality.

LOCATION: REMOTE - US

We are looking for a leader…

  • Avid in learning and exploring recent technology.

  • Good team player and willing to work in challenging environments.

  • Good analytical & communication skills

  • A Self-Starter with a serious sense of accountability

  • Good leadership and mentoring skills

Responsibilities

  • Plan and drive all aspects of quality within the team.

  • Conduct functional testing on UI, API components with industry recognized tools & frameworks I.e., Selenium, SoapUI, Rest Assured...etc.

  • Mentor team members and thereby help improve the overall quality engineering competence and efficiency index.

  • Review Test Designs & Test Automation practices to ensure standards.

  • Improve efficiency of testing activities working closely with Development leads, Architects by understanding the designs and architecture of the application.

  • Own & create Test Repositories, Artifacts and collaborate with assignees in maintaining standards.

  • Make a positive impact on the organizations Quality Engineering practices through innovative ideas, concepts & driving them to a substantial point of adaption.

  • Assist Application Developers and technical support staff in identifying and resolving defects

  • Participate in large, complex system implementation projects; and provide technical leadership to QA and Dev teams

Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related engineering and technical field, or foreign equivalent; and 7 years of IT/quality assurance work experience, including 5 years in Quality Engineering with a thorough knowledge of software development life cycle principles and quality assurance processes and methodologies, as well as 3 years of hands-on experience with automated test tools

  • 5 Years of Hands-on experience in the creation of Test Strategy, Test Plan, and Test Summary Reports

  • 5 Years of Hands-on experience in Test Automation

  • 5 years of Hands-on experience in developing automation workflows via tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, etc.

  • 5 years of Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance, and software improvement

  • Experience in Version control/Source control management tools like Bitbucket, GitHub

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90k - $110k . This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: ENGINEERING

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 5310

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