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Analytics Application Tester (Quality Engineer)

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Job Id:

25575

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Houston, TX  77001

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

  • This Quality Engineering position is part of the Education Technology agile teams responsible for those world-class education products.
  • This role is responsible for executing the Education Technology Quality Engineering strategy.
  • They will work with peers and leads to enhance testing design and improve process standards, with a focus on effectiveness and quick feedback driven approaches.
  • Delivery-focused testing and high-quality standards is paramount.
  • This position is on the Analytics Platform team, which provides valuable information to business stakeholders on product usage, allowing the business to operate in a data-driven fashion.
  • Job responsibilities include maintaining quality of analytics micro-services, big data capture, and ETL data processing pipelines.

 

Experience and Education

  • 2+ years of Quality Engineering experience
  • BS Engineering/Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience required

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the quality engineering strategy on respective agile product teams
  • Contribute to the API testing framework to ensure reliability of a multi-tenant RESTful microservices platform
  • Write scripts to test AWS managed services for data pipelines
  • Write front end test automation for product team's apps to validate analytics implementations
  • Coordinate with Product teams on various analytics implementations (Adobe Analytics, IMS Global Caliper for Learning Analytics, Pendo, and other Analytics technologies)
  • Use risked-based analysis to determine appropriate testing strategies, including regression, service integration, scope of sanity & smoke tests, performance & load testing, and production validation scope
  • Coordinate with Development to prioritize, troubleshoot, and fix defects
  • Work to deliver quick testing feedback in an Agile working environment
  • Perform white-box testing and RCA of defects as needed
  • Conduct team-wide exploratory testing sessions
  • Participate in Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) release management and provide production validation as needed
  • Maintain respective testing environments
  • Attend customer user sessions, refining test cases to always be user-focused
  • Maintain escaped defect targets

 

Key Technologies

Java (RestAssured/TestNG/Selenium/Spring), JavaScript (Angular/React), Amazon Web Services, Scala, SQL, Adobe Analytics, Pendo, Git, JSON, Jira and Confluence, Bash, Python, New Relic

 

Additional Technologies

  • Jenkins, Kibana, Charles Proxy and/or Fiddler, Docker/Kubernetes, Selenium Grid, OpenShift, Linux, Github
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas, Blackboard, D2L is a plus

 

 

Skills

  • White Box Testing
  • Documentation and Communication
  • Browser testing methodologies
  • Release Management
  • Critical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Canvas)
  • Familiarity with HTTP, JavaScript, and Java errors
  • Software engineering design patterns

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Job Id:

25575

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Houston, TX  77001

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies