Associate Software Engineer in Test
Blackboard
Chennai, India
5d ago

The Opportunity :

Recently combined with Anthology, Blackboard offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries.

The companys mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.

For more information about our company and career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.

This role focuses on Blackboard Learn, a product in which we pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators.

Blackboard Learn allows learners and instructors to access online educational experiences wherever and whenever they want through web and mobile devices.

Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day-to-day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner.

We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors.

As Associate Software Engineer in Test, youll focus on providing support for test development and execution against our new feature and legacy system releases.

Specific responsibilities will include :

  • Becoming an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos
  • Creating and maintaining automation frameworks and testing tools
  • Developing the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration / API tests, and UI tests
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining testing environments, performing all aspects of verification including functional, regression, load, and system testing as well as documentation
  • Working in a Scrum team focused on building functionality for Blackboards Web applications
  • The Candidate :

    Required skills / qualifications :

  • At least 1 year of experience in QA manual testing and automation
  • Experience developing test automation scripts for web applications and REST APIs
  • Light experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as Webdriver and TestNG
  • Familiarity with Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • A technical understanding of database configuration and ability to write basic SQL queries
  • Light experience with one or more scripting languages like shell or bash
  • Light experience with REST APIs, JavaScript, XML, JSON
  • Familiarity with build environments like Jenkins, Docker and Mesos
  • Preferred skills / qualifications :

  • 1-2 years of experience
  • The Office :

    We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India : Chennai.

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station and bus stop
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools Holiday Inn
  • Office provides lunch Tuesday Thursday and evening snacks Monday Friday
  • Office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities
  • Option for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required.

    Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

    Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, protected military / veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.

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