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The College Board

Helena / Helena, MT

BigFuture - Test Automation Engineer

Location607 E Porter St, Helena / Helena, Montana 59635
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-04-07
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Valid Through2023-01-28

Job Description:

About the team

The BigFuture team is committed to supporting all students to make the right first step post high school. BigFuture reaches over 7M students each year and is the leading free resource for College, Scholarship, and Career Exploration. BigFuture allows students to demystify the college going process, unlock options to afford college, and explore careers that connect to their skills and interests. In addition to the student facing platform, the team manages a service that fosters rich interactions between students and the over 1,500 Higher Education institutions. These institutions look across the 25,000 high schools to round out their classes and reach a broad student population. BigFuture has a 25-person core team and collaborates deeply with other divisions including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Technology, Legal, and Strategic Higher Education.

About the Opportunity

You are a highly skilled and motivated Test Automation Engineer with a passion analyzing user stories and creating automated integration, system and acceptance test cases to ensure software quality and compliance with business intent.Additionally, you thrive in developing, executing test cases, test scripts for User interface, API, relational database, and evaluating test results to determine compliance with test plans and established business processes.

What you'll do

Establish an automated testing framework, define testing practices, and integrate automated tests into CI/CD pipelines for multiple products
Code automated test scripts for using the Testing frameworks and libraries such as Jest, Mocha, Chai, Sinon, Python's unittest, mock, Selenium, Cypress, and similar browser APIs, BrowserStack, Postman
Code automated tests for js frontend/browser interaction, Serverless Python REST backends
Provides guidance to others in carrying out QA duties, while performing technically advanced responsibilities.
Establishes and maintains technical testing methodologies and processes.
Develops test strategies and plans. Oversees the development of and/or develops and maintains test data.
Develops and delivers verbal and written status reports on the testing of the features.
Work with software engineers and product owners to identify tests to ensure quality and accuracy of story delivery.
Assist in the confirmation of bugs reported from outside sources, document and communicate them to the development team. Verify when resolved.
Assist in the identification, selection, and implementation of software tools and technologies, and testing techniques and procedures that facilitate automated testing and quality assurance.

About You

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
3-6 years of experience in software systems, programming, testing and quality assurance.
Working experience with tools cited above.
Strong JavaScript and Python coding skills
Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and browser DOM
Experience working in Agile methodologies
Working experience with CICD and DevOps
Experience testing code running in Amazon Web Services, especially AWS Lambda
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must be able to work as a member of cross-functional project teams
Excellent problem solving and analytical ability
Able to function both with minimal supervision and in a team-oriented unit
Deep interest in expanding educational opportunity for all students

More about you

Experience working in an Agile/Scrum and iterative development environment
Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills with a focus on customer service and the ability to clearly discern client needs
Demonstrates ability to solve complex problems using divergent thinking resulting in innovative solutions

About Our Culture

Our team comprises highly motivated engineers that keep abreast of emerging technologies and strive for technical excellence.
We take ownership
We are empowered by our leadership to build 'best of breed" solutions that will propel the College Board's mission to connect students to college success
We are a self-organized, collaborative team that strives for continuous improvement
Our success is based on the mutual respect we have for each other and the contributions of each team member

Job ID: 5273007294067446482

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