Quality Assurance Engineer Bazaarvoice
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Bazaarvoice:
Bazaarvoice, a leading social software company, helps clients bring the voice of the customer to the center of business strategy. With nearly 2,000 clients globally, including over half of the Internet Retailer 500 list of the world?s largest retailers, over 20 percent of the Fortune 500, and over one-third of the Fortune 100 brands, Bazaarvoice helps clients like Best Buy, Costco, Dell, Macy's, P&G, Panasonic, QVC, Travelocity, and USAA to create social outlets on their brand websites and Facebook pages where customers can engage in conversations. These conversations can be syndicated across Bazaarvoice?s global network of client websites and mobile devices, making the user-generated content that digital consumers trust accessible at multiple points of purchase. Through Bazaarvoice, brands can also connect directly with consumers on retail sites to answer questions and respond to reviews written about their products. The Bazaarvoice technology platform allows clients to leverage social data derived from online word of mouth to increase sales, acquire new customers, improve marketing effectiveness, enhance consumer engagement across channels, increase success of new product launches, improve existing products and services, effectively scale customer support, and decrease product returns. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice has offices in Amsterdam, London, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, and Sydney. For more information, visit www.bazaarvoice.com, read the blog at www.bazaarvoice.com/blog, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bazaarvoice. Bazaarvoice, 2012.
Who We Want:
The Quality Assurance Software Engineer?s tasks will be focused on testing all aspects of a SOA based web application. Under general direction, debugs complex software components through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for company products. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. Analyzes test results to certify existing functionality and integrations and recommends corrective action upon failures. Works directly with development engineers to resolve problems. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Prepares reports and documentation updates. May take part in researching best practices, new tools and technology. Testing will include functional, integration, regression and sanity testing.
Analyze requirements and stories from business partners
Develop effective test cases to ensure that the system functionality meets the requirements
Measure and report the progress and success of testing efforts
Create and update test plans and test cases for multi-browser multi-platform system-wide testing.
Find, document, and bring to closure issues that are found for each release cycle.
Triage and investigate defects reported outside of QA.
Within a feature team, become the quality leader who the developers and product managers will look to from product/feature inception to release and support.
Find more efficient ways to improve testing time and coverage through processes and/or tools.
Plan, execute, and improve release management.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and show initiative to take on tasks
Ability to take on duties in unfamiliar territory
Manage business context and pressures around quality and time to market
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
1 -4 years of web-testing experience with increasing responsibilities.
Adept at writing test plans and test cases for end-to-end testing and full-stack testing.
Highly creative and out-of-the box thinking when bug hunting and developing test scenarios.
Data and metric-driven with regards to quality and test coverage.
Previous experience with Jira or any other issues tracking software (e.g. Bugzilla, Gnats, etc.)
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience with XML, JSON, and other markup languages
Experience coding in JAVA, Ruby, Perl, or Python
Experience with SQL and/or other database technologies
Experience with mobile web testing
Experience with performance testing
Knowledge of Unix-based systems and environments
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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