Senior 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 Senior 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. Designs, codes and executes automated test scripts. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Prepares reports and documents updates. May take part in researching best practices, new tools and technology. Testing will include functional, integration, regression and sanity testing. Heavy emphasis will be placed on automation. This task may include automation strategy, automation framework creation, and automation maintenance. Thus, a strong background in automation execution and development is required. This is not a ?record-and-playback? position. The ideal candidate will be adept with programming and scripting and understand the trade-offs between automated and manual testing. This is a highly creative position that will require some unorthodox approaches with the end-result of faster release times for a product with minimal defects.
Analyze requirements and stories from business partners
Develop effective test cases to ensure that the system functionality meets the requirements
Design, architect, implement, and support a test automation framework that will operate under multiple browsers.
Measure and report the progress and success of testing efforts
Create automated tests and maintain automated test scripts/code
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:
3-5 years of web-based test automation experience.
Has implemented a full test automation framework solution at one or more companies.
Adept at one or more languages (e.g. Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Bash, etc.)
Highly experienced with a variety of open source automation tools (e.g. Selenium, WATIR, FitNesse, Cucumber, etc.)
Highly experienced with a variety of test automation methodologies (e.g. code-driven, data-driven, keyword-driven, GUI etc.)
Ability to create front-end test automation that utilizes dynamic web technologies (e.g. AJAX, Flash, etc.)
Experience with Teamcity and/or other continuous integration systems (e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins, Hudson, CruiseControl, etc.)
Comfortable using source control (e.g. Git, Subversion)
Experience with SQL and/or other database technologies
Experience with API testing.
Experience with mobile web testing
Experience with performance testing
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline, preferred
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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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