Sr. Software QA Engineer Bazaarvoice
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Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth; when people talk to each other, people buy stuff they are happy about because they trust the opinions of others. We see a day when all voices are connected and, together, help the marketplace function better. That?s what our name means: the ?voice of the marketplace.? We?ve built a network that connects businesses together to amplify the authentic voices of people wherever they shop ? online, in-store and mobile.
Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform channels these voices into the places that influence purchases.
Our network helps businesses gain access to a wider audience of shoppers and trusted consumer content to improve sales and marketing. Insights from our network data help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences, drive product innovation and performance, make better merchandising decisions and build brand advocates and loyalty.
Who We Want:
The Quality Assurance Software Engineer?s tasks will be focused on testing all aspects of a SOA based web application. As the quality and software testing expert on the team, you will be ensuring that our clients are able to display User Generated Content on their websites and that their customers are able to view and submit content.
After the first 60 days, you will be expected to run and maintain the existing test automation regression suites, report quality metrics to stakeholders on a regular basis, and play a key role in our regular release process. After 6 months, you will know the ins and outs of the Conversations display and submit application that the regression harness tests. You will be expected to have added test cases to the existing regression harness and have developed new tests where needed. After 9 months, you will be expected to be an expert in the field of ensuring the quality of our Conversations display and submit application.
Day to day responsibilties will include contributing to our daily scrum sprint activities (planning, stand ups, demos, etc.), continue to increase our level of automated test coverage in our webdriver test suite, and validate our releases to our production environment.
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 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:
Extensive experience in API, Restful and/or UI test automation tools (e.g., Selenium, GWT)
Experience working with various data stores, including document based and RDBMS
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience with XML, JSON, and other markup languages
Experience coding in JAVA or another OO language
Experience with SQL and/or other database technologies
Experience with mobile web testing
Experience with performance testing
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline, preferred
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
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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