Sr. Software Quality Engineer - Automation Specialist 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 Sr. Software Quality Engineer?s tasks will be focused on creating an automated testing environment and setting quality standards for two of our development teams in NYC, Connections and Media. Heavy emphasis will be placed on automation strategy, automation framework creation, and automation maintenance. Thus, a strong background in automation execution and development is required.
This Quality Leader will:
Be a vocal leader in setting quality standards for development teams
Participate in daily scrums and contribute to sprint activities (planning, demos, retrospectives).
Develop effective test cases to ensure that the system functionality meets the requirements
Establish and maintain a high level of automated test coverage.
Create automated tests and maintain automated test scripts/code
Demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and show initiative to take on tasks
Manage business context and pressures around quality and time to market
Ongoing coaching of the team in quality best practices.
What to expect:
Your initial ramp will be spent learning our Connections & Media use cases and test cases, and working on our test automation suite. This automation suite touches many areas of the Bazaarvoice platform: Connections Portal web application, brand catalog in Cassandra and Elastic Search, Salesforce integration, email integration, and client reporting.
After the initial ramp-up period you will be expected to design and maintain QA automation regression suites, report quality metrics to stakeholders on a regular basis, and play a key role in our regular release process.
After 3 months you will be expected to be the key expert who will ensure the quality of our Connections & Media platforms.
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
Software Engineering background with excellent automated coding ability.
Experience in setting forward thinking quality standards for small, agile engineering teams.
Extensive experience in API, Restful and/or UI test automation tools (e.g., Selenium, GWT)
Experience with SQL and/or other database technologies
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience with XML, JSON, and other markup languages
Experience with performance testing
Experience with NoSQL DB's like MongoDB, Redis or Cassandra
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline, preferred
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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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